Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Gold Star - 6,806 Points (17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Persons With Crookedness In Mind Hide Themselves! - Poem by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Knowing its poisonous nature,
….the cobra lives hiding,
whereas the water snake lives
….openly without fear!

Those who have crookedness
….in mind hide themselves;
whereas the persons with
…no crookedness mind will not hide!

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem 'Persons with crookedness in mind hide themselves! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'moothurai' by Poetess AVVAI during 12th century.

கரவுடையவர் ஒளிந்தே நிற்பர்

நஞ்சுடைமை தானறிந்து நாகங் கரந்துறையும்
அஞ்சாப் புறங்கிடக்கும் நீர்ப்பாம்பு - நெஞ்சிற்
கரவுடையார் தம்மைக் கரப்பர் கரவார்
கரவிலா நெஞ்சத் தவர்.25 - மூதுரை

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  • Gold Star - 7,725 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (1/15/2014 11:53:00 PM)

    the word Karavu is used in many perspectives..wonderful poem Thank you for sharing such a meaningful moothurai.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, January 16, 2014

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