Treasure Island

Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

(June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

The basic needs


If you don’t have one
Wonder if you come
When you don’t come home,
It is a basic need.

If you don’t have one
Listen to the feelings
You want to share with,
It is a basic need.

If you don’t have one
Attend you away
In case you fall sick,
It is a basic need.

Food, clothes, shelter
Alone aren’t the basic needs.
22.08.2008

Submitted: Monday, August 25, 2008

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