Treasure Island

Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

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

The death knell


When I lost my capacity to retaliate
I’d feel I found myself in the hell.
When I lost my capacity to hurt myself
I’d feel I ceased to feel the hell.
Then the death bell evokes no fear, nor tears.
14.11.05

Submitted: Saturday, August 15, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, August 26, 2009
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