Treasure Island

Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

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

To be homely is lovely


Women of beauty!
The intellectuals and the executives,
Simple with no extravaganza,
Still command men’s awe.
Others, glamorous, lascivious,
Or in excess of costumes and cosmetics,
Would evoke in you a liberality.

Be simple and homely;
You’re winsome and comely.
19.07.2000, Parlmdi

Submitted: Friday, June 25, 2010

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