Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 10,134 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

To Visit Templesto Visit Temples - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

I visit temples and conduct rites
More to please the priest than the deities.
I visit temples and do sacrifices
More to bribe the God than cleanse myself.
I visit temples and do worships
More to fake being pious than be so.
I visit temples and give offerings
To make clean myself of sins for fresh ones.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 29, 2010

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 9, 2010

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