Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Freshman - 2,312 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Traces on the earth


I left no traces on the earth
Before I got my birth. No regrets;
I must leave traces on the earth
After I leave my death. It’s my wish;
It can be my children or debts
And not the body and good deeds;
That would soon disintegrate.
01.11.2013

Submitted: Thursday, November 07, 2013

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