Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar. Poems
A Woman Forty Plus Aspires
I must be the centre of attention
And reaffirm my desirability.
I must feel validated as a woman
And re-experience the romance of love.
Let be burnt the ennui of monogamy.
Let come again the sexual excitement
That I went through at my first night.
Need not the man in focus be a prince,
An emperor nor a millionaire.
Let him be the one I want to be with,
In accordance with my safety,
Proximity and convenience.
Just for a ‘love you leave you alliance.’
Yes, I must waste no time to test my worth
And remain faithful with my husband.
The Role Of Conscience
Conscience is built by conditioning,
On the base brought by heredity.
Conditioning is the result of the known,
From which the knowledge has been formed.
Knowledge, the accumulation of knowing,
Consists of ideas and opinions
And a sense of continuity of the known,
Influenced by the values nurtured.