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.
Apology Must Repair.
Apology asked, one dresses one's quilt.
Apology taken, one dresses one's bruise.
It is a repairing mechanism,
Sincerity is the skill needed for it.
Apology is the owning the act.
It must spring from the remorse undergone.
Undergoing humiliation is the punishment.
Displaying m magnanimity is the reward.