Samanyan Lakshminarayanan


# # A Word's Power - Senryu - Poem by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

who ever you are
you should hold your tongue if not
disgrace you welcome

[ yagavarayinum naakakka kavakkal
sogaapper soliluzhukku pattu]

a hurt from fire
heals from within...hurt by word
never ever heals

[theeyinal suttapun ullaarum
aarathai navinal sutta vadu]

THIRUKURAL BY THIRUVALLUVAR


Comments about # # A Word's Power - Senryu by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

  • Miriam Maia Padua (7/15/2009 11:19:00 PM)

    very great word of wisdom...
    beware of what we say...for a tongue is sharper than a sword..
    words can make us live but also, words can kill...
    i love this...


    lovelots,
    Maia
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  • (7/14/2009 12:07:00 PM)

    Indra Mam' has given a wonderful suggestion, as always, you could group them together. The translation is great and true to the original too! Bravo & Best wishes for more!
    Angel
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  • (7/13/2009 5:05:00 AM)

    a great insight full of lesson...nice write....10 (Report)Reply

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  • Smiley Hooker (7/12/2009 6:18:00 PM)

    Very sensible write! love it: -) (Report)Reply

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  • Louis Rams (7/12/2009 4:29:00 PM)

    MY AMERICAN INDIAN PROVERB:
    do not criicize you neighbor until you have walked a mile in their mocassins.
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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (7/12/2009 2:51:00 AM)

    'a hurt from fire
    heals from within...hurt by word
    never ever heals'

    Excellently expressed the truth.10.
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  • (7/12/2009 2:14:00 AM)

    quite strong ones... the 2nd ones a bitter truth...10 (Report)Reply

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  • Indira Renganathan (7/12/2009 1:06:00 AM)

    Very good job you're doing SL...I think you can group these senryus under the title 'Kural senryus'...for easy reading and reference....just a suggestion....best wishes to you for further work on this (Report)Reply

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  • (7/12/2009 1:06:00 AM)

    Words are powerful than the sword.....lovely penning great thoughts shares in a well expressed lines...a dual linguistic piece...10+++ (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 12, 2009



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