Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 33,531 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Agony Of The Old - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Had I died as a lad, my parents would have wept.
Had I died as a man, my children and wife would have wept.
Had I died ere my wife, my wife would have wept.
A widower, an invalid, a cumbersome,
When I die who will have wept?

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 28, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, January 8, 2010

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