Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 23,687 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Bear ‘today’ For ‘tomorrow’. - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Dear Plant, bear with the caterpillar,
Who is, of your tender leaves, the eater.
He will come to you as a butterfly later,
To impregnate your blossomed flowers.

Men are caterpillars;
Men are butterflies too.
12.05.2001, Pmdi

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 7, 2010



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