Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 31,073 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Childhood Is Better Than Old Age. - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

I know my childhood and so I took care
Of my child first and then of my grandchild,
And paid debts due to my parents and theirs
Who did me all care, love and affection.

I know not the old age and I didn’t care
The need of my parents and their parents,
And left no debts due to me to be paid
By my children and their children in turn.

Comments about Childhood Is Better Than Old Age. by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

  • (2/20/2014 11:19:00 PM)

    philosophically moving with a morally important message, children have the freedom of innocence that adulthood misplaces for jaded perceptions, a wonderful read thank you very much! (Report) Reply

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  • Shraddha The Poetess (2/20/2014 11:17:00 PM)

    short n sweet................and the reality.....
    i also invite u to read mine..
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 20, 2014

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