Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Gold Star - 23,357 Points (17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Donate To The Needy And Poor - Poem by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Even though it is said that
It is a good deed to receive things free
From others who offer,
Receiving alms is bad;


It is good to offer,
Because of your good gesture,
And donate to the needy and poor,
Even if the heaven is denied to you!

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem 'Donate to the needy and poor'is a translation of a Tamil poem from THIRUKKURAL.

நல்லா றெனினும் கொளல்தீது; மேலுலகம்
இல்லெனினும் ஈதலே நன்று.222 ஈகை


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 21, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, May 31, 2013

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