Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 38,988 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Dumb Intimacy - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

In your presence I am silent
And in my presence you are.
Between us silence is comfortable.
Is not it itself a proof
That we are bound by affinity.
I am man and you, a woman.
Is not that itself a proof
That it is more than affinity.
Let us not reveal what it means,
To spare us of that embarrassment.
Let us be dumbly intimate.
That intimacy is more sounding;
That silence is more sounding.1

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  • (12/1/2008 1:49:00 AM)

    Powerful well written words...thanks for sharing this with us (Report)Reply

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  • (10/17/2008 12:49:00 AM)

    A subtle emotion...expressed with elan... silence fulfilling, surrounding, enthralling....a comfortable silence of the soul's rendezvous! (Report)Reply

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  • (7/20/2008 2:46:00 AM)

    Natural human thought nicely presented! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 14, 2008

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