Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 31,714 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Epics Aren’t Histories. - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Has Lord Rama lived
As the Ramayana has depicted?
Has Lord Krishna lived
As the Mahabharata has enacted?
Epics are pictured
With a view to entertainment of mass.
Epics are written
With a view to literary merit.
They aren’t histories.
What they say are what their writers have said.

Topic(s) of this poem: legends

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 11, 2015

Poem Edited: Saturday, September 12, 2015

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