Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 33,531 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Five Unfortunate Ones - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Good breed not getting education,
Good seed not heading to harvest,
Good women not blushing or the noble erring,
And mismatch marriage don’t do good.

Based on a quadrant verse of Inna Narppathyu (19) of Tamil Literature, having 40 verses on the undesirable

குலத்துப் பிறந்தவன் கல்லாமை யின்னா
நிலத்திட்ட நல்வித்து நாறாமை யின்னா
நலத்தகையார் நாணாமை யின்னாவாங் கின்னா
கலத்தல் குலமில் வழி.19 இன்னா நாற்பது

Topic(s) of this poem: moral teachings

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 13, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, September 14, 2015

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