Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 40,896 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

In Display, Not For Sale - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Flowers, in different coloured petals, are in display,
In a vase, upon a podium, in a banquet hall
For the visitors to see, breathe and vanish.
Likewise are brought ladies in extravaganza
By their men to the visitors’ wistful eyes
And taken back with envies gathered.
22.09.2000, Vijayavad

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 1, 2010

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