Rajaram Ramachandran

Gold Star - 20,227 Points (13-7-31 (see reverse) / Chennai born, now at Juhu, Mumbai, India)

Man, Know Your Limit - Poem by Rajaram Ramachandran

A butterfly sits
On a feathery flower tip.
A sparrow sits
On a slender twig tip.
An eagle sits
On a sturdy treetop.

Each one knows
Its own weight,
A seat it selects,
Knowing its limit,
And up it flies,
To its chosen height.

His own limits,
A man knows not.
Too much he wants,
More than his limit.
It's where he suffers,
Life long, quite a lot.


Comments about Man, Know Your Limit by Rajaram Ramachandran

  • Ashraful Musaddeq (5/29/2009 9:27:00 PM)


    'Each one knows
    Its own weight,
    A seat it selects,
    Knowing its limit,
    And up it flies,
    To its chosen height.'

    But we don't... excellent poem.10+++
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  • (3/7/2008 11:25:00 PM)


    Thank you
    charles garcia
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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 19, 2004



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