Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 39,889 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Mother Is The Root - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

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Mother is the root.
Children are the shoots.
Roots take care of the shoots.
Shoots have no care for roots.
They have other things to care.
Roots don’t bother. Can mother?
17.07.2006


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  • (5/23/2009 6:01:00 AM)

    the tree and man..very true sir..this reminds me of my parents who went thru hell (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 23, 2009



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