Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Gold Star - 18,550 Points (17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Noble People Will Be Listening With Compassion! - Poem by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

In an audience of futile persons
…with improper knowledge
and poor intelligence,

If a person with inadequate education
…is conversing to his interest and discussing,
Noble people of good manners - with painful feeling

and due regards to that person - will be listening
…to him with compassion lest that person
should not be humiliated by other listeners!

Topic(s) of this poem: nobility

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem 'Noble people will be listening with compassion! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'Naalatiyaar'

புல்லா எழுத்தின் பொருள்இல் வறுங்கோட்டி,
கல்லா ஒருவன் உரைப்பவும், கண்ஓடி,
நல்லார் வருந்தியும் கேட்பரே, மற்றுஅவன்
பல்லாருள் நாணல் பரிந்து.155 மேன்மக்கள், நாலடியார்

Comments about Noble People Will Be Listening With Compassion! by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (11/16/2013 11:11:00 AM)

    lest that person should be humiliated by other listeners! well composed poem sir(Naalatiyaar) thank you (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 16, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 6, 2015

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