Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 23,687 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Open War Is Harmless - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

His assault on his wife,
Her scolding of her husband-
Where these occur as common
There arises no infidelity.

He is decent to his wife.
She is polite to her husband-
Where there prevails silence
There is the chance of infidelity.

Love stays where anger empties;
Love sneaks out where cracks hide.
15.01.2001


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  • (8/16/2010 3:48:00 AM)


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 13, 2010

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 21, 2010


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