Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 41,379 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Perceptions - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Ghosts don’t haunt; fears of ghosts would.
God does not assure; faith in Him would.
Sins don’t punish; guilt of sin would.
Virtues don’t reward; pride of virtue would.
15.04.2007

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  • (2/6/2009 11:07:00 PM)

    a mind creeping piece with words of wisdom for the day....Thanks for sharing it to us...10 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 6, 2009



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