Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 40,505 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Pious And Chaste. - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.


I needed to steal but I didn’t;
No guts.
I desired to rape but I didn’t;
No nerves.
I wanted to revenge but I didn’t;
No valour.
I ended as a man pious
Like a woman who ends as chaste.
Being just and chaste for want of guts
07.10.2004


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 5, 2011



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