Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 32,996 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Pride Aping Humility - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

A class mate of mine is extremely rich.
One of my cousins has grown powerful.
A village mate is a judge in the High Court.
None of them is in my contact list.

I’m humble; they’re big. Let them be as they are.
Standing by them, why must I show myself small
Though by that to others I shall be big?
This is what’s the pride that apes humility.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 3, 2010

Poem Edited: Friday, December 24, 2010

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