Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Gold Star - 18,728 Points (17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

She Is Nothing But The ‘god Of Death’ That Goes Behind The Husband! - Poem by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

As and when the husband went to the neighboring place,
If a woman,

who has big attractive eyes like the sword that cuts,
after taking nice bath with applying turmeric paste over face,

by applying eye paste to beautify her eyes resembling the fish,
getting rid, with her hand, of the buzzing bees which

come to get honey from the flowers on one of the five types
of hairdo that resemble the dark black sky,

loiters out of her house here and there,
She is nothing but the ‘God of death’ that goes behind the husband

without obviously known to him and attacks him with armor
made up of a metallic club with a long handle to kill him!

Topic(s) of this poem: wife


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Hi,
This poem 'She is nothing but the ‘God of death’ that goes behind the husband! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'aRaneRich saaram.

அயலூ ரவன்போக அம்மஞ்ச ளாடிக்
கயலேர்கண் ஆர எழுதிப் - புயலைம்பால்
வண்டோச்சி நின்றுலாம் வாளேர் தடங்கண்ணாள்
தண்டோச்சிப் பின்செல்லுங் கூற்று.163 – அறநெறிச்சாரம்

Comments about She Is Nothing But The ‘god Of Death’ That Goes Behind The Husband! by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

  • Babatunde Aremu (10/27/2015 5:03:00 AM)


    Nice write! Infidelity is anathema and against God's will amongst couples. Thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 27, 2015



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