Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 33,315 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

The Fire - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Desire is fire that eats what it lays its tongue on.
It leaps, licks, be aflame, engulfs and guts.
Then too it never dies but lurks as cinders.
Desire is fire and remains from cradles to

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, December 28, 2009

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