Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 33,531 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

The Merit Suffocates - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Merit suffers from vested interests.
Money and sex play a great part.
Prejudice and nepotism
Do their parts at a crucial point.
Religion is not far behind.
Merit suffers and suffocates.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 10, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 11, 2012

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