Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 39,889 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

The Ostensible Act Only - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

In your husband’s eyes
You reached your daughter
To stop her weeping
When I attempted to click her.
It is more than that.
By granting my longstanding
Wish to click you too in the snap.
I marvel at your brain.

You move each step
Only with an emergency exit
At hand for a quick escape.
I acknowledge your act.
11.10.99, Palakkad


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 25, 2011



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