Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Gold Star - 17,965 Points (17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

The People Who Consider The Qualities Of The Elders! - Poem by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

The people who considering the qualities of the elders
...and thinking that we shall live up to their levels

shall not speak about the help they had done to others,
...shall not speak ill about the food offered to them by others,

shall not praise the charities he had done to others
...and shall not praise the penance he had undertaken!

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem 'The people who consider the qualities of the elders! ' is a translation of a Tamil poem from 'aasaarak kOvai'

உதவிப் பயனுரையார் உண்டி பழியார்
அறத்தொடு தானோற்ற நோன்பு வியவார்
திறத்துளி வாழ்துமென் பார்.88

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 25, 2014

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