Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 39,825 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

The Real Birth - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

The leaf has a birth; so does the flower.
The seed has a birth; so does the seedling.
The egg has a birth; so does a larva.
The fly has a birth; so does a pupa.

Gametes have birth; zygotes have birth.
The embryo and the young ones have births.
Even each cell and the nucleus have births.
Species, genus and families have their births.

Birth is a stage distinct in the life string
Like a day as a new year in a year.
No birth is exclusive but protruding.
The origin of life is the real birth.

Topic(s) of this poem: birth

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 19, 2014

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