Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

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

The Valour Of Gambling - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

One bets on horses, another on cards,
The third one on stocks, thus they push their tides.
Nor for food do they wage for they are rich
It is ego’s urge that propels them to do.
They want to see their prediction come true,
And when they come true, they beam,
With bearing for failures in between.
Hunger for ego is stronger than
Hunger for love and hunger for bread.
The valour is sweet, with loss though.
07.07.2005


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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 21, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, September 26, 2009


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