Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 32,996 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

The Verger [somerset Maugham] - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

‘Have you built this vast business empire
Without being able to read and write?
Who would you be now if you were able to? ”
The bank manager asked his client, Foreman.

Foreman replied, ‘I would be a verger.’
He came to the tobacco business
Because he was oozed out by the Vicar
As he was found out to be an illiterate..

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 24, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 24, 2011

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