Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

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

They Aren’t Idle - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

One cannot but see or hear.
One cannot but smell or taste.
One cannot but feel the weather.
One does these without wages.

I cannot but opine or advice.
I cannot but praise or condemn.
I cannot but indulge in gossips.
I do these without wages.
Senses and ego can’t be idle.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 12, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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