Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 32,928 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

To Be An Orphan - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Having been my mistress, a companion,
And a loyal servant, my wife’s now my nurse.
Before she tires out or before she exits
I must die, fearing to be an orphan.
20.05.2010


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  • (12/2/2010 8:17:00 AM)


    Really very nice and rich in imagery. Terse yet deep and thought provoking. I liked it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 2, 2010



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