Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 31,714 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

To Triumph Is To Succumb - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Echoed Sugreeb,
‘I annihilated Bali! ’.
Ecstasies his wife,
‘I am redeemed’.
But wept his father,
‘I lost a son’.

Pledged the wise,
‘We wiped out the pest’.
Bowed the mankind,
‘We are saved best’.
But the Creator felt,
‘The nature is at its worst’.

Man triumphs nature
To succumb to Nature.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Poem Edited: Saturday, September 4, 2010

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