Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 39,889 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Vale Of Time - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

How dear we were
Once, as brothers and sisters!
Once no more are our parents
and we ourselves are parents,
we are not as dear
in the sense that we were once.
Now we see each other
only on special occasions,
which, too, are over,
with children all married.
Next await only our funerals,
where, too, shall we miss
to see the very hosts.

Comments about Vale Of Time by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

  • (11/18/2008 10:23:00 PM)

    Time the unseen, leaves his traces on our wrinkled sagging faces, making us strangers to our own selves that once we were...unseen puppeteer, heartless dictator....u have captured the game very wisely! Thanks alot for this touching write! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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