Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 39,825 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Woman Is Conditioned To Be A Feast - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Those rapacious eyes of men,
As they are in and around,
Over my curves and contours,
I detest not and repels not,
Rather would prefer them
And yet choose to ignore,
Set to fear the tongue of scandal.
I am content to be a feast.

Those rapacious eyes of men,
Much in for-aught-I-mind,
Nevertheless have their food.
Man lives on his eyes;
Woman lives from his eyes.
29.10.2002, Chenn

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 3, 2010

Poem Edited: Monday, January 11, 2010

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