Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Veteran Poet - 2,866 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

A beggar I am.


I show my fake smiles
To those I seek,
To those I cling to
To those I fear
And to those I trap.
Aren’t I a beggar?
18.03.2007

Submitted: Thursday, February 12, 2009

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