Ramesh T A

Rookie - 508 Points (28th August 1950 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

A Win in Contest!


For winning in contest
Both intelligence and luck are needed
Though great skill is!

Submitted: Monday, September 23, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 23, 2013

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  • Veteran Poet - 3,181 Points Walterrean Salley (9/10/2014 5:49:00 PM)

    Wise words. Good advice. The best to you. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 848 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (10/26/2013 1:32:00 AM)

    wish you all the best, Ramesh! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Cat Tiger (10/25/2013 11:41:00 AM)

    The premise of your poem is presented backwards and was therefore not immediately understood. Looking for a metaphor, I could not find one. Therefore I assume the meaning of your poem was straightforward as:
    Though seeming to rely on great skill to enter and win this contest, intelligence and luck are equally as important. If there is some underlying meaning to this declarative statement that would make it worthy of being called a poem, sorry but I did not find it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 182 Points Buxton Shippy (10/25/2013 8:15:00 AM)

    This one is short and spicy...well done. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 25 Points Ernest Makuakua (10/25/2013 1:11:00 AM)

    great work my friend keep those poems comming. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Allen Steble (10/24/2013 11:30:00 AM)

    Nice Haiku Ramesh thnx for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 13 Points Thobile Masondo (10/24/2013 8:47:00 AM)

    Your skill will not fail you, all the best (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,646 Points Clarence Prince (10/23/2013 3:29:00 PM)

    Yes Ramesh T A, you have summed it all up! A nice poem, and hopefully you'll win! May you be blessed! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 155 Points Ellias Aghili (10/23/2013 1:19:00 PM)

    MR. Ramesh T A, i wish the best things for you in the contest here.
    hope to see you as the winner
    best wishes
    Captain A (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,792 Points Patricia Grantham (10/18/2013 8:55:00 AM)

    Very good sage advice Ramesh. Best of wishes for your
    poem. Nice. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 288 Points Nasarudheen Parameswaran (10/10/2013 9:54:00 AM)

    Your view is right.There is a saying in English,99% perspiration and 1% inspiration makes success. (Report) Reply

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