Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Advised Not To Lie Facing The Entrance!


Other directions are also good,
if the east is not practically suitable!

While the people who know ethics
praised the habit of eating in the noon,

Advised not to lie in the cot facing
the footsteps in the entrance!

Submitted: Friday, May 09, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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Hi,
This poem 'Advised not to lie facing the entrance! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'Aasaarak kOvai'

ஒழிந்த திசையும் வழிமுறையா னல்ல
முகட்டு வழியூண் புகழ்ந்தா ரிகழ்ந்தார்
முகட்டு வழிகட்டிற் பாடு.22 ஆசாரக்கோவை

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