Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

It happened like the oasis!


While the mother was feeding the child,
She used to tell the child, ‘you marry the Pandya King’!

While the child grew well into a teen beautiful girl,
She understood that it was imaginary and impossible!

It happened like the oasis in the backdrop
of the grove along the sea shore!

Submitted: Sunday, May 11, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Topic(s): teenage


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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Hi,
This poem 'It happened like the oasis! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'MuththoLLAyiram'

25.

குதலைப் பருவத்தே கோழிக்கோ மானை
வதுவை பெறுகென்றாள் அன்னை – அதுபோய்
விளைந்தவா இன்று வியன்கானல் வெண்தேர்த்
துலங்குநீர் மாமருட்டி அற்று.3 முத்தொள்ளாயிரம்

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  • Veteran Poet - 4,555 Points * Sunprincess * (5/14/2014 4:21:00 PM)

    .............suppose each girl will not have a king to marry....since they are one of the rarest jewels on earth....enjoyed.. (Report) Reply

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