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Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Freshman - 1,673 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Male parental hierarchy.


My parents are two, grandparents four
And great grandparents, eight and so on.

I am known by my father, his father,
And his father and so on by male side.

My mother, her mother and father, their
Mother and father and so on are ignored.

My fathers’ mother and grandfather’s
Mother and so on go to oblivion.

I am known by my father, his father
And his father and so on as a family.

All women from whom I have drawn
Their genes have been shut out.

Parental hierarchy is represented
By male, women dislodged at every stage.
25.08.2009

Submitted: Saturday, October 09, 2010
Edited: Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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