Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Silver Star - 3,599 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Marriage is not a mockery.


Man and woman fell in love to commit,
Married to commit and begot to commit.
They were together throughout to commit.
The other one remained as a widow
Or a widower, again to commit.
The commitment was the purpose of life.
With escapism in mind don’t enter
Into marriage and make a mockery of it.
16.06.2013

Submitted: Friday, June 21, 2013
Edited: Saturday, June 22, 2013

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  • Rookie - 341 Points Don Nguyen (6/21/2013 9:30:00 PM)

    Acknowledged
    thanks................................................... (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,787 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (6/21/2013 9:29:00 PM)

    the people are desperate to get married and then they are very desperate to get out of it. If there are no marriage laws and protection.. think of the situation here... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 28,919 Points Gajanan Mishra (6/21/2013 9:14:00 PM)

    commitment itself is good or bad who knows, but it is a bare necessity in marriage, thanks. good write. (Report) Reply

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