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(June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

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Means and Ends

She sold her beauty
And bought popularity,
And, with popularity,
She got prosperity,
With which she attained
Supremacy to stay afloat.

He sold his greediness
And bought elevation,
And, with elevation,
He got governance,
With which he minted
Money to keep others down.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 14, 2013


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Means are accomplices for the ends.
08.08.2013

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  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/24/2013 9:01:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem on means and ends...Loved reading it.

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  • Gajanan Mishra (8/14/2013 12:06:00 AM)

    good write, heart touching, thanks.

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