Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

My Lover’s Physique


My lover’s physique is youthful
like a tender sprout leaf!

While she smiles,
her teeth look like pearls!

Her body smells
with a nice fragrance!

Her eye paste smeared eyes
look sharp like spears!

Her shoulders
appear to have made of bamboo!

Submitted: Monday, July 15, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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Hi,
This poem is a translation of a poem from ThirukkuRaL.

முறிமேனி முத்தம் முறுவல் வெறிநாற்றம்
வேல்உண்கண் வேய்த்தோள் அவட்கு.1113 நலம்புனைந்துரைத்தல்

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