Treasure Island

Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Palatial house without a lovable and virtuous wife!


Beautiful clouds hovering in the sky,
Above the high roofed rich palace by,
With respectable, safe and strong fort around,
Extremely decorated, well illuminated
And glittering with lights!

What is the use?
If the man who lives there
Has no lovable and virtuous wife
To maintain that palatial house!

In such a case,
The palatial house appears
Like a wild, dense forest,
That can’t be seen by the eyes!

Maintaining such a house
Without a virtuous housewife
Will be devoid of good people,
Children, guests and relatives,
Yes! It is nothing but a forest!

Submitted: Monday, October 07, 2013
Edited: Monday, October 07, 2013

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Hi,
This poem 'Palatial house without a lovable and virtuous wife! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'Naalatiyaar'.


மழைதிளைக்கு மாடமாய் மாண்பமைந்த காப்பாய்
இழைவிளக்கு நின்றமைப்பின் என்னாம்? -விழைதக்க
மாண்ட மனையாளை யில்லாதான் இல்லகம்
காண்டற் கரியதோர் காடு.361 நாலடியார் - அதிகாரம்: பன்னெறி

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