Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Veteran Poet - 1,321 Points (17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

The Poverty Of Knowledgeable Persons Is More Worthy! - Poem by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

The girl who wears garland of honey-filled
…flowers and dignified ornaments!

If you think aloud and consider, the old ghee
…shall never be worse than the fresh butter-milk!

Likewise, the poverty of knowledgeable persons
…is more worthy than the wealth of illiterate persons!


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Hi,
This poem 'The poverty of knowledgeable persons is more worthy! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'pazamozi naanooRu'

சிறியவர் எய்திய செல்வத்தின் மாண்ட
பெரியவர் நல்குரவு நன்றே - தெரியின்
மதுமயங்கு பூங்கோதை மாணிழாய்! மோரின்
முதுநெய்தீ தாகலோ இல்.70 பழமொழி நானூறு

Comments about The Poverty Of Knowledgeable Persons Is More Worthy! by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

  • Rookie - 659 Points V P Mahur (5/9/2014 9:11:00 AM)

    Dear poet, Thanks for your comments and sorry for late reply. This poem is something different and provokes thinking. Thanks again. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 9, 2014



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