Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Three persons who drown in the sea of greed!


A cocotte who offers her shoulder and company
For money without discrimination to everybody –

- Similar to a river bed with a free water flow
Used freely by any ordinary fellow -

A gambler who has no virtue and respect
Who is in search everyday of a gambling spot!

A person who obtains money for undue interest
Who is in search of buying costly glittering object

Are the three persons who will fatally be
Drowned in the greed and grief of deep sea!

Submitted: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Hi,
This poem 'Three persons who drown in the sea of greed! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'Thirikatukam'

ஆசைக் கடலுக்குள் மூழ்குபவர்

தோள்வழங்கி வாழும் துறைபோற் கணிகையும்
நாள்கழகம் பார்க்கும் நயமிலாச் சூதனும்
வாசிகொண் டொண்பொருள் செய்வானும் இம்மூவர்
ஆசைக் கடலுளாழ் வார்.81 திரிகடுகம்

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