Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar. Poems
A Woman Forty Plus Aspires
I must be the centre of attention
And reaffirm my desirability.
I must feel validated as a woman
And re-experience the romance of love.
Let be burnt the ennui of monogamy.
Let come again the sexual excitement
That I went through at my first night.
Need not the man in focus be a prince,
An emperor nor a millionaire.
Let him be the one I want to be with,
In accordance with my safety,
Proximity and convenience.
Just for a ‘love you leave you alliance.’
Yes, I must waste no time to test my worth
And remain faithful with my husband.
Sugar Is Sweet.
Music is sweet even when sung
In praise of demons or witches.
Mother is sweet though of any,
Being snakes, wolves or lioness.
Woman is sweet even she is
Lower in rank, skin, and status.
Children are sweet even they are
That of pigs, donkeys or owls.
Instinctual effect matters.