Below is the poem entitled TRUTHFULNESS which was written by poet
S.KANDASAMY. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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1.What truthfulness is that?
uttering harmless words.
2.Lies replace truthfulness if
free from evil.
3.Knowingly avoid lies otherwise
one shall repent.
4.True to one’s soul
live among mankind.
5.One’s truthfulness succeeds him
above charity, reparation.
6.No virtue without falsehood
which acquires charity.
7.Charity. practicing truth regularly
better undo unwanted.
8.Water cleans external-body, truth
purifies the heart.
9.All other lights worthless
truth illuminates wise.
10.Truth is supreme among
our analyzed realities.
Dedicated to Thiruvalluvar(31B.C), the author in Tamil
Translated by S.Kandasamy, MUSIRI, TAMILNADU, INDIA
Published in poetrysoup.com on 15-12-13