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Premium Member Limerick crochetes: Once Tamil Promotion Director
Limerick crochetés: Once Tamil Promotion Director

Once Tamil Promotion Director
Excised wise Japanese co-founder
Called him names like rogue thief
Set himself up as Chief
All Dravidian Tamil Editor

He posed...

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Categories: tamil, character, integrity, motivation, pride,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Additional advice to those would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
Additional free advice to those* who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
[*like presidents, prime ministers, dictators of declining (falling or fallen) nations or...

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Categories: tamil, bullying, immigration, prison, religion,
Form: Epigram
My city
I live in a city of  a Indian state
where you can discern refreshing greeneries, that accommodate
the kingfishers,Rollers,peacocks,snakes and white cranes
Although rice is the major...

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Categories: culture, identity, tamil,
Form: Rhyme
with shoes on feet
a grab-and-run pack
a small survival sack
with one set of clothes for spouse and self
passports, a file with just few mails
an old diary with addresses to...

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Categories: tamil, death, fear, freedom, holocaust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Anatomy of a Kural: Maxim 245 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar
The Anatomy of a Kural: Maxim Number 245 (taken at random) of the Thirukkural, the Tamil Classic on Ethics by Thiruvalluvar 

allal arulaalvaarkku illai valivalangum

mallalmaa...

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Categories: tamil, education, metaphor, philosophy, poetry,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member To what profound penance owe you this boon, O YashOthA
To what profound penance owe you this boon, O! Yashotha! Translation of Oothukkadu Venkata Subbha Iyer’s enna thavam seithanai – yashOthA by T. Wignesan

To what...

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Categories: god, jealousy, religious, tamil,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Niitthaar Perumai, the Fundamental Role of the Ascetic, Canto 3 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar
Niithaar Perumai, the Fundamental Role of Ascetics, Canto 26 of the Thirukkural, the Tamil Classical Treatise on Ethics, Translation and Commentary by T. Wignesan 


[Given...

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Categories: tamil, education, humanity, life, philosophy,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Mnemonic Devices: Rhyme and Alliteration in the THIRUKKURAL, Canto 4, K35
Mnemonic Devices: Rhyme and Alliteration in the THIRUKKURAL, a random example: Canto 4, K35 by T. Wignesan

alukkaaru avaavekuli innaacchol naangkum
ilukkaa iyanrathu aram (refined, shorn of...

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Categories: memory, poetry, tamil,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Thiru-Valluvar on Praising Ladies of their qualities: Canto 112 - Nalam Punainthu Uraiththal
Thiru-Valluvar on Praising the Good Qualiities of Ladies: Canto 112 - Nalam Pinainththu Uraiththal

[The poet devotes the third part of his treatise, the Thiruk-Kural to...

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Categories: beauty, culture, relationship, tamil,
Form: Epigram
Show your love

It was an tiny eye that pour a plenty of..
..Everything
The innocent young boy in the street of war. 
ever since before
Yes, I am not aware...

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Categories: tamil, universe,
Form: Free verse
Buoyancy burden

While I was searching a book to read in my old school
Today maybe changed somehow modernized,
There were lot of rooms,
With many of the destitute instant...

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Categories: philosophy, remember, symbolism, tamil,
Form: Verse
Suburbia Revisisted
Electric Bleeps and bloops
Powerlines buzzing as the

Sunset going behind the roofs

O’lovely neighborhood lost
Facades of families
And degeneration
Of cultural paradigm
No crime
Just a hollow 
husk town
Consuming the lives...

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Categories: absence, angst, tamil,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member On the need to avoid being envious: CANTO XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL
On the need to avoid being envious: Canto XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL, Translation with Commentary

[ ENVY, of course, knows no racial nor ethnic...

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Categories: tamil, evil, hate, jealousy, racism,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member K373 and K374 of the THIRUKKURAL Translated with Commentary
K373 and K374 of the THIRUKKURAL: Translated with Commentary

The poet's name, THIRUVALLUVAR [Thiru = Sacred and Valluvar = the name of the priesthood caste of...

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Categories: tamil, appreciation, bible, christian, fate,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Metre in the THIRUKKURAL: Kural 35 of Canto 4, a random example
Metre in the THIRUKKURAL: Kural 35 of Canto 4, a random example.

alukkaa ravaavekuli yinnaacchon naangku
milukkaa viyanra tharam (unrefined, given in the original state of ...

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Categories: poetry, tamil, word play,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member On Praising Ladies on their Qualities in the THIRUK-KURAL: Canto 112, K1114 and K1120
On Praising Ladies on their Qualities in the THIRUK-KURAL: Canto 112, Nalam Punainthu Uraiththal, K1114 and K1120

[Please see "introduction on the plight of young girls"...

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Categories: tamil, beauty, child abuse, mother,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Niitthaar Perumai, The Fundamental Role of the Ascetic: Canto 3, K29 and K30 of the Thirukkural
Niitthaar Perumai, The Fundamental Role of the Ascetic: Canto 3, K29 and K30 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar
(In these kurals, I give both the "unrefined"...

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Categories: dedication, devotion, spiritual, tamil,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member K165 and K166 of CANTO XVII of the THIRUK-KURAL with Translations and Commentary
165 and K166 of CANTO XVII of the THIRUK-KURAL with Translations and Commentary (continued)

(Commentary: The more I delve into Thiru-Valluvar's work, the more I'm convinced...

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Categories: bible, jealousy, loss, tamil,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Appropriate advice to those who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL: VALIARITHAL, K473 and K474
appropriate advice from the THIRUK-KURAL to those* who would be King: VALIARITHAL - Understanding the Wielding of Power, K473 and K474
[*like presidents, prime and chief...

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Categories: tamil, abuse, character, political, power,
Form: Epigram
Amma
Amma,
Unakhaka.. .

Unnai endrum Nan nenaikka matane, 
Enenil Nee endrum ennudanthan irrukirai! 
Athepol unnai Nan endrum Marakka matane ,
Enenil En uyirenul Nee kalanthullai........

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Categories: tamil, family, god, kid, loss,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: EVIL PEOPLE - VIIIL
Unquotable quotes : EVIL PEOPLE – VIIIL (42)

Animals (amphibians, reptiles),  birds, insects, dinosaurs and even imaginary beasts kill to eat. Humans for pleasure, pain...

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Categories: tamil, abuse, evil, leadership, people,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member More appropriate advice from the THIRUK-KURAL for those who would be King
More appropriate advice from the THIRUK-KURAL to those* who would be King: VALIARITHAL - Understanding the Wielding of Power
[*like presidents, prime and chief ministers, dictators...

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Categories: tamil, judgement, leadership, political, power,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Ambiguity and Ambivalence in the THIRUKKURAL: Canto 4, K35, a random example
Ambiguity and Ambivalence in the THIRUKKURAL: Canto 4, K35, a random example

alukkaa ravaavekuli yinnaacchon naangku
milukkaa viyanra tharam (unrefined, given in the original state of ...

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Categories: art, language, poetry, tamil,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Impartial insights or Intellectual Snobbery in Thiru-Valluvar's THIRUK-KURAL: Canto 84 PEETHAIMAI
Impartial insight into Human Nature or intellectual Snobbery in Thiru-Valluvar's THIRU-KURAL: Canto 84 - PEETHAIMAI*

[Note: Throughout his oeuvre, there can be found aphorisms which broadly...

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Categories: abuse, character, sympathy, tamil,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Book Three of the THIRUK-KURAL on Un-Authorised and Authorised LOVE: Canto 109, K109 to 133
Book Three of the THIRUK-KURAL on Un-Authorised (concealed) and Authorised (religion-ordained) LOVE: Cantos 109 THAGAIANANGKURAITHTHAL to 133

(Note: Love between mainly the wedded pair from the...

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Categories: tamil, beauty, loneliness, men, sensual,
Form: Epigram