Best Tamil Poems
Below are the all-time best Tamil poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of tamil poems written by PoetrySoup members
culture, identity, tamil,
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...
with shoes on feet
tamil, death, fear, freedom, holocaust,
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...
Additional advice to those would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
tamil, bullying, immigration, prison, religion,
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...
To what profound penance owe you this boon, O YashOthA
god, jealousy, religious, tamil,
To what profound penance owe you this boon, O! Yashotha! Translation of Oothukkadu Venkata Subbha Iyer’s enna thavam seithanai – yashOthA by T. Wignesan
Show your love
It was an tiny eye that pour a plenty of..
The innocent young boy in the street of war.
ever since before
Yes, I am not aware...
The Anatomy of a Kural: Maxim 245 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar
tamil, education, metaphor, philosophy, poetry,
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
Mnemonic Devices: Rhyme and Alliteration in the THIRUKKURAL, Canto 4, K35
memory, poetry, tamil,
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...
Niitthaar Perumai, the Fundamental Role of the Ascetic, Canto 3 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar
tamil, education, humanity, life, philosophy,
Niithaar Perumai, the Fundamental Role of Ascetics, Canto 26 of the Thirukkural, the Tamil Classical Treatise on Ethics, Translation and Commentary by T. Wignesan
Limerick crochetes: Once Tamil Promotion Director
tamil, character, integrity, motivation, pride,
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
philosophy, remember, symbolism, tamil,
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...
absence, angst, tamil,
Electric Bleeps and bloops
Powerlines buzzing as the
Sunset going behind the roofs
O’lovely neighborhood lost
Facades of families
Of cultural paradigm
Just a hollow
Consuming the lives...
Thiru-Valluvar on Praising Ladies of their qualities: Canto 112 - Nalam Punainthu Uraiththal
beauty, culture, relationship, tamil,
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...
Metre in the THIRUKKURAL: Kural 35 of Canto 4, a random example
poetry, tamil, word play,
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 ...
On the need to avoid being envious: CANTO XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL
tamil, evil, hate, jealousy, racism,
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...
Heal and Mend
tamil, anxiety, depression, encouraging, strength,
My wish for you is happiness, may your smiles always be true.
My hope for you is freedom, to always see your hopes and dreams through.
Niitthaar Perumai, The Fundamental Role of the Ascetic: Canto 3, K29 and K30 of the Thirukkural
dedication, devotion, spiritual, tamil,
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"...
Villanelle: Whose terse lines lie entangled in the colophon
tamil, appreciation, bible, celebration, dedication,
Villanelle: Whose terse lines lie entangled in the colophon
for the author - male or female, prince or pauper, playboy or priest -...
Unquotable quotes: EVIL PEOPLE - VIIIL
tamil, abuse, evil, leadership, people,
Unquotable quotes : EVIL PEOPLE – VIIIL (42)
Animals (amphibians, reptiles), birds, insects, dinosaurs and even imaginary beasts kill to eat. Humans for pleasure, pain...
On Praising Ladies on their Qualities in the THIRUK-KURAL: Canto 112, K1114 and K1120
tamil, beauty, child abuse, mother,
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"...
More appropriate advice from the THIRUK-KURAL for those who would be King
tamil, judgement, leadership, political, power,
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...
K373 and K374 of the THIRUKKURAL Translated with Commentary
tamil, appreciation, bible, christian, fate,
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...
Appropriate advice to those who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL: VALIARITHAL, K473 and K474
tamil, abuse, character, political, power,
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...
Impartial insights or Intellectual Snobbery in Thiru-Valluvar's THIRUK-KURAL: Canto 84 PEETHAIMAI
abuse, character, sympathy, tamil,
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...
Book Three of the THIRUK-KURAL on Un-Authorised and Authorised LOVE: Canto 109, K109 to 133
tamil, beauty, loneliness, men, sensual,
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...
The THIRUK-KURAL on not offending the Great: Canto 90, K899 and K900
political, power, tamil,
THIRUK-KURAL on not offending the Great*: Periyaaraip Pilaiyaamai - Canto 90, K899 and K900
[* The "Great" here are indifferently the King or other learned and...