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  DR.V.K. KANNIAPPAN (17.10.1944)
 
 

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  1.     

The power of virtue and fidelity!

Virtuous woman who is faithful
to the spouse and dutiful;
Who may not even pray the almighty;
But, If she says, Oh.. Rain.. you must thrash by,
The rain will fall instantaneously,
The power of virtue and fidelity!


Ref:
Theivam thozhaa.al kozhunaR RozhuthezhuvaaL
peiyenap peiyum mazhai. (ThirukkuRaL 55)
 
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  2.     

Thames! Beautiful Thames!

Thames! Beautiful Thames!
Thames River arises at Gloucestershire,
flows thro' London, the capital of U.K;

Thames River is tidal in London
With a rise and fall of 7 meters,
The river is fed by more than 20 tributaries;

The Thames River which flows alongside
several other towns and cities -
Oxford, Reading, Henley-on-Thames,
Windsor, Kingston upon Thames and Richmond -
is beautiful;

Thames River has a total length of 215 mile,
River banks on either side are beautiful,
Pavement strolling stretch on either side
is beautiful;

Boats sailing in Thames river are beautiful,
Young women who sail in the boats are beautiful,
White swan pairs' which swim in the river are beautiful;

Watching swans from the bridge,
- which spans Reading and Caversham -
somersaulting to catch the fish
is still more exciting and beautiful!
Thames! Beautiful Thames!
 
Dr.V.K. Kanniappan
   
 

   
   
 

  3.     

Six Romantic Words!

1. Saudade - a strong feeling of missing someone you love

Pronunciation: saw•’dah•djee, Origin: Portuguese

2. Tuqburni - a love so deep, you can’t imagine life without your partner.

Literal English translation: “You bury me.”,

Pronunciation: ’tooq•bur•nah, Origin: Arabic

3. Retrouvailles - the joy of reuniting with someone after a long separation. Literally “rediscovery”

Pronunciation: ‘rhoo•trooh•vahy, Origin: French

4. Onsra - the bittersweet feeling that occurs in those who know their love won’t last.

Pronunciation: uhns•’rah, Origin: Boro language of India

5. Mamihlapinatapai - a look between two people in love that expresses unspoken but mutual desire.

Pronunciation: ‘mah•mih•lah•pee•nah•tah•pay, Origin: Fuegian (language of Tierra del Fuego)

6. Koi No Yokan – upon meeting someone, the feeling that the two of you may soon fall in love

Pronunciation: ‘koy•noh•yo•kin, Origin: Japanese

Ref: Reader’s Digest
 
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  4.     

Freedom Is My Birth Right

I can't appreciate the beautiful
brunettes who pass along my paths,
I can't praise openly and boldly
You are beautiful and lovely;

I can't sleep under the shades of Margosa tree,
Along the long stretch of four way road, free
With my folded hands as support like a pillow
Like a common man and the country fellow;

I have no manly boldness
To pull the emergency chain with goodness,
While the commuters in the train
Speak of politics loudly in vain;

I had no guts and mood
To spit the salty food
Served to me in the house
Where I went to ask for cash;

A liar on the stage
I can't climb the stage
And knock on the head
With folded fist of my hand;

I am not bold to announce
the death of a few notorious politician
As a national wellness and profit
And good for everyone;

I am confined and had no authority
To send the indecent persons, to the zoo -
Who make different noises and boos
While playing national anthem;

Freedom is my birth right
Is just a formal say,
But I had so many inhibitions
And restrictions! Where is my freedom?
 
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