And today you are lying on the ground… When I see your plight, I am sure that success is not permanent in this world… The plant that gave birth to you would have pampered when you were infant. Unnikrishnan marked it as to-read Jun 09, Limited edition of 1, Reading, writing, and enjoying famous Kumaran Asan poetry as well as classical and contemporary poems is a great past time. It helped you to blossom. Siji marked it as to-read May 02, This is a select list of the best famous Kumaran Asan poetry.
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This private compilation is for the Elavanthi family, relatives, friends and posterity. This work was part of a collection of poems published under the title "Pushpavadi" Floral Garden.
In just eight short verses, the mother-child dialogue turns interestingly philosophical, as much as it is enchanting. Knowing well that the charm of the original cannot be fully brought across from one language to another; here I have translated the verses into English, observing poetic diction as far as possible.
This is primarily for the benefit of the younger ones who might get to appreciate the poem a step further. Child and Mother Look Mother! Little jasmine, could you even walk? A kiss I can spare you, Mother, should you tell me why. Belittled here is knowledge, yours and mine, Sweetie, the rest remains a mystical-will divine. Except where expressly stated otherwise, you are not permitted to re-publish, copy, translate, or reproduce in any medium the content of these web pages for any purpose whatsoever without the prior written permission of the authors.
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