deponti (deponti) wrote,

Short and sweet

Thanks to Sethu from Chennai for sending this along to me:

இலக்கியம் பல படித்து
இரவுகள் பல வழித்து
கவிதை படைக்கிறேன்...
தொலைபேசியில் நீ சொல்லும்
..ம்.. என்பதற்கு ஈடான
கவிதை என்னிடம் இல்லை.

--by Sam Sudarsan, on his Facebook page.


ilakkiyam pala padithhu
iravugaL pala vizhithhu
kavithai padaikkinrEn...
tholaipEshiyil nee sollum eedAna
kavithai ennidam illai.

I read a lot
Keep awake through the nights
And create a poem...
I have no poem
As good as
the "mm"... that you say
On the telephone.

Delightful little vignette...
Tags: forward, internet, love, poetry, tamizh, verse

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