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A Person Who Could Not Learn As And When He Is Young! ?

There is no one who has collected toll charges
…after allowing somebody to trespass the pathway;

Likewise, no one could collect the charges for the
...travel in a boat after it reaches the destination!

Similarly, a person who could not learn
…as and when he is young and youthful,

Can you say he can learn during old age
…and become knowledgeable and efficient?
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Submitted on April 19, 2016

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I am a doctor and Ophthalmologist. I retired as Professor of Ophthalmology from Government service, Tamil Nadu, South India. I published poems in Tamil in eluthu.com; And English poems and translations of a few ThirukkuRaL, NaanmaNik katikai and naalatiyaar of Tamil literature in poemhunter.com. more…

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