Poetry

I am a lamp, I must burn

They  asked  me To  be  a  guiding  light, To  shine,  and Illuminate  their  path, To  dispel  darkness From  their  lives, Make  it  bright. I  was  happy To  oblige, To  be  of  some  use To  do  something Worthwhile With  my  life. I  didn’t   know  that I  am  going  to Become  a  […]

September 11, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

Here is Valluvar’s Voice

Following is the translation of Thirukkural, a discourse on ethics, its author is Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar who lived around 3rd Century. It’s translation is done by Mr. NV Subbaraman, he lives in Chennai.                                       […]

September 11, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

Kunti-The Mother

I was young and playful true to my sunny gardens when they drew the veil on me. Didn’t know when my stomach grew when I birthed you it was all pain I wanted to play with you, to keep you secretly with my toys. They called you shame, put you […]

September 11, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

The Reward

In the past honesty and sincerity Garnished with genuine sweet words and thoughts Led to a mouth watering dish topped with appreciation That nourished Man with a healthy mind and body A happy comfortable life he thus led Satisfied with what he had A heavenly paradise on earth he lived […]

September 4, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

Elegance

The misty morn shelters the rays That falls upon the tranquil waters of the sea The storks on the banks view the shrouded calm The trees awaken with delight To feel the softness of the breeze Silently the creeping rays Shine upon the waters gay As the ripples frolic around […]

September 4, 2016 · 6 comments · Poetry

Here is Valluvar’s Voice

Following is the translation of Thirukkural, a discourse on ethics, its author is Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar who lived around 3rd Century. It’s translation is done by Mr. NV Subbaraman, he lives in Chennai. CHAPTER FORTY SEVEN அதிகாரம் 47 DELIBERATED DEEDS தெரிந்து செயல் வகை                                                                               ~*~ Original அழிவதூஉம் ஆவதூஉம் ஆகி வழிபயக்கும் ஊதியமும் சூழ்ந்து […]

September 4, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

तब याद तुम्हारी आयी

जब झूमी कहीं बयार , घटायें नभ में छाईं तब याद तुम्हारी आई निंदिया की गोदी में सोई , स्वप्नो से नाता जोड़ लिया स्मृतियाँ जागी अंतर की ,आशा ने घूँघट खोल लिया क्रीड़ा में विगत हुई रजनी, उषा ने पलक उठाई तब याद तुम्हारी आई पिक कुहुक उठी अंतर […]

September 4, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

Vermin Drabbles of Disquiet

Like a monsoon Drifting on the Aegean sea You made promises of love A winter rainy Spellbound in life’s Sahara You made promises of love My Banjara evenings Drowned in tea cups Made no noise Vermin drabbles of disquiet Had no poise Getting dry in spells of rain Is your […]

August 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

मुरझातॆ फ़ूल

मुरझातॆ फ़ूलॊं कॊ दॆख करबहुत दर्द हॊता है , रॊतॆ हुयॆ बच्चॊं कॊ दॆख कर, मॆरा दिल भी रॊता है । बह रहा है  ग़म का दरिया हर जगह, बडी कॊशिश की पर कुछ नही हॊता है । बैठ गया चुपचाप एक कॊनॆ मॆं, आंखॆं बंद कर, दर्द सॆ रिश्ता  […]

August 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

Fortitude

Tonight I witnessed poverty Saddled Squatting on the pavements Keeping their bodies warm With the food of burning fire Ignited by hunger and scraps of paper And … lean sticks, Collected and looted from the garbage And pavements… As weak and tender as their rotting bones And dried up bodies […]

August 28, 2016 · 4 comments · Poetry