Poetry

Autumn

The  leaves  have  turned Golden  brown Like  the  twilight  sun A   little  drop  of  sadness  inked- All  the  day’s  fun Although  it  heralds  the  Winter Autumn  has  some  beauty In   grimness The  riot  of  colours  ephemeral, is  bright In it’s  dimness  Chill, inching  closer   indicates That  Summer  is   on  the  […]

October 16, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

India’s Brave Jawans

They leave behind a picture The family adores Expecting them to return Smiling and jubilant Just as they left their homes Loving, caring … missing The young and the old What does fate have in store for them? No one knows Yet gallantly they trudge along the path They have […]

October 16, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

Dependants

They sat huddled On an idle bench In the park That gazed at them invitingly Hands clasped, held together They looked forlorn Were they a lonely pair of love- birds?  A closer look betrayed The pain in their eyes A far- away look Peering into a world Lost, long, long […]

October 9, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

Talking Aamir Khan From India

Apropos ‘Satyamev Jayate – The Truth Alone Prevails’ Talk Show Aamir Khan is a good man, megastar by hand. To India he brings his ideals of social change, saying: “The truth alone prevails,”  in his talk show gives a voice to the lonely, to their pain. When Aamir speaks out […]

October 9, 2016 · 0 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. Its translation is done by Mr. NV Subbaraman, he lives in Chennai. Chapter 52 JUDGING AND ENTRUSTING அதிகாரம் 53 தெரிந்து வினையாடல்                                                                               ~*~ Original நன்மையும் தீமையும் நாடி நலம்புரிந்த தன்மையான் ஆளப் படும். […]

October 9, 2016 · 2 comments · Poetry

War! War! War!

Contempt and resentment in mirth do swing When over Man they rule They are the master minds of war Like famished vultures, for victims they hunt! The fiend in Man then awakens- On a rampage it sets out- Causing desolation all around Brutally massacring the innocent populace! Ruthlessly the babes […]

October 9, 2016 · 2 comments · Poetry

Glacier

There is a glacier Inside me A frozen river That does not flow No wonder My heart has become Hard as stone and There is no spark to show It requires some fire To melt Some tender care Some warmth heart – felt And lots of love To be kept […]

October 9, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

Saturday Night Fever

It is a week- day. It is fun to be out, Till the wee hours of the morn Stolen from the night before, Scantily clad and alluring You dance on your toes Vulgarly moving your hips To the slow raging pop music That swings you around On your partner’s waist […]

October 2, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

Turtle Walk

People with meager wages unloading boxes by the river passage a stranger comes who believes in sages kith and kin of some unknown friend gathered there to see farewell cloud bursts with anger then a sudden rain there is nothing to explain after what happened a turtle come aside out […]

October 2, 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. Its translation is done by Mr. NV Subbaraman, he lives in Chennai. Chapter 51 Judging the people for confidence   அதிகாரம் 51 தெரிந்து தெளிதல்                                                                               ~*~ Original அறம்பொருள் இன்பம் உயிர் அச்சம் […]

October 2, 2016 · 4 comments · Poetry