Poetry

Bharathiyar’s “Freedom”

By N.V.Subbaraman from Chennai, India The great national poet Mahakavi Subrahmanya Bharathiyar had unbounded patriotism, love for the languages-he was a master of eighteen languages it is said and believed- love for the people and their tradition and culture, infectious ‘optimism’ and fearlessness. In this issue, we see his beautiful […]

June 4, 2017 · 5 comments · Poetry

Earth Mystery Song

The Earth Mystery is revealed in our union with the world, in the communication of each cell of our body with the earth, with the whole planet and with the sun, with the solar system, with the cosmic all. The Earth Mystery is revealed in the union of our souls, […]

May 28, 2017 · 2 comments · Poetry

Enlightenment

How  do  I  pursue  the  path  of  truth When  many  more  around  me Hold  a  differing  point  of  view And  warning  eyes  surround  me I  know  how  they  burnt  Copernicus Alive,  for  what  he  used  to  think I  know  how  genius  Socrates  had Hemlock,  he  was  made to  drink. Galileo  […]

May 28, 2017 · 1 comment · Poetry

Bharathiyar’s “Victory Drum”

By N. V Subbaraman from Chennai The great national poet Mahakavi Subrahmanya Bharathiyar had unbounded patriotism, love for the languages-he was a master of eighteen languages it is said and believed- love for the people and their tradition and culture, infectious ‘optimism’ and fearlessness. In this issue, we see his […]

May 28, 2017 · 9 comments · Poetry

The Diamonds!

Army, Navy, Air force, the diamonds of a country Face unparalleled austerities of life. Altruistically they stand like a colossal wall Guarding and defending their country Caring neither for their life nor – Their beloved family Gallantly they fight for their Motherland! For our comfort they lay down their life […]

May 28, 2017 · 3 comments · Poetry

Shave Your Soul

Fight for pride and honour, it’s all industry. Shave your soul and battle for you and me. Be born for the moment, win the great team-spirit real. Feel the subculture thrill, the crown of the One. Cynicism and arrogance won’t bring you back home. Be the champ, the monster-turbo-performance on […]

May 21, 2017 · 3 comments · Poetry

To Our Dearest Ma

Dearest Ma You, the most precious being in our life Are no longer with us! Life without you is unimaginable to us For granted we took it you’d always be there An epitome of love and compassion   you always were! We demanded your attention as children We looked up to […]

May 21, 2017 · 10 comments · Poetry

A Painted Sun

There was solitude and gloom  around The firmament was grayish dark Devoid of charm and beauty of colours Like  an  empty  canvas  stark I brought out my palette and brush Painted a red Sun on the horizon Breath taking picture did it make Rising majestically out of the ocean At […]

May 21, 2017 · 2 comments · Poetry

Bharathiyar on Fear

By N. V. Subbaraman from Chennai 1 அச்சமில்லை அச்சமில்லை, அச்சமில்லை, அச்சமென்ப தில்லையே இச்சகத்து ளோரெலாம் எதிர்த்து நின்ற போதினும், அச்சமில்லை அச்சமில்லை அச்சமென்பதில்லையே. துச்சமாக எண்ணி நம்மைத் தூறுசெய்த போதினும், அச்சமில்லை அச்சமில்லை அச்சமென்பதில்லையே, பிச்சை வாங்கி உண்ணும் வாழ்க்கை பெற்றுவிட்ட போதினும் அச்சமில்லை அச்சமில்லை அச்சமென்பதில்லையே, இச்சைகொண்ட பொருளெலாம் இழந்துவிட்ட போதினும் அச்சமில்லை அச்சமில்லை அச்சமென்ப தில்லையே.                      (1) கச்சணிந்த கொங்கை மாதர்கண்கள் […]

May 21, 2017 · 7 comments · Poetry

Obeisance to the Nation

By N. V. Subbaraman from Chennai Mahakavi Bharathiyar, great  patriot, national Poet Subramaniya Bharathi with his sterling songs in Tamil, roused the peoples conscience towards, Motherland, its freedom, Mother Tongue, its greatness,  Woman’s lib, its need and sanctity, social evils, need to eradicate and so on during the short span […]

May 14, 2017 · 5 comments · Poetry