Poetry

Draupadi and Krishna

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Draupadi yearned for Krishna but could not marry him as he felt her purpose was different among other reasons. This is
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Poetry and the River

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A well lit 16th floor of the ITC Kakatiya gave space to poets from Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Orleons, and Shanghai. A
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Samurai Song by Robert Pinsky

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Note: I saw this beautiful piece of poetry on Poetry Foundation Web site.   When I had no roof I made
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The child called “my mother”

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Note: This is written for a dear friend’s mother. She passed away recently. Frail, bony, droopy eyes, She slept stoic, I
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Sitae

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Note: This is an experimental poem taking the elements of the Indian epic, Ramayana’s post-Lanka scenes from the Agni Pariksha.  
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I love you*

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When your style your hair, colour your lips with red black, When you wear a nose ring, even if it pains,
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His fiery words

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  Like arrows  smeared with fire, Oft he let out words that burnt a pleasant evening to ashes   The hot
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As AP dies

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I attended my funeral today. Oh! I saw Amma wailing like a part of her body has been burnt and I
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Hanging in the Mango Tree by George Everette

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What fertile soil must bear such evil fruit? The two Indian girls hanging in the mango tree… They say even the
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A world called mother

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A world called mother Our late night studies that settled under her eyes, Our worries that passes from her ears into
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