Daniel Trevelyn Joseph

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born in tuticorin, brought up in madurai mostly but studied all over tamilnadu, parents were poor but simple and straight. was eldest of four siblings, and heavy as a capricorn, born on the darkest day of the year 21 december 1945.

studied english literature, and taught english for two years. got into ias, allotted to maharashtra cadre, and worked in government till some time ago. since... more »

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After Retirement

I have crossed sixty, attention is failing.
Lights are fading, recognition decreases,
I feel almost unwanted now and then.

Snake of thought-poetry
Moving through brain-thickets
Flickers - compares responses,
Attention and behavior - power and position
Were then reasons for people listening to me?

Not that I thought it would be different,
But it is one thing to know and another
To actually feel the let-down,
Rather suddenly: as days pass by,
Get used to it, as every donkey to its burden.

I have joined private firm
Where I am respected ...

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