After serving the G.O.I. for 38+ years now I am settled at Pune(MS) . Writing is my passion since mid 1960s, however, I preffered to come before the world after my retirement. more »
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Ratnakar Mandlik Poems
Many a wars the freedom fighters fought To free you motherland from shackels of slavery Displaying rare couragethey martyred with bravery And threw to the winds their dear ones lot.
TEMPLE OF DEMOCRACY
Human conceptualized the best Polity For superb governance, is the democracy That ensures for every one equal opportunity Desisting in any form rule of any dynasty.
FIDELITY WITH VOTERS
May not he be a multi-millionaire But his conscience must be clear. Dipped his soul be in the empathy, Wretched souls must get his sympathy.
HATS OFF TO THE MAIDS IN PUNE
India's cultural capital n Oxford of the east Are the identities acquired by the Pune city. A hub of education and I.T. centre universal Has now become once the Peshwa's capital.
A Burlesque on Politicians
In every walk of life politician is present, Politics, they say has become omnipresent. Espoused with the motto of the betterment Of deprieved classes-their life, s improvement.
A l o n e
Man is mortal and death is certain So my beloved remove all the curtains Hanging between you and reality My boy mind well, it is your duty.
Romance Of A Bureaucrat
Change is life, though he loves status quo Unwilling perhaps yet he accepts to bow Before the authority's command for change Coward in him fails to face powers' challange.
Romance Of An Intellectual
Intellectuals are gifted with supernatural power Of justifying their espousal even of convenience Even with ideas n principles they accept never Though it may cause breach of their conscience.
Our Kerala tour moved like a pendulum For a while only at Ernakulum. Hotel Suneeti Suites on highway forty seven Though gave us a feeling that we were in heaven.
B A N I S H S O L I T U D E
Solitude makes melancholy to you Driving the mirth from you away, Depriving you of the worldly joys. You get nothing though you grieve
Romance With Democracy - 3
The freedom fighters cherished Romance With the concept of liberty and independence Compelled the Brits to liberate India, We attained freedom in our own myopia.
Banishing you from their hearts With a fellow being they couldn't chat Of themselves able to be called human Oh humanism they are morally slain.
Neither a soldier or a sailor, Nor either an airman or a God man To no outfit of an army he belongs, Yet to be called chieftain he longs
It hits, though for few moments It reminds the devastating penchent Of the nature while in it's full rage Within seconds nothing can be salvaged
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Many a wars the freedom fighters fought
To free you motherland from shackels of slavery
Displaying rare couragethey martyred with bravery
And threw to the winds their dear ones lot.
Significance of the freedom they did know
Gen next inherited it and started to it blow
Blurring, thus, in slavery and freedom boundary
Making hard earned freedom virtual and imaginary.
For common man freedom has become illusory
Its fruits were reaped, though, by few coteries
Governed by selfishness and inhuman qualities
Who are ruled by even the setanic ...