Biography of Ratnakar Mandlik
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.
Ratnakar Mandlik's Works:
1.Glimpses Of Life- collection of poems
2.Rhythm Of Life (An Epic of Life)
3.Romance With Democracy
Ratnakar Mandlik Poems
An Ode To Nature
In serene guise a celestial beauty You profess principle of equality. Embodiment of benevolence, At times you are cruelty's essence.
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.
Riding on the waves of sorrow and mirth Traverses life of human if the sail is smooth. Hurricanes n tornado with mountainous tides No doubt to it capsize n it's doom they decide.
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.
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.
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
Riding The Waves Of Imagery
Riding the waves of sorrow Gliding through imagery In pursuit of salvation Flies a poet's imagination.
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.
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.
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.
Once I told a cloud Not to make sound loud For it you are not allowed, In time you have to rain.
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.
C E L E B R A T I O N S
Not failure, low aim is crime Big bangs too produce unique chime. Blank can not a life's canvas be With ample strokes of pain n glee.
Welcome Sweet Sixteen (2016)
Adieu 2015 and Welcome sweet sixteen Memorable may become on planet your sojourn. 15 for a human, a ripe age for rebellion, 16 for floating or chasing dreams or infatuations.
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
From the onslaught of the tornado.
Huge wealth amassed by a miser
Gigantic buildings built by a bulder
Plants for years nurtured by a gardner,