Biography of RAVIKIRAN ARAKKAL
I am an amatuer poet trying to write to contribute with whatever I can, to Poetry reading and writing, which has taken a backbench in the history of Literature, nowadays.
I was born in the State of Kerala, (in India) which is called 'God's own country' is lusciously green with Rivers, Backwaters, waterways, bays, lakes, temple tanks, mountains and hills.
I graduated from Osmania University, Hyderabad, in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
I worked for a Goverment Petroleum Company for 26 years as a an exec. and am retired.
I stay in Chennai, Tamil Nadu State, India.
I am married with a daughter who studies in Manchester, My wife does all the work for me.
RAVIKIRAN ARAKKAL's Works:
RAVIKIRAN ARAKKAL Poems
FOOD, OH FOOD!
I have been chasing that truck, For 2kms, now and I will be dead For the morsel the world cannot reach me, Or the gods that cant make in my soil.
A SOLDIER'S WIFE.
She was married to a soldier, Who left for the camp, A month after holidays, Word coming of war in siachen
MARRIAGES ARE MADE IN HEAVEN
Marriages like the registry Are made in heaven, With the relatives, friends Making earthly arrangements
She lived alone with her Most precious treasure, A daughter, left by her Beloved who changed her
ASOKA, THE GREAT EMPEROR.
He inherited a small empire, Through valour and bloody Wars he made a huge empire Through the years of
Pakistan, Pakistan, howw did You get to be like this! Painful is thy condition, With no freedom for your
TEARS OF ALLAH
Somewhere in Africa, Or middle east there is A lake, that has pure water Called 'Tears of Alla'
AIR, OH! AIR! !
You are so gentle And life giver, without you, None, even the plants, flowers, Friuts, and animals can survive,
It was like a snake Which gripped it's prey, Trying to swallow it alive, The pain in the mind
ALL IS FAIR IN LOVE AND LOVE
Man, woman, we should Love all all the time, Instead of mouthing, Hate nothings which
SCHOOL BOYS' SECRET TALKS.
They spoke of love And letters of love Exchanged or given one way, To the girls school's girls,
The neem tree stood tal, And spread out wide, Dark green all over, Giving shelter to passersby,
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND.....
Yesterday, the fan In the hall fell down Making a sound like A bomb exploding
ONAM - FESTIVAL OF KERALA
For ten full days, the people Of Kerala, south of India, Feasted, enjoyed Each others company
Pakistan, Pakistan, howw did
You get to be like this!
Painful is thy condition,
With no freedom for your
Children, harnessed by,
The dicators, bigots of
Religion, fuadal lords
And the terrorists, slaughtering
And bloodletting, while your