Alexander Raju

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Alexander Raju (b.1952) , an Indian English poet, novelist and short story writer has many books to his credit. Ripples and Pebbles (1989) , Sprouts of Indignation (2003) and Magic Chasm (2007) are collections of his poems. His first novel The Haunted Man came out in 1996; its second edition in 2009. His second novel Upon This Bank and Shoal ...

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What left with me of my father
Is his last smile, a funny one!
It flashes intermittently
Into the core of my tiresome life,
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2.
The Termites

THE TERMITES
The termites or the white ants,
Who're supposed to eat the dead,
Must be killed mercilessly,
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3.
The Voice Of Ethiopia

It's not just for fishing
That you go for fishing!

Your dire need to survive
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Ultimate Destiny

I hate those who look back,
Who feel proud of their past,
Who live in yesteryears
Being dissatisfied
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5.
God Saves Democracy

Funny is our democracy
That honours brute majority!
And nobody bothered about
The right of the individual
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Ezra Juellinge 05 May 2018

It was indeed a tou touching poem. I am sorry for your loss. May God bless your father. It was a touching poem

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