Ayyappa Paniker Poems
- Isn'T That Shameful For Us? Everyday at night in the ...
- Hey Gagarin Hey Gagarin, devourer of Space, I come, a ...
- Passage To America On the day of the feast death had its ...
- Horse Play Four gallant horses galloped forth. One was ...
- White Clouds White clouds may never rain! They only float ...
- Net The squares at least don't remain squares and ...
- Hoogly Stop writing about rivers! Rivers bring in flood ...
Dr. K. Ayyappa Paniker, sometimes spelt "Ayyappa Panicker" was an influential Malayalam poet, literary critic, and an academic and a scholar in modern and post-modern literary theories as well as ancient Indian aesthetics and literary traditions. He was one of the pioneers of modernism in Malayalam poetry, where his seminal works like Kurukshethram (1960), considered a turning point in Malayalam poetry, Ayyappapanikkarude Krithikal and Chintha and several essays were an important influence on the playwrights of his generation.
In an academic career which ran in consonance with his literary one, and spanned four decades, he taught in various colleges and universities ... more »
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Isn'T That Shameful For Us?
in the kitchen
a little food
must be kept.
the thief was to come
if he's hungry
doesn't find food
might get angry
and get away
without thieving a thing.
Isn't that shameful for us?.