Dr Tapan Kumar Pradhan

Rookie - 194 Points (October 22,1972 / Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India)

Dr Tapan Kumar Pradhan Poems

1. Search 4/10/2013
2. Winter Time Beauty 4/11/2013
3. Ode To The Doon Star 4/11/2013
4. Zz Tathaapi (Oriya) 7/13/2013
5. Zz Samudrare Sakaala (Oriya) 7/13/2013
6. Zz Purushaartha (Oriya) 7/13/2013
7. Zz Aadyaasha (Oriya) 7/13/2013
8. Yy Kahaani (Hindi) 7/13/2013
9. Zz Mana Bhitarara Chithi (Oriya) 7/13/2013
10. Purushartha (Hindi) 8/25/2013
11. Nostalgia 4/11/2013
12. Yy Sawaal (Hindi) 7/13/2013
13. Epiphany 4/11/2013
14. Zz Durvaara Abhilaasha (Oriya) 7/13/2013
15. Zz Paaunaa (Oriya) 7/13/2013
16. Buddha Smiled 4/21/2015
17. Long Live Liberty 8/15/2013
18. History 4/10/2013
19. Wish 4/11/2013
20. My Friend, Plagiarist 8/22/2013
21. Zz Asibaara Belaa (Oriya) 8/15/2013
22. Just In Case... 4/11/2013
23. Skeleton Of Neruda 4/12/2014
24. Nachiketa 7/14/2013
25. Still I Love You 4/11/2013
26. Last Summer 4/10/2013
27. Equation 4/15/2013
28. Freedom 8/15/2013
29. Kalahandi 8/17/2013
30. Epitaph 4/10/2013
31. Now Is The Time 4/10/2013
32. Banned Artist 8/22/2013
33. Man, Poet, Novelist 8/25/2013
34. Autobiography Of An Award Winning Poet 4/10/2013
35. Dance Of Shiva 4/12/2014
36. The Suryanelli Girl 1/30/2014
37. A Fixed Match 4/12/2014
38. Khap's Diktat 4/12/2014
39. Kissing A Woman 4/10/2013
40. At The Bus Stop 8/17/2013

Comments about Dr Tapan Kumar Pradhan

  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/6/2014 6:53:00 AM)

    sir.your poems are out of any hardship

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  • Govind S (5/28/2014 10:07:00 AM)

    Sir, you are one of a kind.Your poems say why you are number one on poem hunter.your poems are a real joy to read.By reading your poems, one gets a special feeling that u hardly get from anyone else.PLEASE READ MY POEMS AND COMMENT.I WILL CONSIDER YOUR INPUT INVALUABLE AS IT IS COMING FROM A POET OF YOUR STATURE.

  • Richard Beevor (5/24/2014 10:05:00 AM)

    excellent poems sir, I wonder if you could read some of mine and give me your advice please, I would like to improve, thank you, I am http: //www.poemhunter.com/richard-allen-beevor/

  • Kirti Sharma (5/15/2014 2:25:00 AM)

    please read my poems and comment too! ! !

  • Kirti Sharma (5/15/2014 2:21:00 AM)

    you are an awesome poet! !
    i love the rhyming schems of your poems! ! !
    beautifull! ! !

  • Richard Beevor (5/8/2014 3:29:00 PM)

    Wish is an excellent poem Dr. Tapan, I wish I were as good as you, I hope one day to be recognised as you are, I must read all your poems, thank you for them.

  • Richard Beevor (4/26/2014 6:42:00 AM)

    excellent work from a true class poet, love your poems sir, I hope one day you will find time to read mine, I would appreciate your advice. Thank you

  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/17/2014 9:45:00 AM)

    Out of the so many poems I read in this column this was a peculiar one having the exactness and truth of events that discourages a new born poet and the real confrontation he meets. No more comments about the poem since these are seems to be events.

  • Valsa George Valsa George (3/2/2014 12:55:00 AM)

    I had a chance to meet Dr. Tapan Kumar Pradan at my house and had a long and interesting chat with him!
    When met face to face, I could see a different side of his personality! Dr. Tapan is so sensitive to the problems of the down trodden and has cent percent commitment to his profession, who has travelled extensively and has an enormous fund of experience to his credit. In the midst of his onerous responsibilities as an executive of the Reserve Bank, he finds time to engage in umpteen social activities like planting trees, helping farmers, writing poems, socializing and so on... Warm and humane... let him thrive as a poet of great excellence and recognition!

  • Doris Cornago Doris Cornago (12/16/2013 3:04:00 PM)

    I like this best sir poet:

    'What's an award to do with a darned critic? '
    I asked in rage, but his answer was as chic:
    'Your poems are sophisticated, not easy to chew -
    only a critic can lucidate your point of view! '

    You are making a good point here. but then again, you are on top now and can have your audience.

Best Poem of Dr Tapan Kumar Pradhan

A Woman's Scent

That night when my mother
took me to her breasts
I knew woman had a scent
quite different from man's...

Tonight you still remind me of
my mother's old fragrance
though you too have your different scent -
a scent entirely your own!

In summer an aroma of apple juice
envelopes your breasts. In monsoon
the wet fragrance of wild forest flowers
in your hair. And in the winter
your arms smacking of honeyed milk
and your lovely feet of jasmines. In spring
this strong odour of musk in your loins,
and in your navel that faint lavender! ...

Read the full of A Woman's Scent

Kissing A Woman

Just five years ago
she won't let me come near her,
let alone a kiss -
her lips
were a forbidden territory.

I would coax her, cajole her
plead with her
and fall at her feet, begging

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