Madathil Rajendran Nair

Gold Star - 27,635 Points (3rd December 1946 / Bombay, India)

Madathil Rajendran Nair Poems

41. The Yamuna In Rage 5/2/2015
42. The Ascent 4/28/2015
43. Remover Of Obstacles 5/14/2015
44. She 4/29/2016
45. പച്ചനിറമുള്ള കടങ്കഥകള്‍ 7/12/2016
46. I Am A Song That Never Stops To Sing 3/15/2016
47. Screams, Fear And Panic 3/22/2016
48. ഉഷ്ണകാലമേഘം 3/4/2016
49. കണ്ണന്‍റെ പുല്ലാങ്കുഴല്‍ 2/10/2016
50. ഓ എന്‍ വി 2/13/2016
51. Diwali Thoughts 11/9/2015
52. What We Call Existence 6/25/2017
53. To Each His Own 8/11/2016
54. Mom And Dad 5/16/2017
55. Assadoo (Weaving Art Of Arabian Gulf) 2/11/2015
56. Dussehra 2/16/2015
57. Dubai 2/18/2015
58. A Drunkard's Song 3/11/2015
59. Che 3/16/2015
60. Jesus On The Cross 2/28/2015
61. പ്രതിഭാസവനിത 2/21/2015
62. East Wind 1/30/2015
63. Sedona - Land Of Gods 3/25/2014
64. As I Lay Embryo-Like 1/21/2015
65. The Jujube Tree And Me 1/29/2015
66. ടുസ്സാനില്‍ വിഷു (Vishu in Tucson, Arizona, USA) 4/11/2015
67. Hse, Hse, Hse! * 4/7/2015
68. I Saw Them Walking 3/29/2015
69. Blackie, Blackie, Where Are You? 4/3/2015
70. Newspaper And A Broken Back 4/4/2015
71. Diwali Remembrance 11/10/2015
72. Narcissuses 4/27/2016
73. First Summer Shower 3/12/2016
74. Jet Lag 7/18/2016
75. How, Cow, Bou! 5/12/2016
76. Narendra Modi 5/21/2015
77. Armed Rebellion 5/9/2015
78. Some Downpours 4/23/2015
79. Daily Eating (Haiku) 4/24/2015
80. Inebriation 4/16/2015

Comments about Madathil Rajendran Nair

  • Nosheen Irfan Nosheen Irfan (8/13/2016 5:21:00 AM)

    Sir Madathil is a poet with deep insight and vast vision. Reading his poems makes me think that life is truly a learning experience. His poems are full of wisdom n his philosophical bent of mind is reflected in his poetry. His descriptive n narrative skill is wonderful. And most of all, his poems are significant n relevant to the world. Always enjoy reading his poems. Inspiring writer of a high stature.

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  • Uma Ram Uma Ram (2/15/2016 9:53:00 PM)

    Hello sir. I am back...after almost a year. Thanks for your concern and encouragement. Missed your versatile poems a lot sir. The flowery decorative imagery in your poems keep them them evergreen. Thanks for being a good inspiration sir.

  • Roop Rekha Bhaskar Roop Rekha Bhaskar (9/30/2015 4:11:00 AM)

    This poem is immortal. It should be read by many for many years to come. Perhaps by reading I am paying a simple homage to this great soul. And by taking time and joy in writing these valuable lines for a noble soul, is a great human being. Thank you so much Nair

  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (5/8/2015 8:03:00 PM)

    Dear Madathil Rajendran Nair, I like your innocent flowery verses very much.

  • Madhabi Banerjee Madhabi Banerjee (4/29/2015 6:00:00 AM)

    Being an essayist, I astonished feeling your potentiality as a poet also.

  • Kee Thampi (4/24/2015 1:14:00 AM)

    This poet and his poems is - the message. This is not merely to say that the personal and social consequences of literary medium—that is, of any extension of ourselves—result from the new scale that is introduced into not our affairs....
    The greatness of Madathil Rajendran Nair is really beyond my words

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla Tirupathi Chandrupatla (3/25/2015 7:57:00 AM)

    Madathil Rajendran Nair started posting his poems at PH since 2014 and has already established his stamp. His poems have an inherent beauty and every line has enormous power since he chooses and arranges words with great care and thought. The topics of his poems delve from philosophy, nature, current events, historical facts and so on. Whatever the topic he chooses, his clear understanding and his vast knowledge and experience trickle through. His past poems are finding their way out to be shared by others. I look forward to more and more poems from Madathil Nair to enrich the wonderful world of poetry.

  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (2/19/2015 9:36:00 AM)

    I have now read two poems of Madathil Nair, and the Poems 1. Kavitha an independent translation of Neruda poem and another Prayer. Both of the poems are felt so interesting.

  • Madathil Rajendran Nair Madathil Rajendran Nair (2/2/2015 11:00:00 PM)

    Valsa-ji, I am humbled and can't find words to thank you. I pray from the bottom of my heart to Goddess Saraswati to bless you without bounds and take care of you. Warmest regards.

  • Valsa George Valsa George (2/2/2015 10:16:00 PM)

    With just a handful of poems published at poem hunter, Madathil Rajendran Nair has provided sufficient credentials as a poet of unusual stature. If true poetry makes our heart leap by showing us visions of beauty and also stirring in us profound feelings, Mr. Rajendran Nair is a true poet. The surprising thing is that he can write poems with equal ease and flexibility in his Mother tongue- Malayalam and English as well! Being a Malayalee, I am proud of this Malayalee, son of Kerala over his outstanding potential as a poet. Wish to see him fly at higher altitudes!

Best Poem of Madathil Rajendran Nair

My First Love Letter

It was when I was just in class three
Hovering around the tenth year of age
Something bothered me in the hours wee
A sweetness, an aroma, sweat
Or was it the morning dew on grass
That kept me awake
Rolling on my smelly bed
With a sweetness that blazed my glands

I don’t know, I can’t tell
But there was she
My classmate
With jasmine teeth
A dance perched on her feet
Bothering my budding masculinity

I knew I wanted her
I couldn’t make out what for
In a frenzy that engulfed me
Like a forest fire then I wrote
On the inside of a discarded...

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Cactus Song

You look like a pantheon of aliens
In the dusky evening sun
At Sabino Canyon in Tucson
In holy communion
With the looming heavens

A battalion of saguaro cacti
Standing esoteric guard
At foothills and uphill

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