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A Telugu Sage

Rating: 3.1

This land of ours has a hoary culture
Fell into the hands of a hungry vulture
Lost its glory to be retrieved in future
Registered freedom without much of a rupture!

Natives were looked down with frown
Treating them as not more than clown
An English was born with name of Brown
adorned the native language with lovely crown!

Telugu tongue is great and sweet
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Indira Renganathan 04 August 2008

A great wordly felicitation.Good write.Thanks for sharing.

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Saiom Shriver 18 June 2008

The avatar speaks Telugu which He says is 90% Sanskrit. Tamil too is a holy language full of Sanskrit syllables. I truly wish I knew Telugu Thank you!

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Ivor Hogg 12 March 2008

enjoyed immensely Monorhtymic verses excellent writing. I have read sme telugu poetry and even had the effrontery yo attempt to wirite in that style.But then as student of poetry I have attempted most eastern styles

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Indira Babbellapati 12 October 2007

great tribute to a life dedicated to letters, why i use his dictionary for my translations.

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Gita Ashok 09 June 2010

Such a beautiful tribute to the British District Collector who became a Telegu sage and who reminded us of our very own culture. Well written and thanks for the background information.

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Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal 30 October 2009

Lived his life as a TELUGU SAGE In all his service in the center stage Service offered in golden page Ever green in our hearts is his noble image! .for all thet ime he will be rememebred as great saint....10 read mine....what do we seek..yes to to, , , yes yes yes

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Dr Hitesh Sheth 20 March 2009

Though your poem is great amd adored with nice rhymes......... I believe that language is only a medium of communiation...........10+++

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Kesav Easwaran 23 September 2008

Good tribute to a great soul who would really have loved letters and syllables... Father Herman Gundhart, a German missionary who lived in the erstwhile Madras Residency mastered Malayalam and Sanskrit and wrote an exhaustive dictionary...he also wrote few good books on the local people and on their customs in their own language...your poem reminded me of his services he rendered to Malayalam language... Good piece...I love the urge and the idea behind this write...10

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Sathyanarayana M V S 27 August 2008

This is a nice ode on Telugu language and Lord Brown. As a Telugu man I am really grateful to you Sir for this wonderful composition....10

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