Vikram G. Aarella


Its Kannada, Not Canada - Poem by Vikram G. Aarella

People confuse it with Canada,
I say, no its Kannada,
Canada with an extra N, and starting with K
They give back the expression saying, no way
There are sixty million speakers I say,
But, the expression puts stay.
I ask them, ever heard of Bangalore or been Bangalored,
The word making waves around the world,
that's where people speak this language, and are proud.
And i hope, concept of Karnataka and Kannada is finally sold.

Copyright V.G.Aarella


Comments about Its Kannada, Not Canada by Vikram G. Aarella

  • Omar Ibrahim (8/17/2009 6:41:00 AM)

    i didn't know that it's kannada not canada......anyway i will write it canada cuz if i tell the people that it's kannada they won't believe me....but okay i will believe that it is kannada.....(but if you are lying please tell me cuz i don't want to be a fool) : D (Report)Reply

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  • M A (8/1/2009 3:41:00 AM)

    Interesting, a new verb. Bangalored, what on earth does it mean? (Report)Reply

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  • Rani Turton (3/20/2008 9:38:00 AM)

    This one is magnificent! Carry on! (Report)Reply

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  • Ravi Chandran (4/25/2007 4:42:00 AM)

    taht is a very great thinking of yours. you are really blessed with imagination and true use of words. i really enjoyed very much.
    please read my poems at www.poemhunter.com/ravi-chandran
    i will be very greatful if you comment me
    \thank u keep it up.
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  • Cyclopseven RCyclopseven R (12/16/2006 10:40:00 AM)

    you certainly have a way to say things prominent in simple way. (Report)Reply

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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjrFrank James Ryan Jr...fjr (6/13/2006 6:03:00 AM)

    PRIDE IN ONES HERITAGE IS A BLOOODLINE THAT SHOULD FOLLOW ONE WHEREVER LIFE MAY TAKE THEM...NICE PIECE, VIK...KEEP ROCKIN, GOOD BUDDY! ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''FRANK (Report)Reply

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  • Anjani Black (6/8/2006 1:46:00 PM)

    Hi Vikram: I enjoyed reading your poem. Some of my own heritage is South Asian, so I always enjoy reading literature from that region.

    If I had any suggestion for you in general, it would be to try and write more poetry without rhyming. As I'm sure you know, it is a more modern approach to write in a freer form. Go for it!

    At any rate, you makes some very good points in your various poems and do express yourself well. Thanks.

    Best regards,
    Anjani Black (Waterloo, Canada)
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  • Nalini Hebbar (5/14/2006 2:22:00 AM)

    well said...nice poem, nalini (Report)Reply

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  • Dr. Lubna S. Khan (5/11/2006 5:50:00 AM)

    it is a good one! you make things understtod very well. (Report)Reply

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  • William Jackson (5/6/2006 10:17:00 AM)

    Very clever. I like it! (Report)Reply

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  • Ray Forever (5/3/2006 10:04:00 PM)

    Ha ha...thanks for the morning amusement! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Donny S (5/3/2006 10:05:00 AM)

    Lovin it ma fellow Indian

    keep up the good work!

    Dona
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  • Preeti - is here! (4/24/2006 3:28:00 AM)

    Wow...

    good read!
    hehe..like ur comparision of kannada with canada..cuz most north indains pronounce Canada as kaneeda..lol
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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 21, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, August 17, 2009


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