Ramesh T A
Profile Of A Poet! - Poem by Ramesh T A
Born on 28th August 1950 Poet T.A. Ramesh is a post-graduate in English Literature and Personnel Management as well and is living in Pondicherry, India. After working as an industrialist in Sri Lakshminarayana Industries for 22 years, he is occupied in writing poems and essays since 1989 and has become a Writer Publisher at Halo Papers, India publishing books from 1996 onwards. From 2005 he is occupied in publishing his poems and articles on internet.
He wanted to be a writer after he completed his college education in the year 1972. But he was inducted into family business due to shortage of men to look after flourishing business. A sort of mechanical life it was and his inclination towards writing as he wished could not materialize immediately.
He wanted to be a novelist but tried to write some articles of research on his favourite subject; due to paucity of time he could not do anything as he liked. Likewise 17 years passed sans his notice and that gave him great pain and he uttered his feeling in a verse to his friend and that made his friend to the level of advising him to write poetry!
With the available time he started to write poetry from 1989 on. In 1992 he has completed writing 68 poems that in three years have become a compilation of a poetic anthology called Dreams, Ideas and Realities published by Halo Papers, India, which is the first of his Poetry Book he has published in 1996! Later the new edition of the Poetry Book, Dreams, Ideas and Realities was published by Minerva Press, UK in the year 2000. Then he wrote some poetry books under the titles such as The Vision of Life, Soaring High to Sublimity and so on!
From 2005 on he has become a website poetry writer. Thereafter everything has started to change and from 2008 onwards he has been writing poetry everyday sans fail! He has written about 80 English Books such as novel, short stories, non-fiction ones and poetry books and has become famous as World English Poet! His journey is still continuing in the World of Literature....!
Thereafter he has been honoured with Awards such as Best English Book Author along with a title, Sourashtra Sri by Sourashtra Community Welfare Chamber (Sourashtra Samuga Nalapperavai) in 2005, elected as Poet of the Year 2010 for his fine philosophic poetry by the readers of www.ccpoets.com, honoured with Special Commendation Award for Writer in English presented with Sourashtrian Achievers Award trophy and a silver medallion by BVK-SITCON committee in 2013 for having written more than 70 books and also honoured with a prize of $250 for winning in www.poemhunter.com Poetry Contest as one of the top three finalists in September 2013.
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Further his poems such as Perennial Philosophy (2008) and Birds of the Same Feather (2010) , The Town Life (2009) and Love Life (2013) are published in Poetry Anthologies like The Enchanting Verses International and Conifers Call magazines and Fiesta of Love (Songs of Loving Hearts): and poems such as Colourful Flowers (2009) and Water of Life (2009) are released as Poetry Videos on www.youtube.com and www.myspace.com. T A Ramesh was also honoured with the publication of two of his poems such as Passionate Longing of Rose and Singing Songs in Sonnet Long in Romanian language along with other poems of 14 poets on November 2014 in Geneza Visurilor, a Romanian Anthology of International Poetry by Dr. Marieta Maglas.
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