Varanasi Ramabrahmam

Rookie - 212 Points (27-11-1953 / Vegeswarapuram, India)

The Poet Par Excellence - Poem by Varanasi Ramabrahmam

The poet par excellence pervades
and dwells in his creation of magic;
Alive or not and eternally there he lives

Though his body like a log becomes inert
The body of his poesy has no death to meet

In his body of ephemeral existence
Originate intuitions that forever last

It is his leather case which stops breathing
And not his eminence which breathes ever in silence
The passions and emotions trickle
from his words to fill a stream of harmony

Though retires for eternal sleep
He lives eternally reclining on the couch of his poetry

Nature is his beloved and friend
Frolicking he plays with words
The flowing Godavari [1]
And the stormy sea
Obey him and set ripples in his alphabet

He is the worthy successor of literary tradition
And excels his predecessors

Cultured and aesthetic lovers of poetry
Remember and chant his sublime lines
And heart-fully celebrate
his melodies, brilliant and divine


[1] Godavari is a major South Indian River

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  • (12/11/2009 11:36:00 AM)


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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 11, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, December 11, 2009


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