Ramesh Iyengar

Freshman - 641 Points (15-03-1969 / Paramakudi)

Ramesh Iyengar Poems

41. Rain In A Remote Village 6/30/2015
42. The Lord's Arrival 8/13/2015
43. The Junkwallah 11/15/2015
44. Lunch-Time Politics 11/24/2015
45. Just Born Today 11/24/2015
46. Lunar Secrets 11/24/2015
47. Guru 2/12/2016
48. Streetlight 2/14/2016
49. Blooms In Bamboo Plate 2/16/2016
50. Demand 2/23/2016
51. ‘ A Leafy Parrot ' 2/24/2016
52. The Buttermilk Vendor 2/26/2016
53. Pennington Market Square At Srivilliputtur 8/28/2015
54. The Jujuba Fruit Seller 8/28/2015
55. Pre-Dawn 11/14/2015
56. Cricketing Summer 3/8/2016
57. Corn 7/16/2016
58. Recyling 8/8/2016
59. Invocation 9/13/2012
60. Sonnet 3/1/2012
61. Sonnet - 15 ( A Counsel's Complaint) 3/1/2012
62. Allah 9/8/2008
63. The Voice Of A Bird 3/28/2008
64. Joining Report To Join As A Press Reporter 4/6/2012
65. Farewell Party - Sonnet 2/24/2014
66. A Sonnet On Subash 3/11/2010
67. From Chimpanzee To Kfc 6/13/2008
68. Routine 7/16/2011
69. Vote Of Thanks On A School Cabinet Induction Ceremony 2/16/2010
70. An Ode On Urination 11/21/2006
71. Sonnet – Prior Notice 3/22/2014
72. Ghost At Twelve O’ Clock 8/26/2015
73. Alone 8/28/2015
74. Ayyanar Waits For A Year 11/14/2015
75. Go On Windmills; Go On Windmills ! 9/21/2015
76. When Buddha Woke Up... 3/3/2016
77. The Ghaghra In Spate - A Poem By Keki N Daruwalla 9/11/2012
78. Small-Scale Reflections On A Great House 10/2/2012
79. Obituary By A K Ramanujan 9/24/2012
Best Poem of Ramesh Iyengar

Obituary By A K Ramanujan

Father, when he passed on,
left dust
on a table of papers,
left debts and daughters,
a bedwetting grandson
named by the toss
of a coin after him,

a house that leaned
slowly through our growing
years on a bent coconut
tree in the yard.
Being the burning type,
he burned properly
at the cremation

as before, easily
and at both ends,
left his eye coins
in the ashes that didn't
look one bit different,
several spinal discs, rough,
some burned to coal, for sons

to pick gingerly
and throw as the priest
said, facing...

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Allah

ALLAH ! ! ! ( Translation)

Original (In Tamil) : Subrahmanya Bharati

Translation : Ramesh Iyengar


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