Biography of Sivakumar Ambalapuzha
Born at Ambalapuzha Village in Alapuzha District of Kerala State in India, to Late K.H.Krishna Iyer and S.Anandam. Married to Rejani. Interested in Poetry. Other interest- Birdwatching
Writing in Malayalam, the language of Kerala State in India. Published poems in leading periodicals. Presenting Television programs on Malayalam Poetry.
Received 'Ayyappa Panikker' Award and 'Silence Magazine' Kavitha Award for Poetry.
Sivakumar Ambalapuzha's Works:
PANIKKOORKKA- collection of poems (Malayalam)
Olive Publications, Kozhikode, Kerala (2006)
Sivakumar Ambalapuzha Poems
“How much for sardine? ” I enquire. “The name is Madonna”, She responds.
THE BULBUL In the greenery of the courtyard Nested the Bulbul
The Fever Herb
THE FEVER HERB (Panikkoorkka is a natural herb found in Southern India, used locally for cure of fever and cold. 'Pani' in Malayalam means fever and 'koorkka' means tuber.)
“How much for sardine? ”
“The name is Madonna”,
“Choose ten chubby”,
“Will turn nineteen,
the next month”, snaps she.
Wrapped half in and half out,