UNNIKRISHNAN E S
UNNIKRISHNAN E S Poems
- The Swan And Me Its touch so sensuous Its eyes drawing me ...
- And Silence Is What I Choose He was as old as my grandfather ...
- A Grain Of Rice A grain of rice Alone In the cooking ...
- Yayati 6 - Yadu (44) When I look back from here I ...
- A Cloud In The Silver Lining When you see a silver lining in ...
- A Winter In Delhi Winter, The goddess of the longest ...
- The Month Of May
I am fortunate to have been born into a family with keen literary interest. My father taught Malayalam (the language that people of Kerala speak) literature in the High Schools. My mother, though a home-maker, has excellent knowledge in literary works in Malayalam, English and Hindi. Both of them took keen interest in our education.
There was a good collection of books at home, ... more »
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''The choicest ornaments to a man's house are his friends.''Firdoussi
'''The mind is its own place, and in itselfMilton
Can make a hell of Heaven, a heaven of Hell.'''
''You can't expect that after a poor fellow has written a book he should also understand it.''Giovanni Guareschi
''Whatever God has given every human being, like knowledge, power, wealth etc, is for sharing with the deprived.''unnikrishnan e s
''Selfishness is doing what we like, without considering how it would affect the feelings of others, especially those who love you.''unnikrishnan es
The Swan And Me
Its touch so sensuous
Its eyes drawing me into itself
Its body snuggling in mine
Rousing a passion yet unknown
Slowly it dawned on me
He is no ordinary swan
He is no swan at all
Then what, nay, who is he?
His golden feathers
And voice profound-
Did tell a story different…
His lips reaching up to my ears
Whispered, 'Leda, I'm Zeus!
May I take my own shape
So you'd believe…'
'No' I cried. How can I
The queen of Sparta
Be seen nude with a man
Be it Zeus himself!
And I wanted to fly
On his golden ...