Poems by Anandh

  Translated by Rajesh Subramanian   A little while ago   Where Is the bird  That was flying in the Window framed sky A little while ago? It is flying A little while ago. You and...

Bharathiyar’s Poem – “Besought”

Translated by Lekha Murali   Besought Why build an exquisite veena1, Only to be heedlessly cast-off into dust? Tell me O! Sivasakthi2 – You, (who) created me with a scintillating...

Two Poems by S. Vaidheeswaran

  Translated by Ashokamitran   I too like the elephant The moment I hear the chimes at the end of the street I know it is Saturday. Shouts of joy all through the...

Constant, Thy Remembrance – Poem(s) by Sibichelvan

  Translated by Latha Ramakrishnan   1. Constant thy remembrance Constant Oh Mount thy remembrance Constant Oh Sea thy remembrance Constant Oh wind thy remembrance Constant Oh fire thy remembrance Constant Oh Water,...

Poems by A. Nasbullah

  Translated by : Sri N Srivatsa    The Mountain Eaters I cross a rivulet and reach the valley where you live. You are eating a mountain. Realising that the mountain is not enough to satiate...

Poems by Anar

  Translated by Rajesh Subramanian   The Blue Kiss The kiss, flies around like a strange blue bird. Have not you seen during my most unique and inquisitive moments the blue lightning...

Bharathiyar Songs

  Translated by A.K. Ramanujan   Wind Wind, come softly. Don’t break the shutters of the windows. Don’t scatter the papers. Don’t throw down the books on the shelf. There, look what...

Two Poems – By Atmanaam

  Translated by Karthik   Alms Become a beggar Ask for alms Beseech,beg – Louder ! Not as far as the street corner Your voice should cross the Infinite space The food for...

Poems by A.Nasbullah

  Translated by Sri N Srivatsa    God's Blessings Declining the great love of God with a frozen head hugging hard your fake operating systems technology, mind filled with sea rock whenever you attempt to go...

Poems by Bogan Sankar

  Translated from Tamil by Nakul Vāc   Prophet for Twisted Times Afraid I had put the wrong foot forward I went back a square. "Retreating not allowed for a...

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