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I am a native of India, 79 years old. My two sons live in Detroit.MI and Charlotte NC and a son and a daughter in Canada. My grandson lives in Atlanta GA. I was born in Dwarka (Where Lord krishna ruled), had been a professor and Head, Department of English, N.A.Arts College, V.Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India. After retirement as a professor and Head of English in 1994, I split my time between India and North America.

 I visited France on a cultural mission in 1989 and presented a scene of the French dramatist Moliere's La Tartuffe in Paris.I also visited UK, Scotland and Ireland. I am a life member of the World Academy of Arts & Culture and attended its convention at IASI, Romania in October, 2002 and 25th World of Congress at Los Angeles in August, 2005. I also attended 4th Encuentro Internacional Literario at Montevideo, Uruguay in April, 2003.

I have been awarded the honorary degree of Litt.D -by The World Academy of Arts and culture at Los Angeles (USA), in 2005 (UNESCO sponsored).

My poems are published in Algeria, Australia, Argentina, Canada, India, Ireland, Italy, Nepal, New Zealand, Romania, Turkey, USA, UK, Uruguay and Zambia.

Balassi Stanza contest

Blog Posted:9/28/2011 6:07:00 AM
Balassi form is not on the list of PS. Please enlist your entry as Rhyme. Thanks
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  1. Date: 10/1/2011 12:40:00 AM
    whoops, sorry I did not see this blog before I sent you a soup mail. sorry. At least I made the right guess. Lee

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  1. Date: 9/30/2011 8:21:00 PM
    Is there an example of this form Ram?Did you do one?

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  1. Date: 9/28/2011 11:49:00 PM
    I am working on it now so thanks for the heads up,Dr. Ram!

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  1. Date: 9/28/2011 3:47:00 PM
    hey Dr. Ram just stopping by to say hello.. Hope all is well with you. cory

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  1. Date: 9/28/2011 12:36:00 PM
    Hi Ram how's the Fall treating you? Light & Love

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  1. Date: 9/28/2011 10:24:00 AM
    i was meaning to ask, dr.ram.. got it and thanks..:) huggs!

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  1. Date: 9/28/2011 10:14:00 AM
    thankxx Dr. Ram.. I think I have done so but will check again.. I do luv the challenge of this form my friend.. good luck luv..

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  1. Date: 9/28/2011 9:05:00 AM
    thank you,..p.d.

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My Past Blog Posts

Updates for contest "Hard Choices"
Date Posted: 6/30/2014 8:16:00 AM
Measure for Measure ...Updates
Date Posted: 5/18/2014 5:11:00 AM
My Best Poem of the Year 2012- My Contest finalized
Date Posted: 3/21/2014 6:24:00 AM
Contest:The Best of my poems
Date Posted: 3/14/2014 9:40:00 AM
Balassi Stanza Contest
Date Posted: 11/14/2013 9:12:00 AM
The Diamonte Contest judged and announced
Date Posted: 11/13/2013 11:42:00 PM
New contest on Diamente announced
Date Posted: 10/18/2013 9:39:00 AM
Nonet Contest ...Update
Date Posted: 10/15/2013 11:02:00 PM
A Sactuary - Safe and Strong - Poetry Soup Palace
Date Posted: 10/2/2013 8:55:00 PM
My Nonet Contest- a suggestion
Date Posted: 9/25/2013 8:50:00 PM
The recent Indian National tragedy
Date Posted: 9/24/2013 4:26:00 AM
Nonet Form Contest
Date Posted: 9/24/2013 12:35:00 AM
My contest... Passions pay, Not Patience
Date Posted: 9/21/2013 7:31:00 AM
Quatern Contest Judged- New Contest announced
Date Posted: 8/24/2013 8:33:00 AM
Updates 4... Quinzaine
Date Posted: 11/3/2011 8:35:00 AM
Update on Quinzaine contest
Date Posted: 11/2/2011 6:10:00 PM
Updates ...2 on Quinzaine Again
Date Posted: 11/2/2011 8:52:00 AM
Quinzaine Update....
Date Posted: 10/25/2011 11:16:00 PM
The balassi contest judged...
Date Posted: 10/23/2011 3:53:00 AM
Balassi Stanza Contest...
Date Posted: 10/1/2011 11:46:00 PM
Balassi Stanza contest
Date Posted: 9/28/2011 6:07:00 AM
Photos referred to in my Poem "Tree-Ghosts of Purandhar Fort
Date Posted: 9/19/2011 9:38:00 AM
Kite Flying Video clips
Date Posted: 8/31/2011 4:15:00 PM
My semi-finalist poem "One last leaf on tree"
Date Posted: 8/27/2011 9:15:00 AM
Contest: Rhyme Royal
Date Posted: 8/26/2011 8:01:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
10/31/2014A steep descent of a small riverVersenature,romantic,
10/31/2014C'est la vie - That is life-NFree verselife,
10/30/2014Interwoven ImagesFree versemythology,
10/29/2014Words, the Heart of ImaginationFree verseimagination,words,
10/27/2014On St Simons IslandIdyll (Idyl)romantic,
10/26/2014Seize the DayCarpe Diemlife,
10/25/2014Don't wrestle with a PoemVersepoetry,writing,
10/23/2014A Double Walker or WraithFree versefantasy,mystery,
10/21/2014Be happy with what you haveFree versebird,inspirational,
10/20/2014OwnershipI do not know?introspection,
10/20/2014A Kiss of GratitudeFree verseanimal,senses,
10/19/2014Cowboy HoedownFree versefunny love,
10/18/2014My GrandmaFree versecharacter,inspiration,
10/17/2014Relationship TableauVerseencouraging,introspection
10/15/2014The Darfurian GirlProsebereavement,character,
10/14/2014Plentitude of PiesEpulaeryufruit,
10/9/2014Now and ThenTrioletdream,
10/9/2014October BlissSedokajoy,nature,october,
10/8/2014A True DevoteeFree verseinspirational,prayer,
10/5/2014Darkness in the LightFree versedark,light,sad love,
10/3/2014Install in Me, My LordTrioletspiritual,
9/29/2014A Great Blue HeronFree verseanimal,bird,
9/26/2014A Ravaged RavenFree versedark,
9/25/2014Cool withdrawal from loveSonnetlove,love hurts,
9/24/2014Eyeful, Handful and SoulfulSonnetfantasy,
9/23/2014God's Kind of PoetryFree verseappreciation,god,
9/23/2014The death-bed of a dayFree verserelationship,
9/23/2014Death, a Reincarnation of the SelfFree versedeath,
9/22/2014The LighthouseVerseappreciation,
9/21/2014Cowboys in badlandsFree versecowboy,
9/21/2014CascadedFree verseallegory,romance,
9/19/2014Divine InterventionFree versedevotion,mother,
9/19/2014Behold Him, Holy is the Lamb-WinFree versefaith,religious,
9/18/2014A Special MemoryFree versememory,
9/17/2014I am a 3Than-Bauknostalgia,visionary,
9/17/2014Desired TruthTetractysdesire,
9/16/2014Death is but a slumberFree versedeath,desire,
9/16/2014Anath, the warrior goddessDizaingod,mythology,
9/13/2014She Fell In Love And The DangerTrioletlove hurts,
9/11/2014One Autumn DayFree verseautumn,beauty,
9/10/2014The Lady in GloomRhymeloneliness,longing,
9/10/2014A Magical TouchEthereeintrospection,love,
9/8/2014Driving of a busy mind on a busy roadFree versefunny,humorous,
9/7/2014Count His Blessings, Keep on SteppingNarrativebio,introspection,
9/6/2014One Autumn NightFree verseautumn,seasons,
9/5/2014TearFibonaccilove hurts,
9/5/2014A Prayer to AlmightyFree verseprayer,
9/5/2014The GiftVersefaith,religious,
9/4/2014A Happy True Love Story of 2014Free versehappy,love,
9/3/2014O' Mirror, O' MirrorRhymemirror,
9/2/2014Cozy KinshipSonnetlove,relationship,
9/1/2014Still the same man in my own rightFree verselost love,love hurts,
8/30/2014Samuin-Calan gaeaf-Halloween HustleFree versehalloween,
8/27/2014MistOttava rimafantasy,
8/27/2014Poetry SoupAcrosticpoetry,tribute,
8/26/2014Niagara River-side walkHaikubeauty,river,
8/25/2014Hope, Faith And LoveTankafaith,hope,love,
8/25/2014Where Frozen Embers Still BurnRhymememory,spiritual,
8/24/2014Holier than thouFree versedark,
8/22/2014Sow in the spring, reap in the autumnFree versenature,seasons,
8/21/2014My Life's MottoFree verseinspirational,
8/17/2014Drink thy own water from your cisternTail-rhymebible,inspirational,
8/15/2014WanderlustFree verselife,
8/12/2014A Don Quixote and a Sancho PanzaVersebio,inspirational,
8/11/2014The Theory of WritingFree versepoetry,writing,
8/9/2014A Chance MeetingItalian Sonnetrelationship,romantic,
8/7/2014La maja desnuda and La maja vestidaEkphrasis (Ecphrasis)art,
8/6/2014Autumnal BeautyHaikuautumn,beauty,
8/3/2014Zhi Nu and Niu LangRhymelove,
8/2/2014Summer SanityHaikunature,
8/1/2014Rumor Has ItFree versefun,
7/30/2014Slow and Steady Wins the RaceFree verseanimal,
7/30/2014Come, help MeRondeauinspirational,
7/28/2014The Pied Piper of HamelinFree versetribute,
7/27/2014Many Ways To Eye-WINTrioletanalogy,
7/27/2014Budding Beauty BurningVersebeauty,passion,
7/27/2014Unrequited loveRhymelost love,sad,
7/26/2014Butterfly counts moments, not monthsRhymelife,
7/26/2014A Secret Love MessageSenryuhumorous,
7/22/2014A Vacation HumorLimerickhumor,
7/20/2014The Squirrel-my poetic proseRhymeanimal,
7/18/2014Doors Into DoorsVerseemotions,love,
7/16/2014The scent of water- A TercetRhymehope,life,
7/14/2014The LibranFree versefantasy,science fiction,
7/13/2014A church by the OceanQuatrainreligious,
7/11/2014Evening On The Pier-winRhymelost love,
7/10/2014Oh, no, That's not my elephantFree versefor kids,fun,
7/10/2014The BeesAcrosticlife,
7/9/2014A Beauty's SanctuaryNonetbeauty,love,

My Photos

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Fav Poems

Poem TitleFormCategories
PassionI do not know?introspection,love,passio
Burning Fire.....Versepassionme,
A Window On Our WorldFree verselove,me,passion,
A Path Un Traveled ( Part 4 )Rhymedeath,lost love,love,wife
101 POETSRhymecelebration,community,ded
How Does One Write POETRYFree versefaith,hope,love,philosoph
What We Leave BehindSenryulife
The Heart of a POET Speaks Part 5Rispettogirlfriend-boyfriend,love
Commenter's, I Thank YouQuatrainon writing and words,peop
POETS LOGGED INDramatic monologueblack-african amerpoets,
Better Than GoldQuatrainon writing and wordswords
DR RAM - for the Better than Gold contestKyriellededicationwords,
Better Than GoldKyriellededicationwords,
BETTER THAN GOLDKyriellededicationwords,
Warm Is The Color Of GoldKyriellededicationwords,
Comments Better Than GoldFree versededication,on writing and
The Golden InkwellFree verseon writing and wordswords
At the End of Dr Ram s WordsNarrativelife,thank youme,heart,he
Dr Rams Words Are Better Than GoldKyrielleadventure,devotion,epic,f
Scion of WisdomKyriellededicationwords,
Doctor Ram: The Soup's Golden VoiceFree versededication,peoplewords,wo
Better Than GoldKyriellefriendshipwords,heart,hea
Passed outDiminished Hexaversefunny
Dr Rams words are better than gold contestFree verseinspirationalwords,
Ram's the ManKyriellefriendshipwords,prayer,
Doctor Ram's Golden LegacyFree versededicationwords,
Doctor Ram's Words are Better Than GoldKyriellepeoplewords,
Picky EatersRhymechildhood,family,health,m
Poets Night OutLimerickadventure,dedication,fant
TIED UPFree versefriendship
A Table of FourI do not know?friendship
The Poetry Soup Convention 2011Narrativeanniversary,on writing an
Viagra Falls Limerickallegory,fantasy,father,f
SOUP SAFARICouplethappiness,holiday,people
The ConventionFree versesweet,
Never mindRhymeadventure
Attitudes differSijofamily,forgiveness,life,p
Dr Ram MehtaClerihewpeople,
Dr Ram AwaitsSenryuhappiness,
Mommy stopped being mommyABCmother,
Death - Reborn - Balassi StanzaRhymedeath,life,love,high scho
WHEN I LOVE THEEBalladabsence,analogy,care,char
Betrayal at the Hand of the ProtectorLyricabuse,betrayal,family,pai
MY ODE TO THE NETHERLANDSOde history,inspirational,pas
To a guy called ROBERT orRhymeidentity,
PrEmAtUrE aGiNgChastushkaage,angst,bereavement,bod

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