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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 Poems

Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
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,
8/24/2014Sit in ReverieFree versenature,places,
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,
8/19/2014Political HypocrisyFootlepolitical,
8/17/2014Drink thy own water from your cisternTail-rhymebible,inspirational,
8/16/2014YellownessFree verselost love,
8/16/2014Karagam DanceEnclosed Rhymedance,joy,kid,
8/15/2014WanderlustFree verselife,
8/15/2014The Moon-Lit NightFree versebeauty,light,moon,
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,

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

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