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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.


 

Most Recent Blog Post


A Sactuary - Safe and Strong - Poetry Soup Palace
Blog Posted:10/2/2013 8:55:00 PM

 

 
Sometimes in May, 2011 the poetess Linda Marie sponsored a contest "Poetry Palace.

What I had said on those days : I have to say this these days:

A Sanctuary – Safe and Strong

People don’t have to migrate to be citizens to this palace,
Over here life burning well creativity is the ash
Even the poorest gets the best sanctuary
The status not inevitable here in this heaven
Rare infusion of mind and heart, not an illusion
Yearning to write and to be read with pleasure

Poets, writers, commoners, dreamers old and young
An African-Asian-European-Australian-American all
Lands are free, homes are beaming with activities
A problem of racism unknown, prejudice, malice dead
Come all sane, insane, to record the best or the worst
Eventually let the Goddess of poetry soothe our hearts.
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I was inspired to present this blog on reading the blog of the poet Craig Cornish.

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  1. Date: 11/1/2013 10:22:00 AM
    Hello, I have enjoyed reading your art and hope to learn more about it.

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  1. Date: 10/13/2013 3:30:00 AM
    I admire the thrust of this blog Dear Doctor; I sometimes consider the idea/ideals of peoples sense of 'perfection' I know life circumstances often push us to one side or the other.. 'however' it is very good to have some refrence point to refer to even when we are so belegured..'

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  1. Date: 10/4/2013 8:37:00 AM
    Everyone here, regardless of circumstance, is united by a poem. What a wonderful thing that is !! Thank you, Dr. Ram, for expressing this amazing fact. :)

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  1. Date: 10/3/2013 10:33:00 AM
    Beautifully written thoughts... Poetry can do all that... if only others would notice... Laughter is the same way too. Loved this blog.

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  1. Date: 10/3/2013 6:33:00 AM
    Magic for sure Dr.!

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  1. Date: 10/3/2013 1:25:00 AM
    Thank you so much for sharing this very beautiful & inspiring awesome blog & poem my dear friend Dr. Mehta. Have a great day! love lots & big hugs, Leonora

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My Past Blog Posts

 
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
Tyburn contest announced.
Date Posted: 8/25/2011 8:19:00 PM
Tyburn reopened
Date Posted: 8/24/2011 8:00:00 PM

My Poems

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Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
4/17/2014Under The SpellMonorhymeromantic,
4/15/2014Old Memories RefreshedCoupletlove,romantic,
4/14/2014Itty BittyTrioletbereavement,
4/13/2014Five ElementsFree versenature,
4/12/2014Incubus and SuccubusNarrativedark,
4/11/2014Goddess Acquae or Acqua SulisFree versemythology,
4/10/2014A ConceptGrookintrospection,marriage,
4/10/2014IndiaAcrosticdevotion,
4/9/2014Stepping StonesLanterneinspirational,romantic,
4/9/2014Dark And MysticalQuintain (English)dark,mystery,
4/8/2014Whispers of LoveRhymefeelings,love,
4/8/2014Wedding and MarriageRhymemarriage,wedding,
4/7/2014Bukowski ContestFree verseintrospection,
4/6/2014Either be a believer or non-believer, but be a good personFree verseinspiration,introspection
4/4/2014Tears - the safety valve of the heartRhymebereavement,love hurts,
4/3/2014Summer LoveCinquainlove,summer,
4/3/2014Those eyes, Break of a DayCoupletemotions,feelings,love,
4/2/2014The windows of the Soul-winFree verseloneliness,love,
4/1/2014Who is a Lucky PoetSenryuhumorous,
3/31/2014Nature's DanceRhymenature,
3/31/2014Love Umbrella- A lentoQuatrainlove,
3/30/2014The moon-lit NightFree verselight,moon,romantic,
3/30/2014Goddess FloraQuintain (English)spring,
3/28/2014Every Rose Has Its ThornFree verseanalogy,introspection,
3/27/2014A Mermaid and Three Fishermen - Retourne FormVersehumor,
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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
SALUTATIONSRhymededicationheart,heart,me,
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,
FracturedNarrativechildhoodfather,father,gr
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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