Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

Dr.Ram Mehta's Blog

About Dr.Ram Mehta
(Show Details...)
Bloggers Photo

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.


Introduction of New Forms


Blog Posted:7/25/2011 4:08:00 PM


We all could see the season and reason to introduce new literary forms on PS. I have at least introduced five forms Rispetto, Rispetino, Quinzaine, Septolet, Wreath and now Randolet, the present running contest. The poets Rick Parise, nette Onclaud and many more have done so.

I have written about these new forms to PS Admin and nette Onclaud also informs me that she too has written to include the new forms.

I fervently and hopefully expect that we may soon hear about it from the PS.


Please Login
 
  1. Date: 7/27/2011 9:33:00 AM
    I do hope they add the additional forms to the roster, Dr. Ram. Thanks for taking the lead and introducing them to us. Love, Carolyn

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 7/26/2011 8:14:00 AM
    sweet thanks, dr.ram.. we really need to flap our creative wings ..and there are so many new forms that can make us grows as arists.. i sure hope that TPS will include our shares.. will try to mail admin again... meanwhile , more power to all of us with huggs! :)

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 7/25/2011 9:31:00 PM
    Nice going Dr. Ram and thanks for bringing this to the attention of our "TEAM" ~I have never, never, ever found you to have a type-O ...........But, I've got you NOW!!!!!!!!!!!My last name (LOL)~ God bless!!!!~^Rick PARISE ,-)

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 7/25/2011 8:53:00 PM
    dr. Ram, I agree with you. There should be many forms included for us to click on. However, many of them can be named something else if there is no heading for them; for example,quatrain works nicely for many forms. Swap quatrain is one i really like and I just use the heading quatrain for it. I would like to be able to use TWO forms if necessary. For example, if I do personification in a sonnet, I don't want to have to choose between the two.I want to say personifcation sonnet! andrea

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 7/25/2011 8:27:00 PM
    Actually I'm not real keen on the idea because I haven't mastered the forms we do have?? Also, I would prefer they spent time correcting some of the definitions & examples as well as having a better How TO....section...ehow does how to write a [x] much much better than the aid we get here.

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 7/25/2011 6:46:00 PM
    super fantastic idea Dr. Ram to have these forms available for our poetry especially for contests.. hope TPS will carefully consider both u and Nette on these additions .. then we need classes as I mentioned earlier today luv..haha..

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 7/25/2011 5:35:00 PM
    Nice to have new forms to try on the soup. I hope you get your answers soon. God Bless Phyl

    Login to Reply

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

12345678
Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
7/24/2014ProbabilitiesHaikuintrospection,
7/23/2014Wedding, the preface of marriage - LGTRondeaumarriage,wisdom,
7/22/2014IntegrityHaikuintrospection,
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,
7/9/2014Spring of LoveSonnetlove,spring,
7/6/2014A Garden PartySonnetromantic,
7/4/2014SeptemberAcrosticseptember,
7/1/2014The Cyber shepherd to his belovedSonnetromance,song,
6/27/2014What I gave youFree versebetrayal,lost love,
6/26/2014MortalityFree versejealousy,
6/26/2014Birthmarks- An evidence of reincarnationFree versefather daughter,
6/24/2014AndromedaVersefantasy,romantic,
6/23/2014A Positive PoemSijopoetry,poets,
6/22/2014ColorsTyburncolor,
6/21/2014A QuickieQuintain (English)life,
6/19/2014Is Verse DyingSonnetintrospection,
12345678

My Photos


ps_All Photos 843.jpg

Fav Poems

12
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
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
12

Fav Poets

No Fav Poets Selected