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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

Updates on Tail-Rhyme contest
Blog Posted:8/1/2011 6:52:00 PM


I have already made it clear that there is confusion on PS definition so I shall allow both the interpretation i.e. aabaab or aabccb. No problem.
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  1. Date: 8/2/2011 11:24:00 AM
    yes, sara, it was " Lesson number one from garden one...."

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  1. Date: 8/2/2011 11:22:00 AM
    Yes Sara, you wrote aabccb, I remember, Thanks

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  1. Date: 8/2/2011 7:39:00 AM
    I think that the ones that I wrote was aabccb...The two b's rhyming and the other four two different rhymes is what makes it a tail rhyme..Sara

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  1. Date: 8/1/2011 11:16:00 PM
    OH, thanks, I had wondered about that too!!

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  1. Date: 8/1/2011 10:05:00 PM
    okie dokie

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  1. Date: 8/1/2011 10:00:00 PM
    One Tail-rhyme only, Francine

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  1. Date: 8/1/2011 9:48:00 PM
    another dumb question Dr. Ram , can we do more than one verse or would you like it limited to one only

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  1. Date: 8/1/2011 8:45:00 PM
    Thanks for the reminders....~~~smile~~~*-*junjun

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  1. Date: 8/1/2011 7:32:00 PM
    ok thank you Dr. Ram, I have been experimenting with this form and will try to have an entry ready soon

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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

Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
4/23/2014Rilke's Book Of HoursFree verseart,philosophy,
4/21/2014Colored FantasiesFree versecolor,
4/20/2014The threads of Flaw - AcquarianVerseinspirational,
4/19/2014 CowboysFree versecowboy,funny,
4/19/2014Embers of Time - TercetsRhymeinspirational,love,
4/18/2014The Cycle of Life-TankaTankalife,nature,
4/17/2014A Priceless TreasureFree versememory,
4/17/2014Under The SpellMonorhymeromantic,
4/15/2014Old Memories RefreshedCoupletlove,romantic,
4/13/2014Five ElementsFree versenature,
4/12/2014Incubus and SuccubusNarrativedark,
4/11/2014Goddess Acquae or Acqua SulisFree versemythology,
4/10/2014A ConceptGrookintrospection,marriage,
4/9/2014Stepping StonesLanterneinspirational,romantic,
4/9/2014Dark And MysticalQuintain (English)dark,mystery,
4/8/2014Whispers of LoveRhymefeelings,love,
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,
4/3/2014Those 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,

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Fav Poems

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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
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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