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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.


Than-Bauk Contest Updates


Blog Posted:8/10/2011 5:10:00 PM

I have started judging the contest entries and found some errors. Please check your entries and if you make any change please inform me. I shall be announcing the results tomorrow morning i.e.11th August.
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  1. Date: 8/11/2011 6:09:00 PM
    thanks for the update, Dr.Ram

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  1. Date: 8/11/2011 3:18:00 PM
    thankx Dr. Ram for the opportunity to recheck luv.. good luck..

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  1. Date: 8/11/2011 11:00:00 AM
    " these"

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  1. Date: 8/11/2011 10:59:00 AM
    dr. ram... not again with this soup interruptions... i'm getting paranoid; hope all is ok! :)

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  1. Date: 8/10/2011 6:36:00 PM
    I used the sites sly' counter and ive double checked it, it seems fine.

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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 PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
11/27/2014 Encounters With Flowers Free versedeath,life,philosophy,
11/26/2014 Snowflake-reveries Crystallinesnow,
11/21/2014 Knots of Life Didacticinspirational,uplifting,
11/15/2014 Wedding woes Limerickhumorous,
11/11/2014 Sensuous Apparition Versefantasy,night,
11/9/2014 Smiley and Roaring Diamanteocean,sea,
11/9/2014 Ramadeen, My Tibetan Spaniel Free verseanimal,dedication,
11/6/2014 My strengths and weaknesses Free versejourney,life,
11/4/2014 Fecundity Free verselust,passion,stress,
11/3/2014 Trinidad Carnival- A Shadorma Verseholiday,joy,
10/31/2014 A steep descent of a small river Versenature,romantic,
10/31/2014 C'est la vie - That is life-N Free verselife,
10/30/2014 Interwoven Images Free versemythology,
10/29/2014 Words, the Heart of Imagination Free verseimagination,words,
10/27/2014 On St Simons Island Idyll (Idyl)romantic,
10/26/2014 Seize the Day Carpe Diemlife,
10/21/2014 Be happy with what you have Free versebird,inspirational,
10/20/2014 Ownership I do not know?introspection,
10/20/2014 A Kiss of Gratitude Free verseanimal,senses,
10/19/2014 Cowboy Hoedown Free versefunny love,
10/18/2014 My Grandma Free versecharacter,inspiration,
10/17/2014 Relationship Tableau Verseencouraging,introspection
10/15/2014 The Darfurian Girl Prosebereavement,character,
10/14/2014 Plentitude of Pies Epulaeryufruit,
10/13/2014 Time Versetime,
10/11/2014 Marvels Rictametercreation,miracle,
10/9/2014 Now and Then Trioletdream,
10/9/2014 October Bliss Sedokajoy,nature,october,
10/8/2014 A True Devotee Free verseinspirational,prayer,
10/7/2014 Yellow Acrosticlove,
10/5/2014 Darkness in the Light Free versedark,light,sad love,
10/3/2014 Install in Me, My Lord Trioletspiritual,
9/30/2014 Autumn Acrosticautumn,seasons,
9/29/2014 A Great Blue Heron Free verseanimal,bird,
9/26/2014 A Ravaged Raven Free versedark,
9/25/2014 Cool withdrawal from love Sonnetlove,love hurts,
9/24/2014 Eyeful, Handful and Soulful Sonnetfantasy,
9/23/2014 God's Kind of Poetry Free verseappreciation,god,
9/23/2014 The death-bed of a day Free verserelationship,
9/23/2014 Death, a Reincarnation of the Self Free versedeath,
9/22/2014 The Lighthouse Verseappreciation,
9/21/2014 Cowboys in badlands Free versecowboy,
9/21/2014 Cascaded Free verseallegory,romance,
9/19/2014 Divine Intervention Free versedevotion,mother,
9/19/2014 Behold Him, Holy is the Lamb-Win Free versefaith,religious,
9/18/2014 A Special Memory Free versememory,
9/17/2014 I am a 3 Than-Bauknostalgia,visionary,
9/17/2014 Desired Truth Tetractysdesire,
9/16/2014 Death is but a slumber Free versedeath,desire,
9/16/2014 Anath, the warrior goddess Dizaingod,mythology,
9/14/2014 Niagara Personificationnature,
9/13/2014 She Fell In Love And The Danger Trioletlove hurts,
9/11/2014 One Autumn Day Free verseautumn,beauty,
9/10/2014 The Lady in Gloom Rhymeloneliness,longing,
9/10/2014 A Magical Touch Ethereeintrospection,love,
9/8/2014 Driving of a busy mind on a busy road Free versefunny,humorous,
9/7/2014 Count His Blessings, Keep on Stepping Narrativebio,introspection,
9/6/2014 One Autumn Night Free verseautumn,seasons,
9/5/2014 Tear Fibonaccilove hurts,
9/5/2014 A Prayer to Almighty Free verseprayer,
9/5/2014 The Gift Versefaith,religious,
9/4/2014 A Happy True Love Story of 2014 Free versehappy,love,
9/3/2014 O' Mirror, O' Mirror Rhymemirror,
9/2/2014 Cozy Kinship Sonnetlove,relationship,
9/1/2014 Still the same man in my own right Free verselost love,love hurts,
8/31/2014 Iris Rhymelove,song,
8/30/2014 September Acrosticautumn,summer,
8/30/2014 Samuin-Calan gaeaf-Halloween Hustle Free versehalloween,
8/28/2014 Brangelina Versefantasy,
8/27/2014 Mist Ottava rimafantasy,
8/27/2014 Poetry Soup Acrosticpoetry,tribute,
8/26/2014 Niagara River-side walk Haikubeauty,river,
8/25/2014 Hope, Faith And Love Tankafaith,hope,love,
8/25/2014 Where Frozen Embers Still Burn Rhymememory,spiritual,
8/24/2014 Holier than thou Free versedark,
8/22/2014 Sow in the spring, reap in the autumn Free versenature,seasons,
8/21/2014 My Life's Motto Free verseinspirational,
8/19/2014 Brave-Hearts-Win Abecedarianappreciation,dedication,h
8/17/2014 Drink thy own water from your cistern Tail-rhymebible,inspirational,
8/15/2014 Wanderlust Free verselife,
8/14/2014 Enlightenment Haikuencouraging,inspirational
8/12/2014 A Don Quixote and a Sancho Panza Versebio,inspirational,
8/11/2014 The Theory of Writing Free versepoetry,writing,
8/9/2014 A Chance Meeting Italian Sonnetrelationship,romantic,
8/7/2014 La maja desnuda and La maja vestida Ekphrasis (Ecphrasis)art,
8/6/2014 Autumnal Beauty Haikuautumn,beauty,
8/3/2014 Zhi Nu and Niu Lang Rhymelove,
8/2/2014 Summer Sanity Haikunature,
8/1/2014 Rumor Has It Free versefun,
7/30/2014 Slow and Steady Wins the Race Free verseanimal,
7/30/2014 Come, help Me Rondeauinspirational,
7/28/2014 The Pied Piper of Hamelin Free versetribute,
7/27/2014 Many Ways To Eye-WIN Trioletanalogy,
7/27/2014 Budding Beauty Burning Versebeauty,passion,
7/27/2014 Unrequited love Rhymelost love,sad,
7/26/2014 A Secret Love Message Senryuhumorous,
7/22/2014 Integrity Haikuintrospection,
7/22/2014 A Vacation Humor Limerickhumor,
7/20/2014 The Squirrel-my poetic prose Rhymeanimal,
7/18/2014 Doors Into Doors Verseemotions,love,

My Photos


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Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
Passion I do not know?introspection,love,passio
Burning Fire..... Versepassionme,
A Window On Our World Free verselove,me,passion,
A Path Un Traveled ( Part 4 ) Rhymedeath,lost love,love,wife
101 POETS Rhymecelebration,community,ded
SALUTATIONS Rhymededicationheart,heart,me,
How Does One Write POETRY Free versefaith,hope,love,philosoph
What We Leave Behind Senryulife
The Heart of a POET Speaks Part 5 Rispettogirlfriend-boyfriend,love
Commenter's, I Thank You Quatrainon writing and words,peop
POETS LOGGED IN Dramatic monologueblack-african amerpoets,
Fractured Narrativechildhoodfather,father,gr
Better Than Gold Quatrainon writing and wordswords
DR RAM - for the Better than Gold contest Kyriellededicationwords,
Better Than Gold Kyriellededicationwords,
BETTER THAN GOLD Kyriellededicationwords,
Warm Is The Color Of Gold Kyriellededicationwords,
Comments Better Than Gold Free versededication,on writing and
The Golden Inkwell Free verseon writing and wordswords
At the End of Dr Ram s Words Narrativelife,thank youme,heart,he
Dr Rams Words Are Better Than Gold Kyrielleadventure,devotion,epic,f
Scion of Wisdom Kyriellededicationwords,
Doctor Ram: The Soup's Golden Voice Free versededication,peoplewords,wo
Better Than Gold Kyriellefriendshipwords,heart,hea
Passed out Diminished Hexaversefunny
Dr Rams words are better than gold contest Free verseinspirationalwords,
Ram's the Man Kyriellefriendshipwords,prayer,
Doctor Ram's Golden Legacy Free versededicationwords,
Doctor Ram's Words are Better Than Gold Kyriellepeoplewords,
Picky Eaters Rhymechildhood,family,health,m
Poets Night Out Limerickadventure,dedication,fant
TIED UP Free versefriendship
A Table of Four I do not know?friendship
The Poetry Soup Convention 2011 Narrativeanniversary,on writing an
Viagra Falls Limerickallegory,fantasy,father,f
SOUP SAFARI Couplethappiness,holiday,people
The Convention Free versesweet,
Never mind Rhymeadventure
Attitudes differ Sijofamily,forgiveness,life,p
Dr Ram Mehta Clerihewpeople,
Dr Ram Awaits Senryuhappiness,
BEMUSED Trioletlove,
Mommy stopped being mommy ABCmother,
Death - Reborn - Balassi Stanza Rhymedeath,life,love,high scho
WHEN I LOVE THEE Balladabsence,analogy,care,char
Betrayal at the Hand of the Protector Lyricabuse,betrayal,family,pai
MY ODE TO THE NETHERLANDS Ode history,inspirational,pas
To a guy called ROBERT or Rhymeidentity,
UNNOTICED Haikuappreciation,
PrEmAtUrE aGiNg Chastushkaage,angst,bereavement,bod

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