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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.

To the Myrtle beach

Blog Posted:8/19/2011 11:16:00 AM

With family I shall be visiting Myrtle Beach as for the kids two weeks left for the reopening of the school.

If there is internet available in the motel, I shall be in touch with you.

Eleven entries are left to my contest Tyburn and hope to start judging on return Monday morning.

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  1. Date: 8/20/2011 1:40:00 AM
    Dr Ram, I have noticed three different ways folks are writing their Tyburn poems. Mine is written according to Poetry soup's instructions. The last two lines rhyme and incorporate the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th lines as the 5th to 8th syllables. The first word rhyme starts as the fifth syllable ito the sixth, the second word doesn't necessarly start with the eight syllable, but incoroporates through the eight, according to soup's example. I think I am reading this right. Agape, Moses

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  1. Date: 8/19/2011 9:10:00 PM
    Beauty locale... enjoy!

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  1. Date: 8/19/2011 7:39:00 PM
    Mike are you anywhere near Charlotte Motor Speedway, as a nascar fan my goal is to make a friend in every city with a majoy speedway

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  1. Date: 8/19/2011 4:13:00 PM
    You will be about 25 miles from me. I live just over the border in NC - right off of hwy 17. I hope you enjoy your stay in my neck of the woods. Mike

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  1. Date: 8/19/2011 2:02:00 PM
    Have a good one Dr Ram. Agape, Moses

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  1. Date: 8/19/2011 1:43:00 PM
    Enjoy your time away Dr. Ram ;) Wilma

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  1. Date: 8/19/2011 11:50:00 AM
    Enjoy your vacation, Dr. Ram. This is one of my favorite spots and my wife and I have talked about retiring there or in Conway, a small town a few miles inland. Great family vacation area. God Bless. Have fun. Vince

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  1. Date: 8/19/2011 11:45:00 AM
    ahhhah.. time for your polka dot swimming trunks, dr. ram. j/kidding!... envy you as its rainy season here, eeewh!... i'm sure there will be internet access or WI-FI zones... have fun!..:).. huggs!

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  1. Date: 8/19/2011 11:39:00 AM
    well have a fun time Dr. Ram..and enjoy your vacation with family..we are leaving Saturday for Florida for two weeks also.. and will keep in touch if PS is available.. see u in September luv..

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  1. Date: 8/19/2011 11:21:00 AM
    I'm sure there will be internet access at that motel, Dr. Ram. I can't see you going a day without it! (that's how I am anyway when I travel). YOu get around a lot!! First the hills and then the beach! Good luck with your judging. That was sure a difficult form to do! It is VERY specific!

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  1. Date: 8/19/2011 11:17:00 AM
    have a great vacation!

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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

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Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
9/16/2014Death is but a slumberFree versedeath,desire,
9/16/2014Anath, the warrior goddessDizaingod,mythology,
9/15/2014DesireTerza Rimadesire,
9/13/2014She Fell In Love And The DangerTrioletlove hurts,
9/11/2014HalloweenFree versehalloween,
9/11/2014One Autumn DayFree verseautumn,beauty,
9/10/2014The Lady in GloomRhymeloneliness,longing,
9/10/2014A Magical TouchEthereeintrospection,love,
9/8/2014Driving of a busy mind on a busy roadFree versefunny,humorous,
9/7/2014Count His Blessings, Keep on SteppingNarrativebio,introspection,
9/6/2014One Autumn NightFree verseautumn,seasons,
9/5/2014TearFibonaccilove hurts,
9/5/2014A Prayer to AlmightyFree verseprayer,
9/5/2014The GiftVersefaith,religious,
9/4/2014A Happy True Love Story of 2014Free versehappy,love,
9/3/2014O' Mirror, O' MirrorRhymemirror,
9/2/2014Cozy KinshipSonnetlove,relationship,
9/1/2014Still the same man in my own rightFree verselost love,love hurts,
8/30/2014Samuin-Calan gaeaf-Halloween HustleFree versehalloween,
8/29/2014Hellish PoliticiansTankapolitical,

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PassionI do not know?introspection,love,passio
Burning Fire.....Versepassionme,
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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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