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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.


Tyburn contest announced.


Blog Posted:8/25/2011 8:19:00 PM


Congratulations to all the winners of the Tyburn contest.

Now be prepared for my next contest on Rhyme Royal. I will be placing the contest details soon.

I am sorry I could not allot more places within top ten as many failed to come upto the right rhyme-scheme and syllable placing, particularly the words of four lines to be placed within 5 to 8 placing in lines 5 and 6. Only two entries had the spelling mistakes otherwise they were very good entries. Despite my updates to check the entries overall, nobody checked though one full day was given, it seems.

Thanks  all the poets again for supporting my contest.
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  1. Date: 8/26/2011 6:14:00 AM
    Congratulations to all the winners and thank you for my placement, Dr. Ram. It was a new form for many of us and it's always wonderful to have these opportunities to learn new verse forms. Love, Carolyn (Rhyme Royale sounds like fun -- another one I haven't tried.)

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  1. Date: 8/26/2011 3:02:00 AM
    Sorry, I missed this one, Dr. Ram-- Super congrats to all your winners! :D

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  1. Date: 8/26/2011 1:05:00 AM
    thanks for the honour in the tyburn contest..congrats to all the winners, jag

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  1. Date: 8/25/2011 10:59:00 PM
    congrats Dr. Ram.. a new form and contest to learn from luv.. congrats to all the winners .. special thankxx for my 11th place for my entry .. stay safe in the storm luv..

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  1. Date: 8/25/2011 10:28:00 PM
    Dr Ram, Tyburns are quite fun to write...you did a nice job. I am honored with my placement, Agape, Moses

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  1. Date: 8/25/2011 10:21:00 PM
    dr ram!! tou finally got my poem after all those glitches.. what a remarkable challenge.. thanks for acknowledging my piece with warm congrats to all.. see you in your next round! :) huggs!

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  1. Date: 8/25/2011 10:19:00 PM
    Dr. Ram, I was very happy to see my big win with you. That was a very difficult thing to write. I could see people were having problems with it. You should do a lesson on it in a blog. It does have some very limiting rules to it. Thanks again and congrats to your winners. I will try to check them out tonight.LUv, Andrea

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  1. Date: 8/25/2011 9:38:00 PM
    My apology for the wrong place annoucement. Anyway, congratulations for the eleventh place, constance

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  1. Date: 8/25/2011 9:11:00 PM
    Thank you for my placement. Joyce

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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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8/19/2014Political HypocrisyFootlepolitical,
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8/18/2014WitchcraftRhymedepression,evil,fantasy,
8/17/2014Drink thy own water from your cisternTail-rhymebible,inspirational,
8/16/2014YellownessFree verselost love,
8/16/2014Karagam DanceEnclosed Rhymedance,joy,kid,
8/15/2014WanderlustFree verselife,
8/15/2014The Moon-Lit NightFree versebeauty,light,moon,
8/14/2014EnlightenmentHaikuencouraging,inspirational
8/12/2014A Don Quixote and a Sancho PanzaVersebio,inspirational,
8/11/2014The Theory of WritingFree versepoetry,writing,
8/9/2014A Chance MeetingItalian Sonnetrelationship,romantic,
8/7/2014La maja desnuda and La maja vestidaEkphrasis (Ecphrasis)art,
8/6/2014Autumnal BeautyHaikuautumn,beauty,
8/5/2014Late to bed and Late to RiseFree verseanimal,
8/3/2014Zhi Nu and Niu LangRhymelove,
8/2/2014Summer SanityHaikunature,
8/1/2014Rumor Has ItFree versefun,
7/30/2014Slow and Steady Wins the RaceFree verseanimal,
7/30/2014Come, help MeRondeauinspirational,
7/28/2014The Pied Piper of HamelinFree versetribute,
7/27/2014Many Ways To EyeTrioletanalogy,
7/27/2014Budding Beauty BurningVersebeauty,passion,
7/27/2014Unrequited loveRhymelost love,sad,
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