Poetry Forum Areas

Introduce Yourself

New to PoetrySoup? Introduce yourself here. Tell us something about yourself.

Looking for a Poem

Can't find a poem you've read before? Looking for a poem for a special person or an occasion? Ask other member for help.

Writing Poetry

Ways to improve your poetry. Post your techniques, tips, and creative ideas how to write better.

High Critique

For poets who want unrestricted constructive criticism. This is NOT a vanity workshop. If you do not want your poem seriously critiqued, do not post here. Constructive criticism only. PLEASE Only Post One Poem a Day!!!

How do I...?

Ask PoetrySoup Members how to do something or find something on PoetrySoup.


You have an ad blocker! We understand, but...

PoetrySoup is a small privately owned website. Our means of support comes from advertising revenue. We want to keep PoetrySoup alive, make it better, and keep it free. Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on PoetrySoup. See how to enable ads while keeping your ad blocker active. Also, did you know you can become a PoetrySoup Lifetime Premium Member and block ads forever...while getting many more great features. Take a look! Thank you!

Poems by T Wignesan

T  Wignesan Avatar T  Wignesan - LIFETIME Premium Member T  Wignesan - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is a list of all poems written by poet T Wignesan. Please view and comment on the work of this PoetrySoup poet. Remember, Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth. Thank you.

Read Poems by T Wignesan

Best T Wignesan Poems

+ Follow Poet

The poem(s) are below...


Poems

New Poems will show here 15 minutes after posting.
123456789
Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
07/22/2017 THIRUK-KURAL on Women who know no bounds: Canto 92 Varaivin Makalir K913,K919 and K920 19 Epigram
07/20/2017 On Praising Ladies on their Qualities in the THIRUK-KURAL: Canto 112, K1114 and K1120 33 Epigram
07/19/2017 Thiru-Valluvar on Praising Ladies of their qualities: Canto 112 - Nalam Punainthu Uraiththal 39 Epigram
07/17/2017 RECIPE: Poulet Roti French Style - Instalment One 41 Ballad
07/14/2017 Impartial insights or Intellectual Snobbery in Thiru-Valluvar's THIRUK-KURAL: Canto 84 PEETHAIMAI 42 Epigram
07/12/2017 Limerick: No Cossacks charge down Arc de Triomphe 42 Limerick
07/11/2017 The THIRUK-KURAL on not offending the Great: Canto 90, K899 and K900 38 Epigram
07/10/2017 THIRUK-KURAL on not offending the Great: Canto 90, K895 and K897 47 Epigram
07/08/2017 Limerick crochetes: Once Tamil Promotion Director 59 Limerick
07/06/2017 The THIRUK-KURAL highlights the role of the AMBASSADOR as the King's Messenger-SPY: Canto 69 37 Epigram
07/03/2017 THIRU-VALLUVAR discourses on the duties of the King's Ministers: AMAICHCHU - K637 and K639 38 Epigram
07/03/2017 THIRUVALLUVAR discourses on the duties of the King's Ministers: AMAICHCHU - K633 and K635 35 Epigram
07/02/2017 Villanelle: I woke up in the middle of the morning dream 67 Villanelle
07/01/2017 Further qualities of the King the THIRUK-KURAL lauds: IRAMAADCHI - Canto 39, K381 and K382 47 Epigram
06/30/2017 Further observations in the THIRUK-KURAL on those who would be King: K389 and K390 WITHOUT COMMENT 46 Epigram
06/27/2017 Acute advice to those who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL: Valiarithal K475 47 Epigram
06/27/2017 Appropriate advice to those who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL: VALIARITHAL, K473 and K474 54 Epigram
06/26/2017 More appropriate advice from the THIRUK-KURAL for those who would be King 84 Epigram
06/23/2017 On men of high birth or station, the THIRUK-KURAL admonishes 69 Epigram
06/20/2017 Further relevant observations on Kingship from the THIRUK-KURAL 35 Epigram
06/17/2017 Additional advice to those would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary 86 Epigram
06/14/2017 More advice for those who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Notes 100 Epigram
06/12/2017 Limerick crochetes: Once a blaring braying bold trumpet 78 Limerick
06/09/2017 Free advice to those who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Notes 73 Epigram
06/06/2017 K169 and K170 of CANTO XVII of the THIRUK-KURAL with Translations and Commentary 84 Epigram
06/05/2017 K167 and K168 of CANTO XVII of the THIRUK-KURAL with Translations and Commentary 42 Epigram
06/04/2017 K165 and K166 of CANTO XVII of the THIRUK-KURAL with Translations and Commentary 69 Couplet
06/03/2017 K163 and K164 of CANTO XVII of the THIRUK-KURAL with Translations 68 Couplet
06/02/2017 On the need to avoid being envious: CANTO XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL 117 Couplet
05/29/2017 K379 and K380 of Canto XXXVIII of the THIRUKKURAL Translated with Commentary 72 Couplet
05/29/2017 Villanelle: Who's afraid of Virgin Wolf's wisdom tooth 101 Villanelle
05/28/2017 K375 and K376 of Canto XXXVIII of the THIRUKKURAL with Commentary 91 Couplet
05/27/2017 K373 and K374 of the THIRUKKURAL Translated with Commentary 103 Couplet
05/26/2017 THIRUKKURAL: Translation of Canto XXXVIII with commentary 71 Couplet
05/25/2017 Villanelle: Whenever Life stamps me down under heels 86 Villanelle
05/22/2017 Villanelle: Better anarchy than hypocrisy 91 Villanelle
05/21/2017 Villanelle: What we know is what we can prove on earth 140 Villanelle
05/19/2017 Two Wraiths in a gust in between frames with a Third 82 Free verse
05/18/2017 Villanelle: What's flabbergasting is the limitlessnesses 79 Villanelle
05/16/2017 Villanelle: Kill not Mad Poets the Soul-Blood of Mankind for Emmanuel MACRON 81 Villanelle
05/15/2017 Villanelle: After-Life's the Centrillion-Dollar Question 88 Villanelle
05/13/2017 Villanelle: Hoist not the flag of your hidden vices 117 Villanelle
05/11/2017 Villanelle: What space occupies the tiniest space 134 Villanelle
05/10/2017 Villanelle: Generalize and prejudice will congeal 116 Villanelle
05/08/2017 Villanelle: For whom does the self pay rent: body or soul 144 Villanelle
05/06/2017 Villanelle: Do spun balls eddy in Black Hole corsets 103 Villanelle
05/03/2017 Plenty of room in Le Fut for Soccer 303 Quatrain
04/28/2017 EPITAPH for a Living Poet: WPN 96 Epitaph
04/27/2017 ARTE MAYOR: Neither Cricket nor Football 230 Political Verse
04/24/2017 Ambiguity and Ambivalence in the THIRUKKURAL: Canto 4, K35, a random example 84 Epigram
04/21/2017 Mnemonic Devices: Rhyme and Alliteration in the THIRUKKURAL, Canto 4, K35 152 Epigram
04/19/2017 Metre in the THIRUKKURAL: Kural 35 of Canto 4, a random example 103 Epigram
04/11/2017 Niitthaar Perumai, The Fundamental Role of the Ascetic: Canto 3, K29 and K30 of the Thirukkural 103 Epigram
04/10/2017 Niitthaar Perumai, The Fundamental Role of the Ascetic: Canto 3, K27 and 28 of the Thirukkural 83 Epigram
04/09/2017 Niitthaar Perumai: The Fundamental Role of the Ascetic, Kurals 24, 25 and 26 107 Epigram
04/08/2017 Sun setting over the dark green fringe of a shivering lake 171 Free verse
04/06/2017 Niitthaar Perumai, the Fundamental Role of the Ascetic, Canto 3 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar 150 Epigram
04/01/2017 The Anatomy of a Kural: Maxim 245 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar 230 Couplet
03/30/2017 Villanelle: Whose terse lines lie entangled in the colophon 184 Villanelle
03/28/2017 Unquotable quotes: EVIL PEOPLE - VIIIL 180 Epigram
12/17/2016 Le Rat Noir - Translation of Iris Clayton's The Black Rat by T Wignesan 276 Quatrain
12/16/2016 Les Souvenirs de Noel - Translation of Joy Williams's Memories of Christmas by T Wignesan 303 Dramatic monologue
12/15/2016 Le Probleme avec des blancs - Translation of Jim Everett's The White Man Problem by T Wignesan 259 Quatrain
12/14/2016 Tali Karng:Le Serpent du Crepuscule-Transl go W Les Russell's Tali Karng:Twilight Snake by Wignesan 203 Rhyme
12/13/2016 L'octroi des droits a Jacky - Transl of Mudrooroo Narogin's They Give Jacky Rights by T Wignesan 275 Free verse
12/12/2016 Buddgelin Bey - Translation of Rex Marshall's Buddgelin Bey by T Wignesan 167 Free verse
12/11/2016 Le vieil identique probleme - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Same Old Problem by T Wignesan 208 Free verse
12/10/2016 Ceux qui celebrent '88 - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Celebrators '88 by T Wignesan 133 Free verse
12/09/2016 La Paix et le Desert - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Peace and the Desert by T Wignesan 136 Free verse
12/08/2016 Le Vrai et Nouveau Hymne National - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's The New True Anthem by T Wignesan 158 Dramatic Verse
12/07/2016 Klacatoo - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Klacatoo by T Wignesan 260 Dramatic monologue
12/06/2016 Tu le fera, n'est-ce pas, Papa- Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Won't you, Dad by T Wignesan 255 Dramatic monologue
12/05/2016 L'Arbre - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Tree by T Wignesan 162 Free verse
12/04/2016 Maman - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Mum by T Wignesan 335 Free verse
12/03/2016 Un appel - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's An Appeal by T Wignesan 178 Dramatic monologue
12/02/2016 Le Courlis poussa des cris -Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's The Curlew Cried by T Wignesan 164 Dramatic Verse
12/01/2016 La Tombe d'arbre - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Tree Grave by T Wignesan 213 Elegy
11/30/2016 Daisy Bindi - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Daisy Bindi by T Wignesan 294 Rhyme
11/29/2016 Mon amour - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's My Love by T Wignesan 150 Quatrain
11/28/2016 C'est bientot l'aube - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's The Dawn is at Hand by T Wignesan 224 Quatrain
11/27/2016 Ne soyons pas rancunier - Translation of Oodgeroo's Let us not be bitter by T Wignesan 187 Free verse
11/26/2016 Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Dawn Wail for the Dead by T Wignesan 181 Free verse
11/25/2016 L'age de pierre - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Stone Age by T Wignesan 214 Free verse
11/24/2016 La Femme Woor - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's The Woor Woman by T Wignesan 186 Ballad
11/23/2016 Les Protecteurs - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's The Protectors by T Wignesan 278 Free verse
11/22/2016 Le Passe - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's The Past by T Wignesan 144 Free verse
11/21/2016 La Civilisation - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Civilization by T Wignesan 166 Free verse
11/20/2016 Je suis fier - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's I am proud by T Wignesan 177 Free verse
11/19/2016 La discrimination raciale - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Colour Bar by T Wignesan 281 Free verse
11/18/2016 L'Integration - Oui - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Integration - Yes by T Wignesan 243 Free verse
11/17/2016 Le gommier de la Municipalite - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Municipal Gum by T Wignesan 135 Free verse
11/16/2016 Translation of Aboriginal Charter of Rights by Oodgeroo Noonuccal 249 Free verse
11/14/2016 L'Assimilation Non Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Assimilation No by T Wignesan 449 Free verse
11/06/2016 Ou allons nous: Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Where are we going by T Wignesan 234 Free verse
11/02/2016 Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill - IXL Part Two 463 Sonnet
10/20/2016 Villanelle: Whose voice so insistent and so early to whine 358 Villanelle
10/17/2016 Unquotable quotes: Addictions: Smokes, Drugs, Sex, Films and Sleep - XL, Part One 439 Epigram
10/15/2016 Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill - XXXIX, Part One 405 Lay
10/02/2016 A Soulful Cry of Anguish against Fate 672 Elegy
09/17/2016 Unquotable quotes Writers - XXXVIII 498 Epigram
123456789

Wall

Biography

This tab is a Premium Membership feature.


Bloggers Photo

http://www.stateless.mysite.com/menupage.htm

 

EDUCATION 

School-leaving certificates (SC : 1951, HSC : 1953 (Cambridge), GCE : 1955 (London), Inns of Court School of Law (London : Certificate of Academic Standing, Bar Standards Board, 1953-56), Official School of Languages : 3rd Yr-Spanish Literature & Civilization (Madrid : 1970), Diploma in Hispanic Studies (Madrid : 1971), Master’s in Spanish Literature (Madrid & Paris : 1972-73), Doctorat d’Etat es lettres et sciences humaines (Sorbonne-Pantheon ; 1983-87).

 

CAREER

ex-School teacher (Malaysia, Spain), Lecturer (England, Germany, France),  Adjunct Professor and Research Fellow with the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS : 1973-1998).

Ex-Journalist (Malaysia : 1954, 1962), England (1964-65), Spain (1967))

Publisher’s editor : (Kuala Lumpur/London), 1961-64.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Tracks of a Tramp (a first collection of poems). Kuala Lumpur-Singapore : Rayirath (Raybooks), 1961, 44p.

Bunga Emas, An Anthology of Contemporary Malaysian Literature, 1930-1063. Ed. London : A. Blond and Raybooks, 1964, 272p.

Bunga Emas & Tracks of a Tramp. Kuala Lumpur: Silverfish Books,2015,287p.

Blind Man's Lantern: Poems that lash out, mock and rip into the dark. Allahabad: Cyberwit.net,2015, xxvi-860p.

the smell of piss an' shit in his pants: The vicarious memoir of a Vietnam War veteran. Allahabad: Cyberwit,2015,120p.

Ice in My Eyes and Smoke in Yours. (Novel)    Allahabad: Cyberwit,2016,672p.

Night Soil Man. (Novel)    Allahabad: Cyberwit,2008, v-193p.

Rama and Ravana at the Altar of Hanuman: on Tamils, Tamil Literature and Tamil Culture. Chennai: Institute of Asian Studies,2006, xiii-439p.

Poietics: Disquisitions on the Art of Creation. Allahabad: Cyberwit,2008,214p.

Etude comparée des littératures nationales et/ou officielles de la Malaisie et de Singapour depuis 1941. Lille: University of Charles de Gaulle (ANRT),1988 & 2006,1086p.

mere deaths and the mostly dead. (Short story coll.)    Allahabad: Cyberwit,2008,275p.

Asianists' ASIA.Vol. V. Ed. Allahabad: Cyberwit,2009, xii-185p.

Sporadic Striving amid Echoed Voices, Mirrored Images and Stereotypic Posturing in Malaysian-Singaporean Literatures. Allahabad: Cyberwit,2008, xix-244p.

Victorian (pen-in-cheek)  Vignettes & Tales (not so tall)  of Timmy (the not so very polite)  Malaya Hall Cat in London. Allahabad: Cyberwit,2008, xv-207p.

The Journal of the Institute of Asian Studies (Millennium Number) , Vol. XVII,2. Guest Editor. Chennai: Institute of Asian Studies,2000, xii-174p.

Fire Readings: A Collection of Contemporary Writing from the Shakespeare & Co. Fire Benefit Readings. Co-Edited. Paris-Boston: Frank Books,1991,198p.  

Founding-Editor : The Journal of Comparative Poietics (Paris), 1989.

Founding-Editor : Asianists’ ASIA (Paris), 2000.

My Biography is Coming Soon...