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by SivaRamanathan
11 Oct 2019, 17:17
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: The Big House at Mambalam
Replies: 3
Views: 107

Re: The Big House at Mambalam

The Big House at Mambalam     The cattle left in four wheelers from Pondicherry, and came to T-Nagar in Mambalam   straight to their sheds behind the house where partitions were made for cows and buffaloes They settled down, their tails wagged off  flies.   The clay pot soon filled up with kitchen w...
by SivaRamanathan
10 Oct 2019, 10:31
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: The Big House at Mambalam
Replies: 3
Views: 107

The Big House at Mambalam

When the cattle left in four wheelers from Pondicherry, they came to T-Nagar in Mambalam straight to their sheds at the back of the house where partitions were made for cows and buffaloes that settled as they wagged off the flies. The clay pot soon filled with kitchen waste, edible, uncooked, peel ...
by SivaRamanathan
07 Oct 2019, 06:17
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Known As Chettys
Replies: 8
Views: 423

Re: Known As Chettys

I fully agree with what Bob suggests.
by SivaRamanathan
04 Oct 2019, 17:54
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Dante's Outer Circles
Replies: 12
Views: 1206

Re: Dante's Outer Circles

I second Michael's nomination.
by SivaRamanathan
30 Sep 2019, 21:01
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: The Courtyard of the Big House, Mambalam
Replies: 11
Views: 767

Re: The Courtyard of the Big House, Mambalam

Kenneth

Maybe I will repost in November.But thank you for your interest,which has made me stick to it.

Siva
by SivaRamanathan
30 Sep 2019, 19:16
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: The Courtyard of the Big House, Mambalam
Replies: 11
Views: 767

Re: The Courtyard of the Big House, Mambalam

Kenneth
Thanks for working on the poem. This poem is not yet ready for nomination and much work has to be done. I will take your workshopping as base and work on it privately,and when I am ready I will post it on the forum.

Siva
by SivaRamanathan
27 Sep 2019, 15:17
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Mexican Songs
Replies: 7
Views: 615

Re: Mexican Songs

I read this poem.In Chennai,or rather in India,we have groups for 'Poetry Without Borders.'

S
by SivaRamanathan
26 Sep 2019, 19:01
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: The Courtyard of the Big House, Mambalam
Replies: 11
Views: 767

Re: The Courtyard of the Big House, Mambalam

Frank
This is the city life, when I was young.The poem is for Climate change.

S
by SivaRamanathan
26 Sep 2019, 15:59
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: The Courtyard of the Big House, Mambalam
Replies: 11
Views: 767

Re: The Courtyard of the Big House, Mambalam

It is a draft, though I have worked on it.This spreads all over the page. I wish I could get the gist of it for a poem.
by SivaRamanathan
26 Sep 2019, 11:28
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Trees of Winter
Replies: 8
Views: 776

Re: Trees of Winter

I like the title as much as the poem.
by SivaRamanathan
26 Sep 2019, 11:13
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: The Courtyard of the Big House, Mambalam
Replies: 11
Views: 767

The Courtyard of the Big House, Mambalam

When the cattle left in four wheelers from Pondicherry , they came to T-Nagar in Mambalam, straight to their sheds at the back of the house where partitions were made for the cows and buffalos which settled not so slowly, wagging off the flies. The trough soon filled with kitchen waste, all the edib...
by SivaRamanathan
21 Sep 2019, 21:09
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: A Letter To My Future Wife
Replies: 3
Views: 657

Re: A Letter To My Future Wife

Bob
We did a poem in school--If I were Lord of Tartary.This reminds me of that.

S
by SivaRamanathan
20 Sep 2019, 05:15
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Haibun on the Bonny River (1966) - V2
Replies: 1
Views: 570

Re: Iguocha on the Bonny River (1966)

F
What do you call this type of poetry? Ending with a Haiku like verse?
S
by SivaRamanathan
19 Sep 2019, 20:53
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: The Annunciation
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

Re: The Annunciation

Kenneth
I like that 'stand of children.' The first line I feel is a little old fashioned,but never mind-- what if we take off the 'When ?'
by SivaRamanathan
19 Sep 2019, 20:48
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Invasion
Replies: 2
Views: 669

Re: Invasion

Frank
Thousands (thousands) I like the controlled narration.

S
by SivaRamanathan
19 Sep 2019, 20:43
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: My Funeral
Replies: 13
Views: 1286

Re: My Funeral

Bob
The last two stanzas make the poem.

S
by SivaRamanathan
19 Sep 2019, 19:20
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: My Funeral
Replies: 13
Views: 1286

Re: My Funeral

Bob
This is a remarkable poem.
by SivaRamanathan
16 Sep 2019, 21:55
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Yanar Dag
Replies: 8
Views: 876

Re: Yanar Dag

I think the poem is finished.
by SivaRamanathan
16 Sep 2019, 20:58
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: The Religion of Cats
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Re: The Religion of Cats

I like the poem, but I am not sure you need the last two lines.
by SivaRamanathan
28 Aug 2019, 05:08
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Found you Again on Facebook
Replies: 8
Views: 876

Re: Found you Again on Facebook

Liked reading this.Till the logging out, everything sounds as if it is a face to face recognition.

S
by SivaRamanathan
24 Aug 2019, 05:01
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Twenty Two Boys Go on an European Tour
Replies: 3
Views: 762

Re: Twenty Two Boys Go on an European Tour

Thank you Eira.I will work on it.

S
by SivaRamanathan
22 Aug 2019, 03:20
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Algernon Charles Swinburne
Replies: 11
Views: 1804

Re: Algernon Charles Swinburne

Bob
Reads well.Moves forward nicely.Like the last image of coats slipping ith ease.

S
by SivaRamanathan
22 Aug 2019, 03:15
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Twenty Two Boys Go on an European Tour
Replies: 3
Views: 762

Twenty Two Boys Go on an European Tour

A group of boys, we called Lords, from Loyola are sent on an European packaged tour Grandpa entreats the brothers at Loyola to take two more lads from the Presidential College we called little princes, When they land in Europe, at the Port of Rotterdam someone gently removed Uncle's coat from behind...
by SivaRamanathan
19 Aug 2019, 21:44
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: "no deal is real" (celebrating a golden anniversary)
Replies: 5
Views: 927

Re: "no deal is real" (celebrating a golden anniversary)

Michael
The repetition of the 'W's works well.

S

Thank you for opening the doors,gates,mouth of the cave.
by SivaRamanathan
10 Jul 2019, 22:51
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Iron Ore Miner (1859) -V2
Replies: 6
Views: 1594

Re: Iron Ore Miner (1859) -V2

It reads well. Good that you gloss those unknown words. I rather like it.Though as Bob says what you want to hit home,is lost in the narration.

S

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