Category Archives: poetry

The Postman by Devarkonda Bala Gangadhar Tilak

The Postman . by D. Bala Gangadhar Tilak translated by Versakay …………x…………. My dear Subba Rav,o Not to be seen these days ? What?!You want me to write a lyric about ‘The Post Man.’ ? Are you joking? Our ancestors … Continue reading

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Why bicker , bro. You live your life. And let him, his.

Here is somethingin Telugu, for such siblings that are at loggerheads with each other. I’ll try to translate it into English , a while, soon. నాకు నాదో విజ్ఞప్తి: భూమి తిరుగుతోంది, కాలం గడుస్తోంది. మనుషులు మారుతున్నారు, రోజుల్ని మారుస్తూ. సమాజంలో మార్పులు తెర్లుతున్నాయి, కడలిపై … Continue reading

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Hope eternal.

These dainty blossoms, bring back , those moments of bliss, that we shared.They are so very like those that you have tried to interest the-mundane-work-a-day-me in, when we were young. I especially cherish the one that you held in your … Continue reading

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The east is bright now, the misty veil has lifted.

How do you like this lyric “It’s bright now, the veil has lifted. The east is bright now, the misty veil has lifted. The season is past , can it drizzle still? The rainy season is past, can it mizzle-drizzle … Continue reading

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Let these wild flowers wither out beside the trail, My Lord.

Here is my attempt at translation into English of a lyric by Devulapalli Krishna Sastri, written in 1929. The intertwining of hope and despair that we find in this lyric , I think, was characteristic of the troubled times that … Continue reading

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Life is but a clockwork toy, it moves and moves around.

“JEEVAN KYA HAI CHALTA PHIRTA” Lyric by Nida Fazli, Sung By JAGJIT SINGH . From album :” Insight” On YouTube at : Here is the lyric in Unicode. jeevan kyaa hai, caltaa phirtaa aek Kilownaa hai do aanKoan mE aek … Continue reading

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The glistening stars crowd around their beau.

From the Telugu movie Aathmeeyulu. Madilo veenalu mroge . Lyric by Aatreya – rendered by P.Suseela – on YouTube: Here is a Unicode version of the lyric. madiloa veeNalu mrOgae aaSalenno chelaraegae madiloa veeNalu mrOgae aaSalenno chelaraegae kalanaina kanani aanandam … Continue reading

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