TAGORE’S GITANJALI Poem 17

 

POEM 17

          ATLAST INTO HIS HANDS!

I am only waiting for love to give myself up at last into his hands. That is why it is so late and why I have been guilty of such omissions.

They come with their laws and their codes to bind me fast; but I evade them ever, for I am only waiting for love to give myself up at last into his hands.

People blame me and call me heedless; I doubt not they are right in their blame.

The market day is over and work is all done for the busy. Those who came to call me in vain have gone back in anger. I am only waiting for love to give myself up at last into his hands.

கீதாஞ்சலி பாடல் 17

கடைசியில் அவன் கைகளிலே!

அன்பிற்காகக் காத்து நிற்கிறேன்

கடைசியில் அவன் கைகளிலே

அழகாய் என்னை அளிப்பதற்கே!

தாமதம் ஆவதும் அதனாலே

பிழையாய் iபிழையைச் சுமக்கின்றேன்!

கால்களைக் கட்டிப் போட்டிடவே

இழையாய் வந்தது சட்டமும், நியதியும்!

நானும் அவற்றை தட்டிக் கழிப்பேன்

அன்பிற்காகக் காத்து நிற்கிறேன்

கடைசியில் அவன் கைகளிலே

அழகாய் என்னை அளிப்பதற்கே!

பழியை என்மேல் சுமத்தட்டும்

அவர்கள் மேலும் தவறில்லை!

அந்தி நேரம் மலர்ந்ததுவே

அனைவரின் வேலை முடிந்ததுவே

என்னைத்தேடி வந்தவர்கள்

திரும்பிச் சென்றனர் கோபமுடன்!

அன்பிற்காகக் காத்து நிற்பேன்

கடைசியில் அவன் கைகளிலே

அழகாய் என்னை அளிப்பதற்கே!

Transliteration:

Gitanjali Poem 17

Kadaisiyil avan kaikaLile!

Anbirkaaka kaaththu nirkiren
Kadaisiyil avan kaikaLile
Azakaay ennai aLippatharke
Thaamadham aavadhum adhanaale
Pizhayaay pizaiyai sumakkinren
KaalkaLaik katip pottidave
Izhaiyaay vandhadhu sattamum niyadhiyum!
Naanum avatraith thattik kazhippen
Anbirkaaka kaaththu nirkiren
Kadaisiyil avan kaikaLilae
Azhakaay ennai aLippadharke!
Pazhiyai enmel sumaththattum
AvarkaL melum thavarillai!
Andhi neram malarndhadhuve
Anaivarin velai mudindhadhuve
Ennaiththedi vandhavarkaL
Thirumbich chenranar kobamudan!
Anbirkaaka kaaththu nirpen
Kadaisiyil avan kaikaLile
Azhagaay ennai aLippadharke!

இறைவன் அளித்த இந்த மனித வாழ்வை நிம்மதியாக வாழ்வதற்கு நல்ல பண்புகள், பழக்கங்கள், தூய எண்ணங்கள், சொற்கள், செயல்கள் துணை நிற்கும். இறைவனிடம் பக்தி செலுத்தவேண்டும், ஆறுயிர்களுக்கு எல்லாம் அன்பு செய்தல் வேண்டும்.   நமது கடமைகளைச் செவ்வனே செய்து, இறைவன் துதிபாடி இறையருள் பெறவேண்டும்; கடமையை ஆற்றிக் கொண்டே கடவுளின் கண்பார்வை பெற காத்திருக்க வேண்டும்.

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ENVIUS THOUGHTS crosses 1,45,000  views.

I am glad to share with you that with the 139th  view at 23.00  hours yesterday viz Sunday  the thirteenth, MAY 2018 , total views of the BLOG  crossed ONE LAKH  AND FORTY FIVE THOUSAND (1,45,000) from more than 210 countries  around the world on the 1171st day and 1224th post, thanks to your support and encouragement. Kindly continue. Thanks aplenty

 

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE DAY 23rd April.

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I think of those days millions of years ago sans the power of SPEECH
How communications could have taken place- body language alone -each
Individual human or animal would have its own method to convey
Thoughts and ideas! Communication should have been a fun as it looks today!

Man developed his method and languages began to flow like water falls
Seven Thousand and one hundred and more languages are there figures quite tall
Including spoken and signed languages-dialects not excluded
Great world, great people, great languages, great art of communication!

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DAY is today the twenty third of April- great language day
Most widely spoken and fastest spreading world language! It is English today
More than ninety eight crores of people speak as first and second language
Full of excellent works of literature – prose and verse-all over the world!

 

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Tagore’s Gitanjali Poem 15

 

In English

               COMMAND ME MY MASTER!   

I am here to sing thee songs. In this hall of thine I have a corner seat.

In thy world I have no work to do, my useless life can only break out in tunes without a purpose.

When thy hour strikes for thy silent worship at the dark temple of midnight, command me, my master, to stand before thee to sing.

When in the morning air the golden harp is tuned, honour me, commanding my presence.

As seen by me:

The purpose of giving human life is to ensure every one does his/her duty faultless. One of the duties is to offer prayer to the Almighty, sing in praise of HIM. When he commands us to do certain things, we have to bide by, and carry out his commands unmindful of time and strain and carry out our duties and lead our lives noble.

In Tamil 

கீதாஞ்சலியின் 15ஆம் பாடல்

             தலைவா எனக்கு ஆணையிடு!           

 

உனக்காக கீதம் இசைக்க வந்துள்ளேன்;

இந்த அரங்கின் மூலையில்

எனக்கும் ஓர் இருக்கை.

நீபடைத்த இவ்வுலகில்

       எந்த வேலையும் எனக்கில்லை

எனது பயனற்ற வாழ்க்கையிலும் என்

உபயோகமற்ற கீதத்தில்

உயர்வு பயக்கும் என்பேன் நான்!

 

அந்த நள்ளிரவு நேரத்தில்,

கும்மிருட்டுக் கோவிலில்

அமைதியான அக்கணத்தில்

உன்னைப் பிரார்த்திக்கும் காலத்தில

உன் எதிரில் கீதம் இசைக்க

தலைவா! எனக்கு ஆணையிடு.

மெல்லிய காற்று வீசுகையில்

இளங்காலை நேரத்தில்

உந்தன் அருகே நிற்பதற்கு,

உன்அருளை அடைதற்கு

தலைவா! எனக்கு ஆணையிடு!

 

மனித வாழ்க்கையை இறைவன் கொடுத்தது அவர் அவர் கடமைகளை பழுதறச் செய்வதற்கே.  கடமைகளுள் ஒன்று இறைவனைத் துதித்தல் , அவன் புகழ் பாடுதல். அப்பொழுது அவன் இடும் ஆணைகளை மனத்தில் ஏற்று அவற்றிற்கு கட்டுப் பட்டு, காலம் நேரம் பார்க்காது  கடமையை ஆற்றி, வாழ்க்கையைச் சீரிய முறையில் நடத்த வேண்டும்.

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ENVIUS THOUGHTS crosses 1,40,000  views.

I am glad to share with you that with the 128th  view at 23.00  hours yesterday viz Sunday  the EIGHTH APRIL 2018 , total views of the BLOG  crossed ONE LAKH  AND FORTY THOUSAND (1,40,000) from more than 210 countries  around the world on the 1136th day and 1187th post, thanks to your support and encouragement. Kindly continue. Thanks aplenty

 

 

WORLD POETRY DAY IS TODAY!

 

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Men and women-the  roof and crown of God’s creation in quest
For knowledge in areas different explored and the result
A branch of literature is POETRY and the POETS
Creators-today is WORLD POETRY DAY March Twenty First!

Poets indeed are the Ambassadors of peace in the world
Always aiming to express their views nicely, pleasant and bold!
Poets are simple in life and living but noble in thoughts,
Elegant in conduct and manners-loving all and serving all!

Ever helping and never hurting-in thoughts words and deeds tall
Standards of poets, readers uplifted and never to fall!
The purpose of the day is to promote the reading, writing,
Publishing and teaching of great”Poetry”-the soul making!

To “give fresh recognition and impetus to national,
Regional and international poetry movements”.perennial
The day is joyful occasion worth celebrating all over.
“YOUNG POET” wishes all well for all the poets for ever!

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GOLDEN JUBILEE ISSUE!

 

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The above is the view of a part of my home library, more beautified by the addition of this GOLDEN JUBILEE ISSUE  after my reading and appreciating the poets and their creations!

Literature in any language is a great, plentiful, beautiful Ocean where one gets pearls par excellent!

ENVIUS THOUGHTS had the pride and pleasure of paying tributes to International Multilingual Anthology   POETIC PRISM in  November 2016  viz  IN PRAISE OF AMARAVATI POETIC PRISM 2016!

Again in February this year for EFFLORESCENCE an anthology compiled by Chennai Poetic Circle and released in the CPC Meet!

There used to be a statement running like this about half a decade ago:

“Art and Literature of highest type cannot flourish in a world which is increasingly mechanical and society a rocket!”

But my own experience shows that the above statement has been devalued and demonetized to the extent that more and more  literary works are made, widely in circulation, they have a currency among the public and they are enjoyed as is seen from the increasing popularity of Book fairs in all parts of the country, flourishing publishers all over, skyrocketing readership of magazines- E and print- books  printed and e, literary meets and conferences and so on! POEM HUNTER is a fine example!

In the literary world POETRY has its own exalted position!

When we hear a poem, we may recognize certain patterns, such as a regular beat, a rising rhythm, or a series of rhymes. When we see a poem printed on a page, we might notice another kind of pattern that cues us we are not looking at standard prose: those ragged right-hand margins, indicating the lines must stop there and nowhere else. Whether we hear a poem read aloud or read it on a page, it ought to be clear we are experiencing a special patterned arrangement of language, differing from ordinary speech or prose writing.

Those who have ears to hear and eyes to see a POEM do and can enjoy this genre of literature.

It was my singular fortune that I have come across nice poetic journals for quite some time;  I am not a good poet-though the literary world has admitted me into their respective circles- POET, POET CRIT, BRAIN WAVE, CONTEMPORARY VIBES, METVERSE MUSE, MANDAKINI, KAFLA-INTER CONTINENTAL, YOUNG POET,  POETRY WORLD, GREEN LOTUS, BIZZ BUZZ, BRIDGE-IN-MAKING, CANOPY, POETRY TODAY, POETS INTERNATIONAL, SAMVEDANA, QUEST, KOHINOOR and others.

In most of these journals my poems have appeared many a time.

In Tamil MANA OSAI, KAVITHAI URAVU are exclusively for Poetry.

METVERSE MUSE one of the best and regularly published POETIC JOURNAL is indeed apple of my eyes!

I am connected with this journal of Dr. Tulsi from Vishakhapatnam for a long time and there was a gap of late now renewed.  To manage a journal exclusively for promoting the poets and their creations  needs tons of devotion to the cause, dedication to the purpose, loyalty to the goal and Poet Madam Dr.Tulsi at her age 81 has been blessed with plenty.  One is left to wonder whether such an achievement is humanly possible- possible of seeing in Black and White, the Golden Jubilee issue of  a poetic print journal –with a hefty 400 pages presenting over 1750 Poems in structured verse by World Poets representing over 65 countries along with regular features and photos!

Immediate reaction of this blogger on receiving this issue was as communicated to the Editor:

Respected Poet Editor,

Delighted to receive the GOLDEN JUBILEE ISSUE OF METVERSE MUSE just now. On the first look FINE, VERY FINE, and DELIGHTFULLY FINE! Heartiest congratulations. Probably GODDESS SARASWATHY  compiled through you. May God bless you. I shall write in detail as a Sunday Story in my ENVIUS THOUGHTS in https://nvsr.wordpress.com.

With kind regards.

Yours N V Subbaraman

 

First thing-most selfish, I admit was to see whether and where all I find a place in this ISSUE!!!!!!

Yes, my  4 poems find their place on pages:65, 102, 158 and 193-much more than what I deserve!!!

On page 116-my Bio data.

In  selected Readers’ Response from the 2nd to 49th issues:

Pages 153, 363,

Here is  my main poem and Bio data published in the DJI for the kind read of my esteemed viewers:

 

Haiku on FLOWERS

Flowers God’s great gift

  1.         Peace and poise, joy sure one gets

Nature moves quite swift!

 

  1. God alone designs

Flowers of great shapes and hues

Divinity reigns!

 

  1. Smooth and soft as cheeks

Of the new born babes in arms

Flowers on the plants!

 

4       Medicines they are

Flowers in His creation

Cure ones pains for sure!

 

5    God creates flowers

In gratitude adorn Him

His grace to shower!

 

 

6    Attractive colors

Divine artist alone can

Sure in his powers!

 

  1.  Planet among stars

Flowers amidst the leaves green

Good among evils!

 

  1.   Natural flowers

Nothing equals in color

Nor in aroma

.Nature‘s showers

Divine powers!

 

  1.  Lotus and jasmine

Fine creations of nature

None to undermine!

 

10    Rainbow of flowers

Nature’s manifestation

Great Divine showers!

 

  1. Flowers in the plant

Plucked by cruel hands withers

Withered man in the grave!

 

  1.   Dancing daffodils

Nature’s beauty at its peak

Cures well all our ills!

 

  1.  Rose petals so smooth

Nature’s gift to the mankind

Explains the great truth!

 

  1.    May flower has blossomed

Heralds the birth of summer

Great multi colored!

 

  1.  Lotus  greets the morn

Above the water level

Aim high our life’s norm!

 

  1. Flowers in colors

Pleasing all the eyes and mind

Beauty in towers!

 

  1.   Great red carpet laid

By   mayflowers kissing earth

Nature’s gift well paid!

 

Poet’s Brief Profile: Bilingual poet N V Subbaraman writes in English and Tamil and is widely known among literary circles in India and abroad. Many literary awards such as Michael Madhusudan Award, Kolkatta, Best Poet of the Year 1998 from the Poets International, Bangalore, Leibster Award and Versatile Blogger Award from the Blogging University, Fellow of the United Writers Association of India Chennai and their Admirable Achievers Award, Expert Translator Award from South Indian Social and Cultural Academy, Chennai, Kavi Nilavu, Seva Rathna Award from Kanchi Mutt, ARIVUK kALANJIYAM award from M T S Academy, Chennai decorate him. Totally he has 37 books published to his credit. He has written more than 1000 Haiku poems. His blog ENVIUS THOUGHTS in https://nvsr.wordpress.com has crossed the view score of more than one lakh and nineteen thousand from 210 countries and he has made more than 1000 posts.

For his blogging achievements he has found a place in the India Book of Records.

 

 

My ward young poet S. Nivetha is  very happy to find her poem published  along with her Bio data recalled here for the kind perusal of my esteemed readers.

SUMMER DAYS WITH MY FRIENDS

  1. NIVETHA

Summer is out waiting for us to wade

Umbrella in my hand to give a shade

Monsoon and rain dreams often at the end

Making a plan to go with all my friend(s)

E very summer day   is to be hot

Roaming in Sun right my mom ever shouts.

 

Days pass without our moving out in Sun

Awaiting my friends to share my sweet bun

Yet they find it so difficult to walk

Sitting in a/c room in house and talk!

 

Watching at the window I dream of rain

Idea is to go out and get drained

Thinking of the Sun my friends rest at house

Having computer and moving the mouse.

 

Making strange ideas – innovation

Yet need support from my friends with passion

 

Finding new food stuffs to eat I make now

Reducing fat my aim I bend and bow

Intake of more rest of my summer bad

Evening comes to make my life enjoy

Never my mind should become dull and sad

Declining waste of time and improve a ploy

Sharing my views with friends give a great joy!.

 

Miss. Nivetha S is a first year  BCA student of a Chennai local college. She has nice handwriting. She is a good cartoonist. She has a passion for writing English poems and articles. She was the youngest poet to present her poem out of more than 200 poets who participated in the International Multilingual Poets Meet at Vijayawada on 13th and 14th November 2016 and in the Poets Meet organized by Chennai Poets Circle on 29th January 2017 in Chennai.

For her participation in the Vijayawada meet she found a place in the INDIA BOOK OF RECORDS FOR CHILDREN.

 

I recollect the earlier issues  and the innovative feature of the GJI (Golden Jubilee Issue) is the Editor’s publishing  important  letters/responses right from the first issue to 49th issue just as the important poems published in the past! A himalayan task at the age beyond sathabishekam age! They have been clasified into foreign poets and Indian poets!

GJI caries 1750 poems from the poets from 65 countries! Mind boggling  figures requiring Himalayan Efforts by the Editor!

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Bosnia

Brazil

Canada

Cuba

Cyprus

Denmark

France

Germany

Ghana

Greece

Hungary

India

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Kazakhstan

Malaysia

Malta

Nepal

Netherlands

New Zealand

Pakistan.

Philippines

Portugal.

Romania

Russia

Siberia

South Africa

Switzerland

Taiwan

Thailand

U.K.

U.S.A.

Yemen

Zambia

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Poets are universal; their thoughts are societal; their expressions are enviable; their words and deeds help to improve peace and poise, joy and harmony!

Those who connect the poets from different parts of the world such as Dr. Tulsi of Vishakapatnam, Smt. Padmaja Aiyengar of Vijayawada, Mrs. Hema Ravi and Shri Jayaram Seshadri of Chennai who are all involving themselves with great devotion and dedication to publish Poetry Anthology in a tremendous manner in fact give a shot in the arm for the improvement of the prestige of literary world!

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I pleasantly recall my communication to Madam Dr.H. Tulsi on receipt of her mail soliciting  contribution of poem for the DJI:

 

Respected Editor Poet Thulsi madam,

I am N V Subbaraman, regular contributor to your esteemed METVERSE  MUSE for a decade in those days.  I admired your interest in encouraging young poets by allotting first few pages  for children’s poems. My YOUNG POET has been going as emag.

 

My ward S Nivetha got into the India Book of Records for Children for being the youngest poet delegate at age 17 in the International Multi Lingual Poets Meet held at Vijayawada in November 2016.

 

My hearty congratulations for your bringing out the FIFTIETH issue of MM.

 

Thanks. You have happily kindled my thoughts on the METVERSE MUSE with which I was connected for a decade and more. I have taken quite sometime to respond to your mail as I was trying to lay my hands on the great journal. So far I could on 17 issues and out of the 17, 15 carry my 16 poems-third issue published in January 1997 to 9/2006-3/2007. IMy home library is big and I am tracing the rest.

 

With greetings from YOUNG POET and N V Subbaraman!

As advised by you, I attach herewith my poem and that of S. Nvetha my ward for the FIFTIETH issue of METVERSE MUSE  for your kind consideration of including the same in this issue. We will deem it as a great privilege and honor.

  1. NIvetha seeks your blessings for her successful poetic journey.

Thanks and with regards.

Yours

N V Subbaraman

 

This way the GOLDEN JUBILEE ISSUE of METVERSE MUSE brought me joy and happy remembrances of the past.

It is indeed great and unique that such a great work-the GJI – has been made available free of cost for which one has to thank the sponsors.

This issue is very well brought out with thick beautiful cover with a poem “ARTISTIC ART DEFIES DEATH” as a response of the Editor to a point made by Dr. Hyder Nayab. Inside papers are art paper in nice print.  The Anthology-GOLDEN JUBILEE ISSUE OF METVERSE MUSE adds beauty and great value to my Home Library about which I am quite proud of with a few hundred volumes.

 

SAROJINI NAIDU’S BIRTH DAY is today.

A great poet and politician she was- Nightingale of India- nice
Born in a Bengali Hindu family this day in Eighteen Seventy Nine
In a family of leading poets and politicians- studied in Chennai
And at King’s College London, later at Girton College, Cambridge!

Worked with Mahatma Gandhi, Gokale and Annie Besant played great
Role in the long journey to freedom – Congress President she was
Imprisoned for her political activities – natural treat
Witnessed the birth of FREEDOM at MIDNIGHT- UP Governor she was!

We salute the great lady on this memorable day-her birth day
Several volumes of prose and verse to her credit- a treat
To lovers of literature- rightly named Nightingale of India
Her name indelible and her memories to last for decades!

HERE IS AN ENCOUNTER!

“We look before and after,
And pine for what is not;
Our sincerest laughter
With some pain is fraught;
Our sweetest songs are those that tell
Of saddest thought.”

is one of the quotable quotes of the great poet P B Shelly which I love very much. Many a time our sweetest songs are those tell of HAPPIEST THOUGHTS!

That way I have many many sweetest songs ringing in my memory. One such forms this week’s Sunday Story. I am sure my esteemed readers will enjoy the same.

I am ever grateful to the Lord Almighty-the Omnipotent, Omniscient, Omnipresent- who directs me in all my activities and in particular who guided me to Word Press and with HIS grace I picked up, launched my Blog ENVIUS THOUGHTS in https://nvsr.wordpress.com, on 25/2/2015, gradually built up the viewership and I am indeed proud of my esteemed viewers from more than 210 countries. As of now total views have exceeded 1, 29,000. This indeed has fetched me a place of honor in the INDIA BOOK OF RECORDS!

When I was camping in Trivandrum for the International Writers’ Festival held on 27/28th December 2014 I happened to meet one of my  former colleagues in the great Life Insurance Corporation of India of which I was a part and parcel for more than four decades. In fact LIC continues to be our HOME. He is one Shri Hari Krishan Chaudhary from Chandigarh.

Though it was the first time that we met with each other face to face, we felt as if we were known  for decades!

As train fellow travelers, we were together for a couple of days and we parted to our respective homes. But those happy moments and thoughts still linger in my memory.

After returning home, Mr. Chaudhary wrote the following and the same was published in the prestigious house magazine of LIC of India “YOGAKSHEMA” which I reproduce below:

AN ENCOUNTER WITH A SEPTUAGENARIAN POET

As I got up early in the morning, he was sitting in the drawing room of the LIC guest house at Thiruvananthapuram.  He greeted me and introduced as an executive who retired from my organization fourteen years ago. He was too agile for his age of 74 years. He narrated his tenure in LIC as a Marketing Manager and later Deputy Zonal Manager deliberately ignoring his other accomplishments. Only when I asked him the purpose of his visit to Thiruvananthapuram , he said that  he had come to attend an International Writers’ Festival where he was to present his paper.

A Tamilian, he told me casually that he was an author of 27 books, the majority of them on poetry and some translations of great works of literature. I had goose bumps sitting with such an accomplished person.

He gave me his book of poetry in English. I glanced through one of his poems. The ten liner titled “The Retreat” was excellent. It was about a dog chasing him and he just pretending to pick up a stone to scare it away and the dog retreated fast. According to him the same strategy was to be followed in dealing with the life’s problems chasing you. They can be scared away with patience and courage. He narrated one of the works of a great writer of Tamilnadu, Saint Thiruvalluvar. His work “Thirukkural” has been translated into more than 90 languages of the world next only to the Holy Bible and the Holy Quran. He  has translated 500 couplets of the Thirukkural in Haiku format (5-7-5 syllables). I didn’t tell him that I had never heard about Saint Thiruvalluvar but I resolved to read the Thirukkural at the first opportunity.

He was filled with pride narrating his published work-the Tamil translation of Tagore’s ‘Gitanjali’ and Subramaniya Bharathi’s ‘KUYIL PAATTU” – the cuckoo’s song- into English. His recent article in ‘THE HINDU’ newspaper titled ‘ Onion is not Oxygen’ exhorting people to shun expensive onions was widely appreciated. He narrated how he receives calls from his three sons, one from Canada, the other from journalist in Bangalore and from the third one local- when he is in office. As he is talking his mobile rings and without seeing his mobile screen he knows that his son is calling from Chennai . Before conveying his well being, he narrates his meeting with me to his son repeating my name and his voice is filled with respect.

He said he feels relaxed with the calls even when he is travelling and inconvenienced. I regretted my question of his not travelling with his wife for he almost choked with emotion narrating that his wife passed away recently and how 2014 was a tough year for him. Responding to my queries, he said that he earns very little royalty from his books but he gets some complimentary books from publishers which he lovingly distributes among his friends. The occasional meager royalty goes  to Chennai Sevalaya, a charity.

I quoted Avtaar Singh Paash’s Punjabi poem: “Sabh ton khatarnaak hunda hai murda Shanti naal bhar jaana, ghar to nikalna kaam te, te kaam ton ghar jaana, sab tonkhatarnaak hunda hai saade supneya da mar jaana” ( It is very dangerous to be filled with corpse-like peace, going daily to work and coming back. It is very dangerous to see your dreams die before you). As I translated for him, he was delighted. Pressing my hands, he bowed with respect for the great poem. I could see on his face the universality of the poets’ fraternity. He took my address  for sending me his selected works and blessed me and my wife with a parting Namaskar and giving me a copy of paper that he was going to present  and a poem he was to recite there.

I owed him and “God’s own country” some precious and memorable moments.

P.S. The article is about Shri N V Subbaraman, Retired Dy. Zonal Manager, LIC, Chennai who retired in the year 2001.

Hari Krishan Chaudhary

Secretary, (Office of the Insurance Ombudsman}

Chandigarh, NZ.

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