GLOBAL WIND DAY 15th June

Greatest manifestation of nature the great wind
But for which people in the globe cannot sure find
Their life and living smooth and healthy, with joy and peace
Let us thank the Almighty for blessing us to live in ease.

Global Wind Day is today fifteenth of June each year
A day for discovering wind, its power enormous
Ways to find out how to reshape the world’s energy system
The day to decarbonise our economies with wisdom!

Wind power and its energy exhaustive when hydel
Energy evades us, nuclear energy has its
Limitations, solar energy unpredictable
On this day let us think and help in improving wind energy!

 

Dear all,
Kindly click one of the following links- in particular the second link, choose the article on Bharathiyar “WANTED FREEDOM” and kindly spare time to read and make your comment on the pace provided below the article for the benefit of other readers. Thanks.
http://indianperiodical.com/
http://indianperiodical.com/2016/09/list-of-contents/
https://www.facebook.com/IndianPeriodicalmagazine

Yours N V Subbaraman

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WORLD METEOROLOGICAL DAY March 23

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Seasons, the creation of Nature designed by God- Almighty
Winter, spring, Autumn and summer seasons four named by the mighty
People enjoy, suffer, happy, sad all depending on comforts
None can help but put up as it is great Nature’s making efforts!

Man tries to master the Nature- right or wrong unable to mend
Meddles with environment merciless –cuts trees for selfish ends
Jocularly said of the three bad seasons-hot hotter hottest
Angered Nature takes revenge- no use fretting and fuming at best!

Today is World Meteorological Day with the year’s theme
“Understanding clouds”- to make us aware of the enormous
Importance of clouds for weather, climate and water all over
Let us respect God and his creations of nature forever!

Clouds indeed   are central to weather observations and forecasts
One of the key uncertainties that defies study of climate change
To understand clouds affecting climate and the vice versa suree
Great day to think, brood over and manage the science of climate pure!

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MOVING CLOUDS

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Moving clouds move on like a ship in the water
It is a beautiful sight to watch in the Blue sky
Bundles of black and white carrying rains for us
God’s great creation is of course wonderful thus.

Great Poet carried his message through the clouds
‘Megha sandesha’ of Kalidasa in Sanskrit a great epic.
Clouds indeed provide inspiration to the poets
One of the wonders of Nature’s bounty to us!

Sorrows and sufferings are never static sure
They move away like the bundle of clouds quite pure
Rain bearing clouds bring rains and cheer to all in the world
Clouds of miseries move away and bring us peace and joy.

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AMIDST AMBASSADORS OF PEACE

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A group photo taken in the Seminar.

Prologue

Yes, I mean a great day I had “AMIDST THE AMBASSADORS OF PEACE”-lovely poets and members of the scholarly CHENNAI POETS’ CIRCLE in their ANNUAL SEMINAR on English Poetry in India and the release of EFFLORESCENCE 2016-An Anthology of Poetry at the World University Service Center in Chennai on Sunday the 29th January.

It all to me and Nivetha started with an email communication of December 5th, 2016 from Ms.Hema Ravi soliciting poems to the forthcoming Anthology EFFLORESCENCE. I had in my stock “DANCE OF WIND” but poor Nivetha sat right earnest on her return from the school and created her “SISTER OH, SISTER”. She was indeed delighted that her poem was accepted for the Anthology and our wait for the day 29th January 2017 started! And then the day dawned to be ‘AMIDST AMBASSADORS OF PEACE.’

PAST RECOLLECTED

A few years ago, I was a part of Chennai Poets’ Circle and due to several personal reasons, I could not attend and I was delighted to meet my old friends after I long time in the Seminar. My mind went back to the days of our contacts with Poet Dr. Srinivasa Rangaswamy an active member of the CPC who is no more and Dr. Krishna Srinivas of the POET who was Bhishma Pithamaha for many, many poets –seniors and in the making. His more than half a decade poetic journal “POET” inspired me to launch my “YOUNG POET” as a millennium gift to the young poets –by definition less than 25 years of age-. It was in the year 2000 and now it is 2017 and gets published as an e-zine!

I was particularly happy to meet respected Poet Madam Padmaja Aiyengar who created a history in November 2016 by wonderfully organizing an INTERNATIONAL MULTILINGUAL POETS’ MEET in Vijayawada and releasing the India Book of Records recognized Anthology AMARAVATI PRISM with 527 poems in 53 languages ! I could also meet a few of the poets who attended that Meet on November 13th and 14th. Mrs.Hema Ravi told me earlier that Madam Padmaja Aiyengar was indeed an inspiration to them!

SEMINAR STARTS

Well, a good number of poets assembled in the hall on time with Invocation followed by a nice Welcome address by Dr. M Thirumeni, Chairman of the CPC- who retired as the HOD and the Principal of Rajah Serfoji College, Thanjavur. His short and sweet address brought certain points for deliberations later based on the discussions in a convention in Nagpur recently.

CPC President Dr. S. Kannan in his presidential address after introducing the Chief Guests gave a clue on the matters to crop up in the Seminar.

Then came the Chief Guest’ address delivered by the sweet voiced Dr. T. Sriraman, formerly Professor of the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. He discussed a wide spectrum of English language, evolution of Poetry etc. I enjoyed his words “I am not a poet but I taught poetry”! Some of the points he described in an interesting way to the ordinary listeners like me: Defamiliarization, Stylistics, Language-standard and poetic, Foregrounding as a dominant literary device, Deviant syntax, Deviant Collocation- quoting examples from John Milton, John Dryden, Kamala das, K. Pankajam, Dilip Mohapatra and others.

His explanation for “Literary language is an aesthetically purposeful distortion of standard language” indeed was quite interesting.

“Style as an exploitation of all the resources of the language” was very informative.

He also dealt with a few other literary points that were well received.

Dr. K. Ganesh, HOD, Department of English, Madras Christian College in his resounding, scintillating voice gave the history of the evolution of English poetry at the global and our national level.

After release of the anthology “EFFLORESCENCE 2016” by Dr. Sriraman, a few other books were released.

EFFLORESCENCE 2016 is a very qualitative anthology of English poems-with beautiful lay out and a good quality of printing comprising 97 poems by 57 poets from different parts of India.

Joint Secretary Mr. Jayaram Seshadri presented the Annual Report.

The CD of Nursery Poems by Mrs. Hema Ravi was also released.

With a pleasant Vote of Thanks by Treasurer B. Jayaraman, the first session came to a glorious end.

POETRY READING SESSION I

After tea, Second Session started. It was the reading of poems coordinated by Dr. S. Radhamani, Vice-President of the CPC. First to present the poem was the youngest poet delegate- as rightly described by Ms. Hema Ravi- STAR of THE MEET 17 year old 12th standard student of local Velammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School Miss. S.  Nivetha, who presented her poem titled SISTER OH, SISTER which was well received and appreciated by other poet delegates from Chattisgarh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu and Kerala.

PRESENTATION OF PAPERS

After lunch, there was the next session on the presentation of papers by Prof. Rasupathy, Central University, Prof. Sharmila of Loyolo College, Pushpalatha of Presidency College, Dr. Padma Priya from Karnataka under the Chairpersonship of Dr. Reddy.

Dr. Reddy fondly remembered the Bishma Pithamaha Dr. Krishna Srinivas who edited the monthly poetic journal POET for more than five decades. He was responsible to bring out the poetic talents of the young and old all over the globe as the Editor of Poet and the Anthologies, Founder President of World Poetry Society Intercontinental and the Co founder of the World Congress of poets.

POETRY READING SESSION II

After the papers were presented on the evolution of Poetry- as Indian Writing English- English Indian poetry, second session of poetry reading started under the coordination of the Poet Shri RM Shanmugam Chettiar.

The poets in alphabetical order of names presented their creations in an attractive manner.

After vote of thanks and National Anthem, the Seminar came to a grand finale.

Yes, it was indeed a great day in the midst of Ambassadors of Peace-viz poets from the East and west, north and South of my Motherland India that is Bharath.

EPILOGUE

In this story, I have tried to present a fair picture of the proceedings of the CPC Annual Seminar and Release of EFFLORESCENCE 2016 on my own that is unasked and unsolicited by any. Quite possible that due to age, I might have failed to present a more clear and comprehensive report of the Seminar that will remain ever green in the minds of the poet delegates and others who had the fortune of attending!

A GREAT GESTURE

A personal point: as I have already referred to earlier, I was an active member of the CPC till a few years ago. I hope I will continue that association now on wards.

I must thank Shri B. Jayaraman, the Treasurer of the CPC who expecting my presence brought and handed over to my great delight and surprise two of the photographs taken quite a few years ago – one my presentation of  poem in a similar Meet organized and the other one when I offered a shawl to Dr. Krishna Srinivas.

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 Subbaraman offering a shawl to Dr. Krishna Srinivas..

*UNIVERSE- A CHARIOT ON THE MOVE PART XI

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31.

Hence now
Time with lesser heat
Temperature in turn –hot and cold
Winter turns up and down
Roles by, lies down,
Gets up, looks up
All the planets, sub planets
Short planets, pole-stars,
Star world, Sun, milky ways
All galaxies, giant red stars
Outer Universe
Islands in the universe
Star groups
Came into being!
All were seen and felt!
Dangerous gases
Semi solid gases
Safe air, water, their offspring
High offspring, all were delivered
Gradually by the Universe!
Water and air-skillfully delivered!
Universe as a Mother
Delivered the earth, heat, light-
Basic needs of all living beings
Continues to deliver!
Strong delivery,
Life giving delivery,
Powerful particles
Virulently shattered and
Vehemently spilled all over the
Magnificent space!
Gases though different from each other
Coexists with each other
Cohabitates with each other!
Having a meaningful existence
Till today goes around
In this powerful universe
Traverses in the universe
Measuring the Universe
Changing selves and the Universe!

32.

All these and more
As of this day
Attract each other
Embrace each other
Goes on in families
Expanding, going around!
They run together
They go together
They traverse together!
In this Universe
To some extent
There are planets, sub planets
Suns, stars sans fire
Stars of fire
Earths, Earthen balls
As common things
As normal beings!
In a fourth,
Are objects, zones of objects
Zones of dust, space
Rocks of ice
Shining battalions of stars
Heaps of stars not shining!
In three fourths
Power and energy
Occupies the space
Omnipresent Energy
Fills up the space!
In today’s Universe
There is no vacuum
And that is the fact we see!
We bow to the Scientists’ view
View that is energy and objects
Intertwined they are
Intermingled they are
And that indeed is the truth
Truth about the universe
Its laws and rules supreme!
Bow our heads in esteem!
Yet the
Depth of depths
Distance of the distances
Breath of the breaths
Length of the lengths
Height of the heights
Of the Universe
Remains mystery
Mystery to the man
His efforts, his thoughts
Beyond and beyond
Unknown and unseen
Unseeable
Unreachable and
Unknowable!

33.

Hence
In this regard
We are made to
Raise our hands in devotion
Sing in praise of that Unknown
Bow our heads with respect
Beyond our will and wish
Towards that Space
Powerful space
Part of the
Energized Universe!
Of physics
Within the bound of physics
That energy
That power
Dwelling within and
Dwelling without and beyond
Named the Almighty
The Omnipotent
The Omnipresent
The Omniscient
Hail to thee for Eternity!
In this earth
Caught up in the slushy ground
The chariot
That could not move an inch
Was made to come out
Move fast by
That great Saint Sendhan
Through his devotional hymns
Was indeed a great physicist
Scientist- Physical Scientist!
Spiritual Scientist!
Lay men are
Not interested in knowing
The Universe-its origin
Source of authority!
Nor they search and research!
But
Scientists
With their third eye
Of the thought sphere
Their Scientific eye
Analyze the Universe
Research the Universe
Determine the rule of Science
Mathematical Science
Sharpen the rules
Plan the course of science
Research, devise
Divide, multiply
Add, subtract
Equalize
Make all “mathematics”
Bind
Within the limits of Mathematics
Science of Numbers
Rules of Numbers
Bind all objects
All powers
All energies
All activities
Sow the seeds of Science
Into the sands of Universe!
Approach of the Scientists!

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( *This is the translated version of my friend Kavingar Narana. Manivannan’s  work in Tamil).

 

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UNIVERSE- CHARIOT ON THE MOVE PART IV

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With speed
With great speed
With singing speed
With speeding speed
With turning speed
To the attraction of each
To the sidetracking of each
Universe moving with supersonic speed,
Towards achieving its end
Cherished goal
Wall-less space, waves of space
Trying to dash against each!
Within, what happens within and out
It makes
Life’s calculations and transactions
Filled with speed, moves fast
In the vacuums it penetrates
Vacuum becomes different space
Vacuum is created
Makes the earth, made to feel the earth,
Creates life in the earth
Dances and delights
Goes ferocious
Dancing like a dancer
Like Bharatha natya
Goes round and round in circles,
Makes revolving space and the universe
Gives meaning to all
Bright warmth energy
Sends light to the earth and space
Jumps into
With enormous wonder
As energy and bundles of potency and might
As heaps of energy, narrow and in addition,
As energy consolidated
With convenience and as a leader strong
Universe sets on journey with its retinue
Without knowing the route!
With the hint of origin of energy and matter
Within hiding the seeds of matter
Lying deep
Like a smoke entered in, organized in
Ingrained, covered with and blossomed!

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In the space
The Universe continues
To develop, expand, broaden
Even today with its ferociousness
In its own shape-oval,
Square, shape of the four Vedas,
According to the laws and rules fast
Prescribed by self, expands
Accurately!
Following another firework,
Festive procession of the chariot
Reaches its base; comes its position.
The Universe on its own
Rises like a snake with its broad hood
With the threatening wrath
Rests, restlessly rests, sans feelings and life
Endless ending, endless calculation of time.
Time less, unchanging,
Arithmetical
Calculations beyond calculations!

(12)

Time is space!
Another dimension of the Universe.
To seek clarity,
Identifying the Universe
Lending meaning to the Universe
Giving titles
Encouraging,
Providing platform for research
Prompting, appearing, disappearing
Is the TIME in its fourth dimension fine.
Three dimensions
Triggered by height
Made to step out by its breadth
Revolved with length, lengthy arithmetic
Universe is measured
Researched, commenced, explained
Opened, searched
Seen, calculated
In terms of arithmetic within arithmetic,
Subjected to arithmetic
Submitting to arithmetic
Subjected to opinion
Submitting to
Is indeed fourth dimension named TIME!
With this dimension alone
It becomes complete, it sees an end,
Gets straightens, , gets fulfillment,
Time stands and also runs.
Disappears.
Can be rediscovered and brought back
Within the boundary of long journey
With arithmetical accuracy!

 

ORIGINAL IN TAMIL -by KAVINGAR NARANA. MANIVANNAN

In ENGLISH -by N V SUBBARAMAN

MY HAIKU POEMS ON TREES, FORESTS AND JUNGLES.

Forest Landscape Scenic Jungle Fog Mist Tree

1 Crime to fell a tree
Global warming a warning
Save and make it free!

2 Tree the home of birds
God given green shelters safe
The unkind have swords!

3 Forest our great wealth
Man’s duty to protect nice
He has greed and strength!

4 Source of rain- forests
Ever to be protected
Lo! Man stands farthest!

5 Jungle- animals’
Happy home with all freedom
Man simply annuls!

6 All parts of a tree
Are of great value to al
Man simply fells free!

7 Forest fetches rain
For the whole earth to prosper
Unkind man brings pain!

8 Tree, forest, jungle
Man’s precious allies sure
But he keeps single!

9 Green forest quite cool
Men and animals enjoy
In His hands a tool!

10 Aroma pleasant
Around the eucalyptus
God’s pleasant present!