Poems

SACRED HELLAS ( GREECE )

1. When Prof. A A speaks
2. First day, First Poem
3. Is There A Joke Here?

4. As I leave Ellaada

5. The Parthenon

6. Elefsina

7. That Silence

8. Why

GOVERNANCE

1. Democracy rests on a Bier
2. #45's Administration
3. A Nation's Salvation
4. Joy at the Polls
5. Oct 31- Election Sorrows

6. Animal Theater

7. This White House Administrations Daily Prayer

SPIRIT, MATTER, and NATURE

1. An Apology to The Celestials*

2. Religion
3. Swear by the Book
4. Keeping Vigil
5. Song of the Soul
6. Never the Same
7. Today
8. Who Really Falls in Love?
9. Why Should I Believe and Worship?
10. My Teachers of the Divine
11. The Crystal of Bliss
12. The Creek
13. The Weary Soul
14. From Where to Where
15. The Cloud and the Hill
16. Claim your Birthright Divine
17. The Market Place
18. The One Clay
19. Transparency in Love
20. My Role

21. A Thanksgiving Prayer

22. The Black Earth

PETALUMA

1. A New Breed of Drivers in Petaluma

2. Early Morning
3. Dusk settles on Ellis Creek
4. Every Tuesday

5. Local Haiku

MYSTIC TURKEY

1. Mahur
2. Istanbul, to Many a Mother and to Me, too
3. The Flag of Turkey
4. Don't Ask Me Why
5. Ilahi Singing
6. An Ashik Maybe
7. A Third Door Opens
8. The Eyes that Droop with Love Sublime

9. The Dream of Dreams

10.The Thread of La ilahe illallah

MISCELLANEOUS

1. Earning My Coffee*

2. A Puzzle
3. A Wish
4. Accepting a Student
5. Westward Ho for Efficiency
6. Reflections - A Hundred Masterworks of photographer Edward S. Curtis
7. The Flower
8. If Only I Could
9. The Floodgates of Love
10. How it Feels

11. What Can I Say?

12. The Other Side of America

SUGATHA KUMARI' POEMS

These English translations of selected Malayalam poems of the great social
activist and conservationist from Kerala- Sugatha Kumari have been rendered by
Vasanti Ji into English. In addition, she composed the melodies for the original
Malayalam songs which she choreographed for Kalamandiram Academy students and
rendered them in Kerala Natanam dance form. The students performed for OHM-
Organization of Hindu Malayalees, in Los Angeles.

"Thannuttha poonthanal veeshi" Ode to The Tree

"Snehatthinu niramundo?" Is there a color for Love?
" Oru svapnam " A Dream
" Ammaa" Mother

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