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. PROPHETS Versus NATURE*

2. MYTH-LESS LIFE*

3. Covid Becomes a Real Selfie*

4. An Apology to The Celestials

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

24. A Thanksgiving Prayer

25. 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. The Eyes That Droop With Love Sublime
8. A Third Door Opens

9. The Dream of Dreams

10.The Thread of La ilahe illallah

MISCELLANEOUS

1. INDIA Versus The US - Two Haikus*

2. Earning My Coffee

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

12. What Can I Say?

13. 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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