Small Reflections

Small Reflections
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Description:

Author: K. V. Raghupathi
Pages: 94
Year of Publication: 2000
Price: HB Rs 100, FB Rs 80
ISBN:
HB 81-7595-716-6 (8175957166)
FB 81-7595-717-4 (8175957174)

About the Author:
Born in 1957 in a Telugu speaking family, K. V. Raghupathi received his postgraduate degree in English Literature in 1979. He attained his Ph.D. in 1997 from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He began writing seriously in 1985. Since then he has published four books of English verse, the first three have been brought out by Writers Workshop.

Teaser:

To the Poet

What should you do
When feelings surge like waves
And emerge as petals
From the depths of the heart?
Give them to Nature
Give them to stars and moon
To humanity in love
Without aspiring to fame and recognition
For a poet is after all
Part and parcel of God’s Imagination.

Contents:
Prologue / 9
To the Poet / 11
Three Images of the Millennium / 12
Here Lay / 14
Tomb / 15
Tombstone / 16
Honour / 17
A Tribute to Namibia / 19
A Dream Come True / 21
Love: I / 23
Love: II / 25
Love: III / 27
What Is Love? / 28
Love: IV / 29
Undulation / 30
An Unknown Tree / 31
To the Mast of Continuity / 33
An Old Man’s Longing / 35
Father / 36
Spinster / 38
To a Friend / 39
It Rains … It Rains … / 41
Waiting for a Soldier / 43
Disturbed Birds / 46
Felled Tree / 47
Defeated Men / 48
Passion / 49
Tears / 50
The Smile of the Flower / 51
Voice / 52
Awareness / 53
Imagination / 54
Song of the Unborn / 55
Profundity of Silence / 56
You Are a Rose / 57
Freedom / 58
Sorrow / 59
Disturbed Moment / 60
A Mosquito in Meditation / 61
Slaughter / 62
A Song of Liberation / 64
Search / 66
A Monk Lost in a Brothel / 67
Enlightenment / 68
Coffin: I / 70
Coffin: II / 71
Mask / 72
When Day Breaks / 73
Sayings of a River / 75
Sayings of a Tree / 76
Sayings of a Seed / 77
Sayings of Time / 78
Musings / 80
This Moment / 90
Silence / 91

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