English Literature – Poetry – ☆ Dreams ☆ – Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM

Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM (We are extremely thankful to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for sharing his literary and artworks with e-abhivyakti.  An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, Capt. Pravin has served the country at national as well international level in various fronts. Presently, working as Senior Advisor, C-DAC in Artificial Intelligence and HPC Group; and involved in various national-level projects. We present an English Version of Shri Sanjay Bhardwaj’s Hindi poem ” स्वप्न ” published in today’s ✍ संजय दृष्टि  – स्वप्न ✍.  We extend our heartiest thanks to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for this beautiful translation. )   ✍ Dreams ✍   Sometimes frightened me, Sometimes tried threatening   Sometimes crushed me, Sometimes tried pressing...   Sometimes battered me, Sometimes tried breaking   Sometimes abrased me, Sometimes tried twisting   Circumstances tried everything possible But in vain...   Grouchingly exhausted They started panting...   Knoweth not what my dreams are made of They never seem to die..!   © Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM ...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 8 – Pandu’s end ☆ Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “Pandu’s end”. This poem is from her book “Tales of Eon)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 8☆   ☆ Pandu’s end ☆   A young man that he was Difficult it was for Pandu to restrain Tried his best to desist But could not adjust to a life of pain   Life futile made by Kindama’s curse Roamed he like an ascetic  though Evening the bearing of sons by Dharma Could not bring back his glow   One day, the stunning Madri he saw And his vision turned lustful In his moment of yearn, touched her And in his arms was his wife...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 7 – Pandu’s sons ☆ Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “Pandu’s sons”. This poem is from her book “Tales of Eon)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 7 ☆   ☆ Pandu’s Sons☆   Cursed by Rishi Kindima Into the realms of the forest, Pandu retired The news of pregnant Gandhari In him, the desire to have a son fired.   Seeing him desolate and murky His dutiful wife, Kunti consoled “For his wife to bear another man’s child,” She said, “The law of Dharma allowed”.   “Let me call a Rishi,” said Pandu “Let us call a Deva,” Kunti stated Blessed by Rishi Durvasa, she had a boon; The knowledge made Pandu elated.   Pleased...
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English Literature – Poetry – ☆ Aylan ☆ – Hemant Bawankar

Hemant Bawankar   (This poem is dedicated to a three-year-old Syrian boy ‘Aylan’ who represents all children who left this world under shadows of war. The dead body of ‘Aylan’ was found unattended on the beach of Turkey in the month of September 2015. The world will forget him one day, but, one cannot forget the questions that he left behind him. The Hindi and German Version of this poem is also available. )   ☆ Aylan  ☆   The calm sea shore and he calm, serene, innocent Aylan rolled inverted,   No.... no... forcibly laid down by the sea. He does not know how he reached on the deserted beach.   How he missed fingers of daddy. Leaving the world and everyone in deep sorrow.   He left his homeland with parents to see and experience the new world, golden world in the shadow of parents to play with new friends in a new country in new surroundings with new friends with elder brother where, he will not hear any gunshots anyone’s screams.   He will be able to hear only and only birds’ chirping sounds children’s laughter. Children! Whether they are of any colour, of any religion. Because, he does not know and does not want to know that - What is a country? What are...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 6 – Pandu’s curse ☆ Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “Pandu’s curse”. This poem is from her book “Tales of Eon)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 6 ☆   ☆ Pandu’s curse☆   King Pandu, out to hunt Unable to bear child frustrated Heard some din in the surrounding An arrow in his bow mounted   Rishi Kindama and his charming wife Transformed into an antelope and a doe Invoking magical powers Were in the open, making love   Pandu’s arrow, struck the antelope Upon the antelope, death hovered Pandu watched helplessly the repercussions While the afflicted Rishi cursed   Pandu was banned from touching a woman Having hindered brutally a couple in mating He was to...
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हिंदी साहित्य – कविता / Poetry – ☆ विजय अवतरित सज्जनता ☆ – कैप्टन प्रवीण रघुवंशी, एन एम्

कैप्टन प्रवीण रघुवंशी, एन एम् (हम कैप्टन प्रवीण रघुवंशी जी द्वारा ई-अभिव्यक्ति के साथ उनकी साहित्यिक और कला कृतियों को साझा करने के लिए उनके बेहद आभारी हैं। आईआईएम अहमदाबाद के पूर्व छात्र कैप्टन प्रवीण जी ने विभिन्न मोर्चों पर अंतरराष्ट्रीय स्तर एवं राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर देश की सेवा की है। वर्तमान में सी-डैक के आर्टिफिशियल इंटेलिजेंस और एचपीसी ग्रुप में वरिष्ठ के सलाहकार के रूप में कार्यरत हैं साथ ही विभिन्न राष्ट्र स्तरीय परियोजनाओं में शामिल हैं।)   आज हम डॉ इन्दु प्रकाश पाण्डेय जी के सम्मान में कैप्टन प्रवीण जी के मित्र श्री सुमीत आनंद जी द्वारा रचित अङ्ग्रेज़ी कविता “The gentleman down the street” का हिन्दी भावानुवाद "विजय अवतरित सज्जनता..." प्रस्तुत कर रहे हैं।   संक्षिप्त परिचय:  डॉ इन्दु प्रकाश पाण्डेय जी का जन्म 4 अगस्त, 1924 को हुआ था। आप  हिन्दी के समकालीन वरिष्ठ साहित्यकार हैं। आप जर्मनी के फ्रैंकफुर्त शहर  में स्थित जॉन वौल्‍फ़गॉग गोएटे विश्‍वविद्यालय के भारतीय भाषा विभाग से 1989 में अवकाश प्राप्‍त प्राध्‍यापक हैं।  श्री सुमीत आनंद जी के...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 5 – Ambika’s infuriation ☆ Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “Ambika's infuriation”. This poem is from her book “Tales of Eon)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 5 ☆   ☆ Ambika's infuriation ☆ (When asked by Satyavati to bear a child with her son, Sage Vyas)   What am I taken to be, great Bhishma! Taken away from my father by force O Bhishma I was forced to wed Not you, the one who brought me here But Vichitravirya, as you then said. Disturbed and humiliated was I But I made no protest, nor dissent Accepted what fate decreed and so, Were seven best years of my youth spent! Have...
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English Literature – Poetry – ☆ Creativity ☆ – Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM

Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM (We are extremely thankful to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi ji for sharing his literary and artworks with e-abhivyakti.  An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, Capt. Pravin has served the country at national as well international level in various fronts. Presently, working as Senior Advisor, C-DAC in Artificial Intelligence and HPC Group; and involved in various national-level projects. We present an English Version of Shri Sanjay Bhardwaj’s Hindi poem ” सृजन ” published in today’s  ?✍ संजय दृष्टि  – सृजन ✍?.  We extend our heartiest thanks to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi ji for this beautiful translation. ) Initially, we thought to begin a weekly column of Capt. Pravin Raghuwanshi ji's English Translations. Later on, we found that we will not be able to give justice by limiting his vivid literary work in periodical columns. So, we will try to publish his work whenever we will have an opportunity to do so.  We are extremely thankful to Capt Pravin ji for giving this liberty to...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 4 – Amba’s wrath ☆

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “Amba's wrath”. This poem is from her book “Tales of Eon)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 4 ☆   ☆ Amba's wrath ☆ (Denied justice from Bheeshma, a sufferer of fate, Amba seeks justice from God)   O life! You have made me a chattel Loved, lost, owned and dismissed. And on one leg I stand here on the Himalayas O God! Before you, to ask for justice.   King Shalva I loved, gave away my heart And accepted I was by pleasure and grace And yet, taken away from my swayamwar I was Bheeshma, by virtue of force,...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 3 – Celestial Ganga☆

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “Celestial Ganga”. This poem is from her book “Tales of Eon)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 3 ☆   ☆ Celestial Ganga ☆   Oh what a beauty! Thought Shantanu, as he at Ganga glanced Fell in love in first glimpse And for her hands for marriage, he asked.   By Shantanu’s father already blessed Ganga had nothing to fear “Oh yes!” she smiled and replied, “Provided you never question me dear!”   The king’s lawful queen she became And soon, her first son was born As he witnessed her go and drown him Between his love and promise was Shantanu torn   Child after...
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