Imam Setiaji Ronoatmojo
Biography of Imam Setiaji Ronoatmojo
Imam Setiaji Ronoatmojo was born in Cilacap (Indonesia) ,1 July 1960. He is a PhD graduated from Geophysics (ITB) who wrote poetry for a long time. His poems are scattered in many themes, such as silence, mortality, in-ability until discovery. He was also often invited to read his poem in the several places in Indonesia.
Furthermore, his life is a poetry for him. Such as in thought of health, when a general check-up done many times, it had been many cases. But he said “I am happy, my body had been accepted by me as the poem from my beloved God”, and he said: 'God punished me with a quiet and love'.
Another poems flowing authentically, like his blood run through the mountains of his soul. He saw Ki Ageng in wet-soes gift from his wife in his poem. There was no poetry that came so quickly like that and others also created when he fixed a leaking hose with his wife. And then for him a poetry is not an egoistic words to be understood, but the poem must be an awareness raised from mind and soul.
He is also the founder of “Kayubakar Penyair Institute”.
- Mother & Son
- Praise for Rabiah al-Adawiyah
- Ode for a man
- Kwatrin Buatmu (Indonesian)
- There's a Wind Blowing
- Puisi Buat Pembatik (Indonesian)
- Salam Gurit, Sekar Alit (Javanese)
- Sajak Meditasi: Patung Kayu Pemancing (I...
- 2 Birds Conversation
- Kawulaning Gusti (Javanese)
- The Ballad of Mr.Sorrow & Ms.Joy
The Last Message
In this Kurusetra war, all the curtains
has been open, Yudistira
A servant of the goddess
Ganga is born, an angel of heaven
meet Santanu of human
And in it contained I
The damned Wasu
I swear there will be no sorrow curse of the Gods