Indira Renganathan Poems
A Recipe(Uneven Couplet) -
The uneven couplet is paired lines of different length
rhymed or unrhymed, metered or unmetered.
That you would relish I'm sure
This recipe try it with pleasure
Clean the insight in time sufficient
Wash off anger, enmity and hate
Put the mind on the burning heart
Put in the thoughts all to melt
Ladle in between a large of intellect
Stir in hope a heapful amount
Let all blend with a bliss intent
Until valour and courage result
Throw meantime in the flaming heart
Burnt to ashes filth...
Jagati (the god of nature and animals) , in Hindu tradition Jagati is associated
with the 4th horse harnessed to the golden chariot of the sun.
This Vedicverse is a stanzaic form with a lot of room to maneuver.
The defining features of the Jagati are:
stanzaic,4 lines or padas
syllabic, lines of 12 syllables each.
metric. The heavy-light or guru-laghu pattern of the lines is language specific and