Treasure Island

Ranjit Ravindran

(12-12-1982 / Visakhapatnam)

What's in a pseudonym?


Call a lady by any name,
I am sure she'll remain the same,
But as I have never seen you,
Your pseudonym is my only view.

I am apologizing in a way formal,
As I intrude into issues personal,
I just wanted you to be in my view,
As your poems refreshes me anew!

My request to you is humble,
And as I ask my voice fumble,
To maintain a pseudonym consistent,
With which I can reach you in an instant.


12 DEC 2009, 1937 Hrs

Submitted: Saturday, December 12, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, January 20, 2010

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  • Ranjit Ravindran (12/17/2009 9:44:00 AM)

    @ Ms. Nalini Hebbar:

    I feel so sorry for you being a victim of cyber-stalking. Wish you a safe digital odyssey ma'am.

    With love,
    Ranjit. (Report) Reply

  • Nalini Hebbar (12/16/2009 9:27:00 PM)

    yeh...this site is full of posers and imposters...if they fall out of view, its becoz they have been subjected to the PH special stalking...i personally removed all my poems from PH in 2006...now i am back ready and careful (Report) Reply

  • Rani Turton (12/14/2009 5:04:00 AM)

    Nice! The multiple identities that change and vanish is practical...for those who want to vanish. (Report) Reply

  • Ranjit Ravindran (12/13/2009 11:14:00 AM)

    @ Ms. Indira Babbellapati:
    A poet changed her pseudonym & I almost lost track of her. I was just requesting her to maintain a single pseudonym so that I can keep track of her poetry. The digital world facilitates innumerable changes to be done on our profiles & we lose track after sometime. That's why. (Report) Reply

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