Venkateswaran Krishnan Sreenivasan
Venkateswaran Krishnan Sreenivasan Poems
I bow to thee O’ lord
For the mercies rained on me
All through these years
From my birth to this day
For the love of my mother
Since I was a babe
For the care of my wife
Through my long wedded life.
To be blest with a mind
Keen to think and know
All deeds virtuous and kind
And to abhor all evil
To be blest with a frame
Brimming with zeal
To work for the good of all
And rejoice over their joy.
For the riches I hold
By thy gracious benediction
Bestowed for the ...
A Caged Songbird
Where is my poetry gone? The string-less music of my mind
Like a caged songbird; incarceration of my soul, unkind
And stifling my streams of noble thoughts in an alley blind
And leaving me like an over-wound clock hard to unwind.
Poems emerge from fertile minds serene
Like the blooming rose with summer sheen
Disquieting events disturbing peace
Negate creative thinking and make me ill at ease