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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi – 23 “The Epical Touch”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-23 The Epical Touch Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: NS Murthy To mine eyes long forgotten dreamingAnd to my heart’s precincts shut for agesThere came an eyeful ocular epicHanding me out an invitationAnd churning a new lyric in me. The blue herds leisuring out on the skyMust have […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi – 16 “Sprout”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-16 Sprout Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: J Bhagyalakshmi It is not possible to travel smooth on any path One comes across ups and downs, twists and turns Before a man dies totally Little waves of death confront him Some unnatural race chases life As if stopping at […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi – 14 “Curses or Gifts”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-14 Curses or Gifts Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: CLL Jayaprada True! That men seek change True that flowing stream of time Courses into million channels Inviting ever newer shapes And astonishes us again and again Also, true From the earth to the sky And the sky to […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi – 12 “The Torn Emerald Canvas”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-12 The Torn Emerald Canvas Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: Raamateertha Perching on the yonder hill side greenery As if busy composing music to a new song, With awakening roulades, Those birds becoming musical organs, In pairs drenching in the snow ‘Mushaira’ Used to fill my morning walk […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi – 11 “Childhood Shared witha Babe”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-11 Childhood Shared witha Babe Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: Munipalle Raju To have a glimpse of the new-born On our invitation You all come flying and land here like beaming butterflies – Moving freely with teeny weeny guests We embellish the evening superlatively. And elaborate the string […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi – 11 “Childhood Shared with a Babe”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-11 Childhood Shared with a Babe Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: Raamateertha To have a glimpse of the new-born On our invitation You all come flying and land here like beaming butterflies – Moving freely with teeny weeny guests We embellish the evening superlatively. And elaborate the string […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi – 9 “Under the Shower of Honeyed Poetry”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-9 Under the Shower of Honeyed Poetry Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: Munipalle Raju When the heart turns to a battleground When the battle itself is the essence of life The serial of aesthetic dreams split – Splintered fine dust of broken glass Liquid honey slides smooth on […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi – 8 “Festoon of Lights in a Jingling Festival of Joy”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-8 Festoon of Lights in a Jingling Festival of Joy Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: Munipalle Raju Uninterrupted in my inner niches For ever in some corner or other A dancing Jingling Festoon of lights A constant Festival of Joy Enacts a play of life and letters! Would […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi -7 “Reflections Do Not Talk”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-7 Reflections Do Not Talk Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: Munipalle Raju These are the fragrant smells of perfume Rained by a human shrub drop by drop. These are the thrills in an echoing breast Roused by whiffs of a scented feast. These are the tears of our […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi -6 “When I am Half-asleep”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-6 When I am Half-asleep Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: RS Sudarshanam Like an iron in the furnace Thought keeps burning. Things around working like bellows Keep the scene aflame. Clouded realities In an expectant mood of faith Await the burning sun. Failing to release the truth, Word […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi -5 “The Convent Bus”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-5 The Convent Bus Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: RS Sudarshanam With noisy activity the kids rush into the schoolhouse. Likewise little words hasten into my thought. Moments later they quietly stand in a row To say the prayer. Oh, the little ones do make such poetry! My […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi -4 “To Render a Song”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-4 To Render a Song Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: RS Sudarshanam In a war-field Or under a Bodhi tree Or by the stream of revolutionary movement A song is born. Whenever, wherever it is born, An utterance capable Of rejuvenating life, Thought capable Of entering man like […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi -3 “My Great Desire”

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Poem-3 My Great Desire Telugu Original: Aduri Satyavathi Devi English Translation: RS Sudarshanam It isn’t a musical string for delicate play, It isn’t a solid object to be left behind, Maybe it is a note filled with anguish, A vibrant ecstasy born of aesthetic delight, It arises where the conscious […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi -2 You and I

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Tripura’s note on ‘Collection of Aduri Satyavati Devi’s Poems and their translations’ Even a casual reader of Smt Aduri Satyavati’s collections of poems is bound to be struck by her exceptional talent for interacting with Nature, Music and Man. Her love for Nature is lyrically expressed, her passion for Music […]

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Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi -1 That’s Why

Poems of Aduri Satyavathi Devi Tripura’s note on ‘Collection of Aduri Satyavati Devi’s Poems and their translations’ Even a casual reader of Smt Aduri Satyavati’s collections of poems is bound to be struck by her exceptional talent for interacting with Nature, Music and Man. Her love for Nature is lyrically expressed, her passion for Music […]

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