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[20 Aug 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Bliss – Paramaanandam

Bliss – The state of extreme happiness is a journey, not a destination. It is something to be experience, not something to be obtained! This is the message of this spiritual poem. Paramaanandham – My 52nd poem. பரமானந்தம் ஆனந்தம்.. ஒரு பனி துளி படையை வைத்து.. அடைய துணிந்தால்.. பனி துளி வெறும் விழி துளி.. ஆனந்தம்.. ஒரு குயில் கூவல்.. […]

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[26 Jul 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Mounam – Celebrating Silence!

Lover of art (Kalai kaadhalan) and the artist beauty (Kalai Azhagi) are speaking the language of silence! This is my 51st poem.. and easily one of my best works! மௌனம் இதழ்கள் அசையா வார்த்தைகளை.. உன் விழிகள் பேசுதடி.. உன் இதையத் துடிப்பின் ஓசைகளை.. என் செவிகள் கேட்குதடி.. கலை அழகி, எதிரொலிக்குதடி உன் மௌனம்.. Previous poem is Vilagaadha Viragam – http://coffeewithsundar.com/50th-poem-vilagaadha-viragam/ […]

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[3 Jul 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
50th Poem – Vilagaadha Viragam

Vilagaadha Viragam This is my 50th poem and it is inspired by the book – I too had a love story. The hero falls in love with a girl, proper arranged marriage.. but the girl dies before he could marry her. This poem brings out the frustrations of the hero, who lost his love and […]

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[19 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]
Dedication to Artistic Imagination

Kalai Azhagi – the artistic beauty has been a big inspiration for my poems.. This 49th poem is a dedication from the lover of art (Kalai Kaadhalan) to the this imagination – The artistic beauty – Hence the name – “Karpanaikku Arpanai” Image from: http://www.kaladevi.com/ கற்பனைக்கு அற்பனை ஆயிரம் வார்த்தைகள் உண்டு.. அதில் தேடி எடுத்தது ரெண்டு.. உன் […]

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[4 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]
Sneeze – Thummal

Sneeze – A common occurance in day to day life. Hero of this poem is an anonymous random dude who suffers with Cold & Headache. When he first sneezes, he is very disappointed but when his thinks about Ravana sneezing, he starts to smile even in misery. Sneeze – My 48th Poem. Image from here. […]

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[23 May 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Motherhood – Thaaimai

Mother is an ocean of love.. Greatness of mother can hardly be captured in words.. This short poem on monther is a small drop to appreciate the great ocean. Thaaimai (Motherhood) – My 47th poem. Image from here. தாய்மை ======= உருவம் கொடுத்த தாயே.. எனக்கு உறவும் கொடுத்தாயே… தொட்டில் ஆட்டிய தாயே.. அழுகையில் தோளில் சுமந்தாயே .. பாசம் பொழிந்த […]

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[17 May 2011 | One Comment | ]
What a price for corruption?

Well, I don’t have much to say here. I am not able to count the number of zeros in the amount of money.. looted due to corruption.. I don’t even know what is the magnitude when it comes to the 3G spectrum and common wealth games etc.. What is the price we pay for corruption? […]

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[30 Apr 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Marriage Proposal

Hi all, Kalai kaadhalan asks his lover’s hand for marriage through a marriage proposal poem – my 45th poem. Image from here. கல்யாண கடிதம் மனதை கவர்ந்த இளம் பெண்ணே… மணப்பெண்ணாய் நீ வருவாயோ? பாமாலை படிக்கும் என்னை.. உனக்கு.. பூமாலை சார்த்த விடுவாயோ? பிறையை வெல்லும் ஒளி விளக்கே.. என் குல விளக்கேற்ற நீ வருவாயோ? அம்மி மிதித்து.. அருந்ததி பார்த்து.. காலத்தின் பாலத்தில் நடப்பாயோ? இருவரும் […]

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[23 Apr 2011 | One Comment | ]
The  war within

Enakkul PorkaLam One of the biggest war which a man faces.. is not world war.. but a war of two voices within in his own head! The war within – captures the emotion of a confused soul! Enakkul Porkalam – My 44th poem – A short poem! Image form here எனக்குள் போர்க்களம் போராட்டம் செய்தது குரல் […]

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[27 Mar 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Poetry in Stone

The great sculptures which have stood the test of time.. have given our country a unique place in the history.. This is a small tribute to the nameless sculptors, who have given our country – a unique identity! Poetry in Stone – My 43rd poem – inspired by Vijay’s website – Poetryinstone.in Image from here. […]

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[20 Mar 2011 | 5 Comments | ]

Hi All, Horror is a popular genre across languages & culture.. In movies, The adrenaline rush associated with horror is often captured with video and music.. Here is an attempt to capture the horror in words! Vidaadhu Karuppu (The darkness never forgives!) – My 43rd poem inspired by a visit to London Dungeon. Image from […]

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[13 Mar 2011 | 18 Comments | ]
Horoscope

Horoscope is the most merciless judge.. which writes death sentences to many love stories even before they are born. One such shattered dream captured by the words of Kalai Kaadhalan in this poem. Jaadhagam – My 41st poem.. Check mate has an all new meaning today! Image from here. ஜாதகம் விண்மீன்கள் விளையாட.. இடம் ஒன்று.. இதுதானோ? […]

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[6 Mar 2011 | 7 Comments | ]
Our India

When our mother land is dwindling away by corruption… when citizens are feeling let down by leaders.. this poem instills faith that change is possible and we have done it in the past.. India, which was once crawling in poverty.. stood up to rewrite history.. And we can do it again! Inspired by India Poised […]

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[27 Feb 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Dolphins

Dolphins are a joy to watch! Even a sad & a heavy heart will lighten on watching these joyful creatures.. Dolphins – My 39th poem.. Image from here. Dolphin மீனே.. Dolphin மீனே.. சுமையை நெஞ்சில் சுமந்தது நானே.. நீல கடலை பார்த்து பார்த்து.. நீள நினைப்பை வளர்த்தேன் நானே.. Dolphin மீனே… Dolphin மீனே.. மாயை போல் வந்தது நீனே.. துள்ளி குதித்து ஓடி […]

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[20 Feb 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
AaLavaruvaan

Beaten and bruised.. Today he is lost! But he will be back.. and back so strongly.. to stamp his authority on this earth! – AaLavaruvaan! – My 38th Poem. (Inspired by a LoTR poem) Image from here. ஆள வருவான்! தேடும் துறவி துலைத்தவன் இல்லை.. தங்கம் என்றும் மின்னுவதில்லை.. கதிரவன் இரவில் உதிப்பதில்லை.. தோல்வி என்றும் நிரந்தரம் இல்லை.. பூமியை பொழந்து எழுந்து […]

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[12 Feb 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Marriage Games

Nalangu ViLaiyaadal Continuing my poem series on wedding.. “Nalangu” ritual in marriages.. is a fun time when games are played between the bride and the groom. Image from here. The bride & groom are sitting opposite to each other. The bride is holding the mirror facing herself and asks the groom to comb his hair […]

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[6 Feb 2011 | 8 Comments | ]
Kanna

Kanna.. A small kid in the family is a source of joy & enthusiasm.. Also an inspiration for poetry.. My 36th Poem.. A short poem for a new born kid.. Image from here. கண்ணா கோப்பர்னிக்கஸ்ஸின் கண்டுபிடிப்பு தவறுடா கண்ணா… கோப்பர்னிக்கஸ்ஸின் கண்டுபிடிப்பு தவறுடா கண்ணா… சூரிய சந்திர நக்ஷத்திரங்கள்.. இனி உன்னையே சுற்றி வரும்.. யாழ் வீணை குழலெல்லாம்.. இனி தேவையா கண்ணா.. யாழ் […]

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[30 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Kural Kaekudhu

Kalai kaadhalan (The lover of art) hears a strange sound.. The sound of Thirukkural – the lengendary 4th century BC poem – asking for rebirth & acceptance.. This poem, addressed to Valluvar, brings out the pain in kalai kaadhalan’s heart about the sorry state of the great literature.. But the poem ends on high note […]

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[22 Jan 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Iruttu – The darkness

Brightness is often glorified everywhere.. In society.. literature, spirituality.. etc.. My 34th poem gives darkness its due credit 🙂 Image found here. இருட்டு ====== பார்க்க முடியாதவன் நான்.. கேட்க இயலாதவன் நான்.. ஐம்புலன்களும் அறியாத.. மாயா ஜாலம் நான்.. இடுக்கில் இருப்பவன் நான்.. காட்டையே மறைப்பவன் நான்.. அறியாமையில் மிதக்கும் மனதில்.. முரட்டு இருட்டு நான்.. ஆகாயத்தின் மேலே நான்.. சமுதிரத்தின் கீழே நான்.. திருடனையே திருட […]

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[15 Jan 2011 | 9 Comments | ]
Iraivaa

Man.. in his lifetime, tries his best to reconcile the existence of a super natural force.. A force, which some call GOD.. This seemingly contradictory force called leaves him with more questions than answers… After tussling with the inexplicable differences.. suffering from inequalities.. taking a beating with realities of life.. just when he is on […]

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[8 Jan 2011 | 16 Comments | ]
Oyvatra thaedal

A woman, who is content with her single life, one day realizes that she needs a pillar of strength.. She goes in search of her “dream man”, as she races against time given by world realities.. only to realize that search wasnt successful.. “Oyvatra Thaedal” – An unending search – My 32nd poem – An […]

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[1 Jan 2011 | 11 Comments | ]
Mazhaiyin Magizhchi

Kalai kaadhalan asks the rain – Why are you so happy? The rain asks him back, if there should be a reason for happiness.. And says, that the smile it brings on people by crying itself is its true happiness! My 31st poem attempts to capture the happiness of rain – both figuratively and philosophically! […]

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[26 Dec 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Mana Osai

An expression of my unexpressable love to my dream lady.. The Kalai Azhagi – The artistic beauty! The reveraberations of my heart are captured in my 30th poem, which is a 4 liner, aptly titled – Mana Osai (Sounds from the heart!) மன ஓசை உன் தமிழில்.. மறக்கிறேன்.. என் தமிழில்.. மறைக்கிறேன்.. நம் தமிழுக்காக.. மரிக்கிறேன்.. கலை அழகி… […]

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[19 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]
Kalai Azhagi

This poem describes goddess Saraswathi.. This 29th poem of mine is my first attempt in devotional genre.. கலை அழகி மாணிக்க வீணையை பிடித்து.. வேத வேதாந்தங்களை படித்து.. வெள்ளை தாமரையில் அமர்ந்து.. புன்னகையின் பொன்னகை அணிந்திருந்தாள்.. உவமை இல்லா கலை அழகி.. ஞான விளக்கை ஏற்றிவைத்து.. ஆர்வத்தை ஊக்குவித்து.. கல்லாததை உணரவைத்து.. கலை அழகில் மகிழச்சைதாள்.. இறக்கம் உள்ள கலை அழகி கலையிலும் சிலையிலும்.. சப்தஸ்வரங்களிலும்.. காவியத்திலும்.. ஓவியத்திலும்.. ராக தாள பாவத்திலும்.. […]

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[11 Dec 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
A aa e ee

Hi All, Shouting out aloud.. the sounds of a new language.. Memorizing strange sounds which you hear for the first time in life.. Poems and songs have been written in the past to help kids learn. My 28th poem is a humble attempt in the same direction. It based on Avvaiyar’s Aathichudi and a kannada song […]

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[5 Dec 2010 | 7 Comments | ]
பனி மழை பொழிகிறது

பனி மழை பொழிகிறது My first experience of snow.. My 27th poem attempts to capture the beauty amidst the snow flood which brought the city to standstill.. பனி மழை பொழிகிறது பார்வதியுடன் கோவம் கொண்டவன்.. பஞ்சு மெத்தையை கிழித்து எறிந்தானோ.. நெற்றிகண் திறந்து எரிமலையானவன் பனிமலை ஒன்றை எட்டி உதைத்தானோ கண் காணும் தூரம் வரை வெள்ளை மட்டும் தான் தெரிகிறது.. பனித் துளிகளின் ராட்சச படையோ.. மூலை முடுக்கிலும் […]

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[28 Nov 2010 | 10 Comments | ]
பாதை மறந்த பேதை

A woman trusts her entire existence to spend a night with a man, only to realize that he is a loser. The pains of young woman, who has forgotten her roots.. Succinctly captured in my 26th poem.. பாதை மறந்த பேதை தடையை மறைத்தது மோஹம் அவளை மயக்கியது தாகம் விவேகம் இல்லாத ஒரு வேகம் காதலியை வென்றது காமம் சம்மதம் சொன்னது பார்வை முத்துக்களாய் மின்னும் […]

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[21 Nov 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Kalinga Yuddham

Hi all.. This is my 25th poem and it is based on an extremely influencial moment in the history of World Civilization.. The Kalinga War!  The war took place in 260 BC between the great Mauriyan King, Ashoka and the king of Kalinga – the modern day Orissa! This was on of the greatest invasion […]

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[13 Nov 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
Laptop KanavugaL

Hi All.. This is my 24th poem and this time it is based on an interesting song..�In the movie “Parthiban Kanavu”, there is a song called “Alan Kuyil.. Koovum Rail..” The beauty of the song is that.. it is in the form of a question and answers The hero suggests a word.. And heroine sings […]

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[6 Nov 2010 | 7 Comments | ]

Hi All, This is my 23rd poem. The poem is on the topic – Muyarchi, which means effort. Muyarchi Akkarai-yudan muyarchi saidhaal.. kurudanum oviyam varaiyalaam sevudanum isai amaikalaam Unarvu poorvamaai muyarchi saidhaal.. Kaal illaamalum nardhanam aadalaam… Kai illaamalum kavidhai yezhudhalaam.. Noor mile kalai payaNathil Oru oru adiyum vidaa muyarchi.. Akhila brahmaanda kalai ulagathil.. siru siru […]