Indian poetry
Indian poetry and Indian literature in general, has a long history dating back to Vedic times. They were written in various Indian languages such as Vedic Sanskrit, Classical Sanskrit, Oriya, Tamil, K...
Kavi Bhushan
Kavi Bhushan (c. 1613-1712) was an Indian poet in the courts of the Bundeli king Chhatrasal and the Maratha king Shivaji. He mainly wrote in Brajbhasha interspersed with words from Sanskrit, Arabic an...
Sri Aurobindo
Sri Aurobindo (Sri Ôrobindo), (15 August 1872 – 5 December 1950), born Aurobindo Ghose, was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. He joined the Indian movement for independenc...
Beastly Tales
Beastly Tales is a 1991 collection of ten fables in poetry written by Vikram Seth (UK ISBN 978-0-7538-1034-7, also US ISBN 978-0-7538-0774-3).Its full title is Beastly Tales from Here and There and, ...
Chharpatra
Chharpatra (1948) is a Bengali book of poems written by Sukanta Bhattacharya. Sukanta wrote the poems of this book from 1943–1947. He died at the age of 21 and this book was published few days before ...
Sons of Martha
The Sons of Martha is a poem written by Rudyard Kipling. It is inspired by the biblical story of Mary and Martha as told in Luke 10:38–42. It celebrates the careful work done by workers and builders ...
Faqir Abdul Raheem Garhori
Shaikh Abdul Raheem Garhori (Sindhi: شيخ عبد الرحيم) was a sufi Saint and Poet of the Sindh. Shaikh Abdul Raheem Garhori belonged to the Mangrio-tribe and his father's name was Sadullah Mangrio.
The White Man's Burden
"The White Man's Burden" is a poem by the English poet Rudyard Kipling.It was originally published in the popular magazine McClure's in 1899, with the subtitle The United States and the Philippine Isl...
Var (poetry)
Var is a type of Punjabi poem. They were used by many poets including Amir Khusro and Bhai Gurdas.
It has connected stanzas.
Assamese poetry
Assamese poetry is poetry in Assamese language. It borrows many themes from Sanskrit literature, and is mainly devotional in tone. The origins of Assamese poetry are considered to have taken place in ...
Indian epic poetry
Indian epic poetry is the epic poetry written in the Indian subcontinent, traditionally called Kavya (or Kāvya; Sanskrit: काव्य, IAST: kāvyá). The Ramayana and Mahabharata, originally composed in Sans...
Aattakatha
Aattakatha may refer to:
Submarines (poem)
"Submarines" is a poem written by Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), and set to music by the English composer Edward Elgar in 1917, as the third of a set of four war-related songs on nautical subjects for w...
The Lowestoft Boat
"The Lowestoft Boat" is a poem written by Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), and set to music by the English composer Edward Elgar in 1917, as the first of a set of four war-related songs on nautical subjec...
Basavarajavijaya
It is written by shadaksharadeva of 17 C. The book narrates the life story of Basavanna and the sharanas.The book is written in champu style and it is the last of the champu tradition started by pampa...
Geet (song)
Geet (Song or Lyrical poetry) (hindi:गीत) (urdu:گیت) in Hindi and in Urdu may refer to any poem set to music that can be sung alone or as a duet or in chorus. It has remained popular in all parts of ...
Brihatkatha
Brihatkatha, literally meaning the big (vrihat) story (katha), is an ancient Indian epic written in a form of Prakrit whose originals has not been found, and a great many classic Indian fables like th...
Malayalam poetry
There are two types of meters used in Malayalam poetry, the classical Sanskrit based and Tamil based ones.
Sanskrit meters are primarily based on trisyllabic feet. The short sound is called a lagh...
Father, Wake Us In Passing
"Father, Wake Us In Passing", is an internationally acclaimed poem by the award winning Indian English poet Gopi Kottoor. The poem is a unique work of art, peerless in its genre in modern Indian liter...
Astakam
The term ashtakam (Sanskrit: अष्टकम् aṣṭakam), also often written astakam, is derived from the Sanskrit word aṣṭā, meaning "eight". In context of poetic compositions, 'ashtakam' refers to a partic...
Poetry Chain
Poetry Chain is a popular English poetry journal of India, presently being published quarterly from Thiruvananthapuram. The internationally renowned Indian English poet Gopi Kottoor is its founder edi...