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10 Classic Poems about Rain Everyone Should Read
Poets have often been drawn to the harsh weather of wind and rain, either to celebrate it as a force of nature or to lament its ubiquity at least in the British Isles! Here are ten of the very best poems about rain and stormy weather. However, the words to the song may be from earlier, probably from the Middle Ages. The original spelling of the poem, as it appears in a Tudor manuscript, runs:. Westron wynde, when wyll thow blow The smalle rayne downe can rayne?
Satchidanandan is a leading Indian poet writing in Malayalam, his mother tongue. He was born in Pullut, a village in the Thrissur region of Kerala, and has been living in Delhi since , visiting Kerala often. He completed a Masters in English at the University of Kerala and his doctorate in post-structuralist literary theory at the University of Calicut. From until , he was Secretary of the Akademi. Beginning in the late s, Satchidanandan's poetic career has crossed half a century.
Translated by Aditya Shankar. A poem that is able to mend its language and meaning, and blend into the issues of our time will break the barriers of language eventually. In fact, as a translator, I believe it becomes the need of other languages to grow and adapt to the new shapes of meaning that a poem carves for itself. Also, the scope of this translation series is limited to a sample size and do not encompass the entire spectrum of contemporary Malayalam poetry. Every notable poet manages to continually reinvent his poetic landscape and the poets featured in this series are no exception. If I manage to hang on till the sun descends at Kunnukuzhi , not just the bum and flanks, but sight, memory, slate and cane turns green as well. Countless long days hung on from Gundukadu colony to Varambassery butchery.