(Andhra Pradesh)

Potlapalli Srinivas Rao (born 27-01-1960) is in a Govt. job working as Sub Registrar. He has to his credit four books of poetry. His famous books are (i) Chatanya Gulaabeelu (poems) & (ii) Moodokannu (poems).  He was honoured as a Best Poet by TNGO's Recreation Club, Warangal (1989-90), A1 Talent Award (2001).
Address : 1-402, Rukmini Sadan, Chanukyapuri, Bheemaram, Hanamkonda, Dist. Warangal-506015 (Andhra Pradesh)
Phone : 0870-2439443 (O), Mobile : +9849254078

  A Cleaved Song
A poems by
Potlapally Srinivas Rao

Going there means…
Separating the child from the mother
Pulling out the plant from its foundation
New place, new vision….
Away from parents….
A poetical composition for tears
Plants……. as plants
Plants……. as pieces
By the time you gain a relief of settlement
Again a split, a torment
Yes! Again…and again
Same, good old song !
For these cleaved bodies,
No permanent address!
For a flowing song, you find
No second name!
Rewrite the scriptures!
Seed she is.
Field also……………!
(Translated by : Lanka Siva Rama Prasad).