Articles by Usha Roopnarain

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Are You Awake?
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Oct 2021

Victimization, persecution, corruption, detestation,
Deforestation, degradation, alienation.
Are you awake? Governed by distractions,
Make a distinction, to stop these factions.

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Pink Hibiscus
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Oct 2021

The hibiscus sturdy and tall,
the sweet fragrance of  the pink blossoms,
epitomizing romantic love,

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Ode to a Dove
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Oct 2021

Everyday, a gentle dove comes  to visit.
he perches his head and stares at me.
Trying to give me a message.

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Live Now
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Sep 2021

Out of your entire life give just one moment!
All of your life that has gone past,
all to come after it, – so you know it won’t last,

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White Lily
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Sep 2021

While the snow white lily creates sheer delight,
with her innocence and her beauty so bright.

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Merrygolds
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Sep 2021

O marigolds your beauty is simple
yellow petals from a seed,
who would have thought?

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Accepting the Seasons of Life
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Sep 2021

Celebrating Spring in South Africa

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The Orange Orchid
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Aug 2021

An orange orchid silently blooms
On bare roots, forgotten but has its own perfume.
The colorful buds emerge, like little orange balloons

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For Cat Lovers
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Aug 2021

She looks at me with those big green eyeballs
A type of snowy beard to match the emerald eyes.
No one owns her!
No one knows her name!

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The Berg
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Aug 2021

The mountains stand tall
Yet look so small,
Somewhere the birds call.

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Stringing a Garland
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Aug 2021

I sit mesmerized, as I thread each delicate flower
The petals are perfectly arranged from a dew`s shower.
It is true that only God can use His power
To create such beauty imprinted in every flower.

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O` Buck Moon
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Aug 2021

In your orange light I look at you.
Silently drawn to your beauty,
Unfolding the auburn light, as the young deer grows his antlers.

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And Then God Listened (South Africa)
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Jul 2021

23 Jul 2021 –
The past week has been melancholic
Anger, fear, panic has ceased.

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A City in Agony
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Jul 2021

A giant wave has crushed us
Sounds of gun shots, bombs exploding and helicopters circulating.

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Feel Her Beauty
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Jul 2021

Poem inspired by the Giriraj Govardhan Hill near Vrindavan in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Said the Enchantress
Dr Usha Roopnarain - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Jul 2021

Don’t open the cupboard, she said to me.
There’s something I don’t want you to see.
Special potions and pills for him.

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The Basket of Light
Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Jun 2021

She walks with a basket on her head
Smiling, but her basket is empty, although she carries the king of thermal energy
Luminating galactic, she does not realise this dispensary of light
O! if only she knows, he shines heavenly so bright!

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Don’t Look Away
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Jun 2021

A world that profits from human slaughter!
It happens in plain sight,

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The Brutality of Hate: Stop Homophobia!
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Jun 2021

I wrote this poem after I read about Aubrey Boshoga a member of the LGBTQ community in South Africa. The community lives in fear and anxiety as crimes against their group goes unpunished. No life should be lost on the basis of discrimination and oppression on grounds of sex, gender and sexual orientation.

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