Who is Kamala Das

Kamala Surayya (born Kamala; 31 March 1934 – 31 May 2009), popularly known by her one-time pen name Madhavikutty and married name Kamala Das, was an Indian poet in English as well as an author in Malayalam from Kerala, India. Her popularity in Kerala is based chiefly on her short stories and autobiography, while her oeuvre in English, written under the name Kamala Das, is noted for the poems and explicit autobiography. She was also a widely read columnist and wrote on diverse topics including women's issues, child care, politics, etc. Her liberal treatment of female sexuality, marked her as an iconoclast in popular culture of her generation. On 31 May 2009, aged 75, she died at Jehangir Hospital in Pune.

Early life & Childhood

Kamala Das was born in Punnayurkula...
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Kamala Das Poems

  • My Grandmother's House
    There is a house now far away where once
    I received love....... That woman died,
    The house withdrew into silence, snakes moved
    Among books, I was then too young...
  • An Introduction
    I don't know politics but I know the names
    Of those in power, and can repeat them like
    Days of week, or names of months, beginning with Nehru.
    I amIndian, very brown, born inMalabar,...
  • Annette
    Annette,
    At the dresser.
    Pale fingers over mirror-fields
    Reaping...
  • Punishment In Kindergarten
    Today the world is a little more my own.
    No need to remember the pain
    A blue-frocked woman caused, throwing
    Words at me like pots and pans, to drain...
  • Winter
    It smelt of new rains and of tender
    Shoots of plants- and its warmth was the warmth
    Of earth groping for roots... even my
    Soul, I thought, must send its roots somewhere...
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Top 10 most used topics by Kamala Das

I Love You 15 Love 15 Body 7 Mind 7 Woman 7 Summer 7 Hair 7 Sun 6 Lonely 5 Soul 5


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Foxnews: kamala harris ripped for claiming government's hurricane ian relief will prioritize ‘communities of color’
Realdailywire: kamala: "the united states shares a very important relationship, which is an alliance with the republic of north korea."
Cawthornfornc: kamala owes an apology to every single korean war veteran. what an utter disgrace.
Scrowder: kamala calls north korea our ally. this is what happens when you get a vice president who slept her way to the top.
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nishita : she is really a good poet at that time and her poems was also so meaningful positivity

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The sunshine seeks my little room
To tell me Paris streets are gay;
That children cry the lily bloom
All up and down the leafy way;
That half the town is mad with May,
With flame of flag and boom of bell:
For Carnival is King to-day;
So pen and page, awhile farewell.
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