Who is Siva MahendranDr. Siva Mahendran is a self-employed professionally qualified counsellor, a workplace literacy trainer and adult educator for the Workforce Singapore (WSG), and is also a Sessional English lecturer in an Australian university, based in Singapore, since mid-2015. He has been in the education field since the early 1980s and had taught in primary and secondary schools, private colleges and tertiary institutions for over 35 years. He has also been counselling and giving talks and workshops on socio-emotional matters to children, youth and adults from all walks of life, on an ad hoc basis, in schools, private establishments, the Singapore Indian Association (where he was a locum counsellor from 2000 to 2004), and has run counselling courses up to Masters level in various private colleges and t...
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Siva Mahendran Poems
- Mother Is Love Personified!
The temple of God is not greater than a mother
One is blind who forgets his mother
In obeying my mother’s advice
I remain trapped in her love ...
- Deepavali On Serangoon Road
Bright and beautiful are the lights
Up above the roads on both ends
People flock in great numbers
Here and there many shoppers ...
- Let Bygones Be Bygones
Problems fleetingly come and go
Never can one be free from them
In good times and bad times
They shouldn’t define our life-flow ...
- A Legend Gone Forever
A great singer in perpetual slumber
No more can we hear him forever
The golden voice of yesteryears
Singing in many Indian languages ...
- Crossing Over
Surrounded by a void I barely lie
Waiting for something to happen
Don’t know what it is yet though
It’s cold and dark everywhere so ...