Poetry is something spiritual and comes from the heart – Balaraman Sriram
INTERVIEW WITH BALARAMAN SRIRAM
CONTRIBUTING POET OF JEREMIAD OF HEARTS
A short and sweet introduction of yourself. *
A technocrat who found his rational mind fried up took to arts in 2017 for relaxation. I got introduced to music and composition by counter point music academy run by Varun Babbar in Pune. An engineer by profession, I am married with 2 children and live now in Chennai and work in the software Industry.
When did you first start writing? *
2017 I scratched the surface
Do you remember what you wrote first? *
As part of my training i wrote some observations on objects around me
How did you get interested in writing? *
Fried my left Brain so what was left i started to use
Who or what has been inspiration? *
Varun Babbar of Counterpoint a lead guitarist, song writer , quote writer and an awesome teacher
Who are your favorite authors/poets? Why? *
Always enjoyed lyrics but never bothered to note down the author/ composer. It is always the singer who gets maximum credit
How do you feel when you write? *
Motivated or inspired. Sometimes when I start hand seems to type automatically. Cannot stop until you pen down what you wanted. Many times what comes out is not exactly what I intended but comes out well
What are your other hobbies? *
Listening to music, watching good movies
How did you feel when you got your selection mail? *
What do you think about poetry? *
Poetry is something spiritual and comes from the heart. You can’t teach poetry but one can learn if he wants to passionately.
Do you think rhymes are important for poems? Why so? *
Rhymes give a smoother flow and makes it easy to read not mandatory though
A few words for your readers? *
Keep writing, discover your self, you will be surprised at what your innermost thoughts reveal about you.
What do you wish to say to budding writers? *
There is no budding just keep writing. No one knows which flower blooms when
Thank you for your valuable time. Hope you had a nice time answering us. All the best for your future endeavors.
Thank you. It was a thoughtful questionnaire. Enjoyed answering them