My World in Fifty Words
Meet Govind Ramakrishnan
He is a high school student at Trinity School in New York. He is the founder of a non-profit organization: Youth Against Sexual Assault (YASA). He is a contributing writer to Opus Media, one of UK’s leading publishing and media companies.
Govind writes a mix of free verse, haiku, senryu, and tanka poetry. His poems have been published on two popular websites: poemhunter.com as well as hellopoetry.com. He has penned over 400 poems to date. His haiku poems have also been featured in the prominent english haiku journal: ‘Presence’.
Govind has worked at the Agastya International Foundation in Kuppam, India. In the summer of 2016, he conducted a poetry workshop at Agastya for the village children on how to write haiku and tanka poetry.
In his spare time, he plays table tennis, learns meditation at the Art of Living and practices kickboxing and shaolin kung fu.
YASA Partners With Breakthrough
We are excited to announce that as of the beginning of August, YASA will be officially partnering with the Breakthrough organization. All of the money from the sale of his book “My World in Fifty Words” will go directly to fund some of our projects. We are excited and look forward to combating issues of gender violence and discrimination together!
Check out more from Govind
Lens Of Gender
(a poem by Govind Ramakrishnan)