Nanne Chodadeva, one of the most original minds in Telugu poetry, whose date could not be settled with certainty, must have faced a problem from people with an inadequate sense of poetry..
One Mountain, Many Forms
I would argue that the protagonist of Panditaradhya Caritra is not Mallikarjuna Pamdita, but the sacred mountain of Sri Parvata . He found the sacred mountain as the only solace that could bring diverse people together and lead them to a life, single minded and purpose driven.
When poetry ends in babbling
Palkuriki Somana (c.13th century), one of the tallest poets in Telugu, is an elder contemporary to Jalaluddin Rumi, a sufi poet from Persia and a younger contemporary to Saigyo, a monk-poet from Japan.