Ponder Awhile by Mohit Misra – Review

Ponder Awhile by Mohit Misra… Well, the poet is just suggesting we all must give some minutes to ponder. What? Ponder about what? That you will know this once you start reading this poetry collection. I read this book almost a week ago. As its title suggests, I actually immersed myself in the pool of thoughts to Ponder Awhile before I could write something about this book. This book left an ever-lasting impression on me. Mohit Misra’s short poems profess

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Dewdrop and Banyan Tree by Ramachandran Rajasekharan – Book review

Poetry is the sweetness that can turn your summers into pleasant memories. It can also render the pleasant heatwave that may surround your winter bed with a lovely atmosphere. In short, what I mean by these enthusiastic analogies is that poetry is charming. Poetry has the power to make you feel happy and jolly, doesn’t matter what mood you have been in before. Poetry is powerful. I enjoy reading poetry more than anything else. It has many reasons. The first

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Help Baby Walrus by Ilia Tversky – Review

Though I have all the years on my back and the long list of books I have finished reading in those years always lingering to remind the hell of a reader I have been, my fascination with poetry is known to all! This passion for poetry has taken me to different lanes of literature, across the languages and across the lands of the world. I have admired Indian poetry written in various languages and also British, American, Spanish and Irish

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13 Untitled and Weird Poems by Alok Mishra: Review

“Ombrey  to  multi-million poker  evolution is real.  Death by hunger  to  more death by more hunger  revolution was never real.”  Writes Alok Mishra as poem number 9 in his latest poetry collection published in the year 2018, 13 Untitled and Weird Poems. This poem answers many questions and raises as many at the same time – evening the odd which is created, instantly. Moreover, this poem also gives us something as solace – poetry is not yet ditched in India.

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The Lonely Drummer and Other Poems – Review

The Lonely Drummer and Other Poems is a collection of 35 poems by the poet, or rather a new poet who has just made his official debut, Abhishek Goswami. The collection is fresh and it reflects the sentiments of the modern society which is often fragmented and in pieces rather than being a whole or complete. Most of the poems convey the idea of hopelessness and emptiness while some of them are also there which do the balancing act –

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An Apology for Shakespeare

An Apology for Shakespeare is a collection of poems written by S A Joseph, a popular poet from Kerala and also an acclaimed and experienced academician. S A Joseph has been writing poems for long (off the writing field, unofficially) and he finally decided to come up with his maiden poetry anthology but to make it even serious and ascribe a certain purpose to it, the poet made it ‘a defence of poetry’ in verse and rhyme. The poems in

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