Summer is happy time. Vacations from school and colleges…no vile harsh winters to worry you. With nothing much to do in the scorching heat outside, it’s always a good idea to busy yourself with light poetry books over hardcore bulky novels. No restrictions from academics, this is the best time to explore your genuine interest with poetry books. Here are 5 poetry books by Indian authors to consider adding to your summer reading list.
Bells of Consciousness by Kumari Mini Yadav:
A refreshing read! A capable book of short poems that can ignite a sense of spiritual and mental wellness in your life. Each poem is assisted by a Guru saying and then a vivid illustration. The essence of the poems is far-reaching than your anticipation. This poetry will reinstate your faith in divine and cosmic power. If your life has ever been on tenterhooks, and you found yourself low on self-light, this book is for you. Rise and resurrect everything.
Melange by Dr Prakriti L Thapa:
Based on a gamut of human emotions and sentiments, it’s quite a dynamic read. It covers the range of emotions from being loved to heartbreak and clinging to hope to avoiding negative traits like being narcissism and liar. Just 21 poems in 30 pages, it can really make you wonder as how fast we can change with an emotion when the situation befalls on us.
The Purple Jacaranda and Other Poems by Ranjana Sharan Sinha:
The Purple Jacaranda and Other Poems by Ranjana Sharan Sinha is a delightful collection of poems that take us through the various moods and observations of the poet. This collection is poignant in making readers emotional and they will be able to relate their everyday life through the facets of poems. Major themes presented in the book are vagaries of life, despair, memories, childhood, hope and resurrection, plight and exploitation of women, love, and dark themes like death and hollowness, and more.
Contemporary Reflections by Alka Vasudeva:
It’s an interesting book of poems. It is fun and light read. Alka used her poetry as a relevant medium to express her views on a gamut of subjects. In the collection, nothing is rigid or in the ossified pattern of thoughts – it is like sea waves – rising and ebbing.
The poet managed to paint many themes and moods brilliantly such as beauty, despair, momentum of life, impulse of heart and so on. What thumps in the heart of a poet, is evident through the poems of different relics and significance. Alka’s informal way of expressing her contemporary world makes her poetry easy to relish. Igniting yet soothing!
Rise from Your Ashes by Sangeeta Gupta:
The title ‘Rise from Your Ashes’ by Sangeeta Gupta is a daring collection of poems that are highly inspirational and motivational. Its vista of wisdom spans across many evident themes like rise up, never give up, courage, agility, temerity, boldness, and much more. Bursting with elegance, heartache, and harsh truth, the collection is about making you a comeback in your life after fiasco or some devastation.