We are a species fueled by obsessions. Every human achievement, and every infamy, is the result of an obsession that tormented, possessed and consumed. This is a selection of poetry about solitude and other obsessions that have distracted, driven, destroyed and / or defined us. Spanning genres, styles, emotions, time & place, these works by a collective of 5 poets are a glimpse into the obsessions that have become us.
COVER – It is a blend of different colours just like our minds and a peacock feather denoting solitude and other obsessions.
TITLE – once you finish reading the book the title is really apt.
This book has been compiled by 5 poets and an artist. Each section touches different parts of memories and subjects. Themes keep varying from life to nature, human relations. Every poets work starts with a small quote by personalities followed by an intricate artwork. The poems vary in length. All of the poems have been written beautifully and one can definitely relate to them.
FAVOURITE POEM – Captured moments.
Uma captures every poem with words simple and transparency of it’s beauty is seen. the poems are based on her army life. Mostly long poems.
FAVOURITE POEM- tue, but strange, revival, still dreaming.
writes about life, inner dreams. consisting of description with less words. felt unique. length varies from small to long.
FAVOURITE POEM – truly,yours, lone warrior.
she writes about feminism and love.
DR. Shruti –
FAVOURITE POEM- all of them.
she writes about today’s generation. most of us could relate to these. About pictures todays world.
SAURIN- all the poems written by him are written eloquently. about regrets and love.
SHRIPAD- his artwork elated each section and gave a deeper meaning to all of the poems. The artwork definitely makes you think about whats beneath. The artwork is poetry itself. It speaks volume.
OVERALL – the collection is brilliant in the times of mediocre poetry. one should deifnitely go for this book you will not be disappointed.