Book review of love & longings by Sumana Bhattacharya.
A handful of poems that stem from my experiences of love, fulfilled and unfulfilled, and so many things that touched me, eluded me, as I walked along. For me, writing is about feeling, and I hope you feel what I felt when I wrote these poems. These poems are about love and longings, being brave enough to love even though we may lose.
Whoa, what lines!!! A Stirrer to the very core. I was breathing and living before this one, but if truth be told, this one makes me realise how much emotional quotient the heart really holds…
Twenty six poems or should I say 26 jewels speaking about love, fulfilled and unfilled and everything beyond make up this collection. The writer has managed to portray her undiluted, cathartic feelings of love, break up and finding it back again whilst walking on the unusual, unpredictable paths of life. Her style of writing is fresh, encapsulating emotions which are otherwise sought often but have never been put forward in this manner ever. There is an aura of an unsaid magnetism she paints and expresses through her words which is sure to grip your thoughts and hold on to them for a long time even after you put it down.
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Think nostalgia but in a coming of age sorts. An ensemble of love, longing, loneliness in a soul stirring saudade, yet one which promises to lead onto the bridge towards a hopefulness in the latter part , love longings is all about those little peals of emotions that are tiny, yet present in a magnificent avatar in our lives. The ones we experience, yet are sometimes reluctant to acknowledge, the ones which are delicate yet are the stellar pillars of our emotional existence.
It feels as if the writer has got those larger than life characters out of those old fable books, but with a purpose behind doing so.
To sprinkle, to recreate them, yet keeping them similar in essence, whilst making us believe in all those things nostalgic yet soooo endearingly, achingly closer to our heart and the deepest of our emotions.
Pick up this one if you want to get back to experiencing life and its myriad of emotions. A sure roller coaster to pursue.
So go and grab your copy and give those delicate emotions a stroller, a breather from the daily paucities of life.
5 Books to read if you like reading poetries on Love & Longing
- Rumi: The Book of Love: Poems Of Ecstasy and Longing by Rumi, Translated by Coleman Banks
- Love Poems of Lord Byron by Lord Byron
- Love Poems by Pablo Neruda
- Felicity by Mary Oliver
- Haruko/Love Poems by June Jordan
Pick the book if
- You love reading Poetries
- You love reading poetries on Love & Longing
Skip the book if
- You don’t like reading Poetries
- You don’t like reading poetries on Love & Longing
15 years and above
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