Book Review: Lost City Symphony By Indrajit Bose

Old Cameos In the long verandahAt the top left landingOf the wooden staircase,You will find them waiting. Grandfather in singlets and shorts:Beaming toothlessly;Great-grandfather in alpaca coat,Frowning majestically. The lady by a Chinese vase,So like a Ravi Varma painting,Is Great-uncle’s first wifeWho died in childbirth. And those three studiousLadies are your aunts,Pramila, Urmila, Nirmala,Proud university graduates.…

Poetry Review- Growing Up by Ruhee Advani

Blurb: Growing Up is a collection of poems that the author wrote during her growing years, her years of adolescence. As such they reflect all the agony and ecstasy of growing up. The pain and pleasure, joy and confusion, light and darkness of the teenage years are beautifully and poignantly expressed in this collection of…