NP Recommends #5 – Best of Poetry

We hope you have been safe and sound at home over the last few days. In this time of isolation, we thought we could help you focus on the positives. So this week in our segment, NP Recommends, we have explored some beautiful poetry published by our Indie Authors. Here is a list of eBooks to get cosy in your couch with.

Time to get comfy with your kindles.


Petit à Petit

Ambica Uppal

Petit à Petit is a collection of simple and inspiring poetry that motivates one to dream and change the narrative of their lives. It assures you that tomorrow will be a better day and encourages you to realise your potential and achieve your aspirations. Petit à Petit is centred on themes like self-love, self-confidence and taking life into your own hands.

No matter how far-away and impossible your dreams seem, don’t be afraid to reach for them. Click here to read.


Bleak Hope

Anwesa Chaudhury

Bleak Hope is a collection of poetry written by a teenager. From the eyes of a present-day teenager, the world seems to be bleak. Death, conflict, destruction of the environment, unnecessary wars, and the suffering of children seem to be the order of the day. While the poems depict despair, suffering, and cruelty, they are also about hope, love, and new beginnings. Click here to read.


Tefeloney Undulations

Yusuf Tyebkhan

Tefeloney Undulations is a collection of 43 poems, a short story, a play, and quotes by the author. It resonates with powerful, passionate and intense array of thoughts, ideas, feelings, and emotions of the poet regarding human conditions and relationships. Click here to read.


Bittersweet Memories

Parul Nigam

Bittersweet Memories is a collection of quotes, micro poems and prose by Parul Nigam. It includes pain, angst and so much love coming straight from the heart of an 18-year-old girl. The book is a refuge for the restless souls out there who are constantly battling with society and with themselves. This debut is a ray of hope for the people who feel that overcoming their past is impossible. It is a reminder that no matter how bad you’ve been hurt, there’s always light waiting for you to reach the end of the tunnel. Click here to read.


Musings over Malt

Rudra Prosad Daw

They say it’s better to fail in love than to never fall in love. The author is a true Cancerian, with an insatiable appetite for love, who has failed twice but is relentless in his quest for a lifetime partner in laziness and craziness. These poems delve into the journey that started with him going down on his knees on a hot June evening to a cold breakup on a warm March night. Musings over Malt is an attempt to come to terms with what could have been but thankfully wasn’t. It’s also a promise to fall in love and give happiness another shot!

These poems are straight from the heart and, at times, needed a nudge from glasses of single malt to ensure only the purest and most heartfelt emotions were captured for the readers. The photos—all clicked by yours truly—are a window to what the heart was visualizing at that juncture. Click here to read.


We hope you enjoyed the list! Catch you next Monday to explore more books!


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