Nocturnal

Nocturnal
Nocturnal is a collection of words and imagery inspired by darkened skies and sleepless nights. it is a journey of healing and self-discovery whether love stays or leaves. it is dreaming with your eyes wide open while the rest of the world is hiding.


and when they ask me,
are you afraid of the dark?
i will remind them that
there’s nothing to fear
when the night is a reason
we can see how honest
everything shines
while the rest of the world
is hiding.

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Aawaz Do Hum Ek Hain

Aawaz Do Hum Ek Hain
आवाज़ दो हम एक हैं’ हिंदी में जां निसार अख़्तर की आज भी जवान शायरी की पहली मुकम्मल किताब है, जो उनके शायराना मिज़ाज और कलंदराना अंदाज़ से हिंदी के पाठकों को रूबरू कराएगी I उर्दू में प्रकाशित उनकी सभी 6 किताबों से ली गई चुनिंदा रचनाओं को संपादित कर यह संकलन तैयार किया गया है I लगभग आधी सदी पहले लिखी गई उनकी शायरी अपनी पूरी चमक के साथ मौजूद है, और हिंदी जगत को इस गौरव, ख़ुशी और उम्मीद के साथ समर्पित है कि यह अदब के एक बड़े फ़नकार का सही मायने में परिचय करा पाएगी I
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Sisters’ Entrance

Sisters
2015 World Poetry Slam Champion and Woman of the World co-Champion Emtithal “Emi” Mahmoud presents her hauntingly beautiful debut poetry collection.

Brimming with rage, sorrow, and resilience, this collection traverses an expansive terrain: genocide; diaspora; the guilt of surviving; racism and Islamophobia; the burdens of girlhood; the solace of sisterhood; the innocence of a first kiss.  Heart-wrenching and raw, defiant and empowering, Sisters’ Entrance explores how to speak the unspeakable. 
 
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Something Bright, Then Holes: Poems

Something Bright, Then Holes: Poems
These days
the world seems to split up
into those who need to dredge
and those who shrug their shoulders
and say, It’s just something
that happened.

While Maggie Nelson refers here to a polluted urban waterway, the Gowanus Canal, these words could just as easily describe Nelson’s incisive approach to desire, heartbreak, and emotional excavation in Something Bright, Then Holes. Whether writing from the debris-strewn shores of a contaminated canal or from the hospital room of a friend, Nelson charts each emotional landscape she encounters with unparalleled precision and empathy. Since its publication in 2007, the collection has proven itself to be both a record of a singular vision in the making as well as a timeless meditation on love, loss, and—perhaps most frightening of all—freedom.
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The Conference of the Birds

The Conference of the Birds
Considered by Rumi to be “the master” of Sufi mystic poetry, Attar is best known for this epic poem, a magnificent allegorical tale about the soul’s search for meaning. He recounts the perilous journey of the world’s birds to the faraway peaks of Mount Qaf in search of the mysterious Simorgh, their king. Attar’s beguiling anecdotes and humor intermingle the sublime with the mundane, the spiritual with the worldly, while his poem models the soul’s escape from the mind’s rational embrace.

Sholeh Wolpé re-creates for modern readers the beauty and timeless wisdom of the original Persian, in contemporary English verse and poetic prose.

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Veeransh: Veer KI Kalam Se

Veeransh: Veer KI Kalam Se
Veeransh is a book of Urdu/Hindustani poetry that puts forth powerful facets of human sensibility. Each poem makes one ponder over the inherent honesty that is often overlooked in the chaos of life. Artfully segregated into sher, ghazal, nazm and geet, Veeransh is an epitome of life, love and longing. You will not just connect to these poems, they have the ability to stay with you even after you are done reading them.
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High Poets Society II

High Poets Society II

High Poets Society II is the follow up to the bestselling debut release by B. Abbott, the Boston-based author known for his writings under the moniker of High Poets Society. This bold sequel highlights the characteristic rhyme and fluidity of Abbott’s previous work while offering a deeper exploration into his experiences with love and heartbreak. Each chapter presents a different approach to that all-encompassing question of how we seek out others and how we cope with the loss of them. Follow Abbott on his journey to unravel the messy web that is falling in and out of love.

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