“Poetry is the play of right words with some of the most in-describable emotions, while poets are those players who plays with the beautiful words and makes way to compose these heart touching and soulful poems for us!”
Reviewing this amazing bi-lingual poetry collection book, “Ghaas Ke Badal” by Author-Poet Nehal has been a very satisfying experience to me since I too started my writing journey as a poet. And now whenever I get a chance to review a poetry collection book, I not only enjoy reading these new and expressive poems, where the Poet conveys some unheard messages through their words, but also I get the opportunity to learn something new regarding the composition of poetry, each time!
About the Author: Author Nehal keeps interest in literature and her experience in television writing has helped her a lot to nurture and explore the curiosity behind the device called human mind. Philosophy is the zone where the author finds herself always attracted to and she strongly feels we are all accidentally here on earth. She believes that, all we can do for each other is comfort the wounds by expanding our visions through various medium that we come across to, it can be our own experience, or knowing the experience of others, finding little bit of truth everywhere, and binding it to the refined consciousness, together we shall heal the world.
Book’s Theme & Introduction: Poetry – This bi-lingual book, Ghaas Ke Badal is having an amazing collection of poems as well as prose, throwing light upon the various emotions that one faces. The book is a combination of poem and prose, written in both English as well as in Hindi languages. One led to another and in a way, this book is a cathartic process of one’s heart and mind, which the readers will find is not limited to one person but the collective consciousness of humankind. The book consists of numerous poems and proses, one after another along with beautiful illustrations in several of the chapters!
Although, this is the debut book of the author, the readers would not deny in any way that the writing of the author seems to be deeply expressive in this book. Being a bi-lingual title, this poetry & prose collection book is unique within its enriched vocabularies and presentation, travelling deep and dense into the emotions of readers leaving a long lasting impact. Trying to understand human emotions and feelings as a form of art, Author-Poet Nehal tries to look deeply into every raw emotion that came to her through her book.
Book Title: The title, “Ghaas Ke Badal” is giving a very interesting impression and going through the poems & proses added in this book by the author, one can say that this title is certainly an appropriate one. Moreover, it is a very ‘Catchy Title’ and this is something, which makes the book even more interesting, as the title itself compels you as a poetry lover to pick up this book for a read. In this case, the title is giving a very interesting and emotional vibe so you would feel the urge to go inside the chapters and try to understand the Author’s expression of words!
In addition, I must mention that the title of this book is much “Justified” with regards to the poems in this book. Undoubtedly, it is a very apt for this poetry collection book and the Author had been extremely wise to go for this title.
Readers’ Connect: The way, Author had expressed herself with her well-versed poems in this poetry & prose collection book, “Ghaas Ke Badal” is something really incredible and is undoubtedly an enough reason for you to shift your focus towards his writings and give this book a chance. It is the poets, who plays the pivotal role in touching the inner cords of our emotions and making us believe and think the way their words intend to and Author-Poet, Nehal had done this job in an exceptionally top-notch manner!
Moreover, the Author had beautifully expressed her feelings through her soulful words and had given a Strong-Start to the poems; also, you can see that most of these poems had retained their flow until the very end, which gives you an immense amount of satisfaction as a poetry lover.
Verdict: A book like “Ghaas Ke Badal” is for sure a Must-Read oneand deserves a chance. The way author had penned down her emotions and feelings through her writings will make you go deep into the writings and find out the hidden meanings of the words, used in these poems & proses. Author Nehal is a promising poet, who is very honest with her emotions, which makes her writings honest and reading worthy as well.
Book: Ghaas Ke Badal
Publisher: Astitva Prakashan (2022)
Total Pages: 119
Reviewed By: Neel Preet