“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 poetry collection book, “Butterflies And Peppermint” by Author-Poet Dr Dwijisha Katkar has been a very satisfying experience to me since I 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 Dr Dwijisha Katkar is a 26 years old doctor, born and brought up in Mumbai. Her parents Dr Kiran and Dr Nivedita Katkar are both extremely supportive, and have truly helped her in pursuing her other aspirations. She loves writing and prefer music to everything else. She is an open-minded person and her never-ending want to know more about various subjects and things interests her a lot. This book, “Butterflies And Peppermint” is her third book of poems and she definitely can’t choose a favourite between them.
Currently she is writing songs, original lyrics and books, and is waiting for her admission into post-graduation for medical. During Covid, she gravitated towards making culminations of art and poetry and her books are a way of doing the same. She loves a lot of bands and series and takes inspiration from them paying an ode to them in this as well. She sincerely hope, this book feels like what she intended it to ‘leisurely walk through an art gallery’.
Book’s Theme & Introduction: Poetry – This book, Butterflies And Peppermint is having an amazing collection of poems, throwing light upon the various emotions that one faces. This poetry collection book is unique within its enriched vocabularies and presentation, travelling deep and dense into the emotions of readers leaving a long lasting impact. Well, the author describes her book as more about the self than the outside world. The book explores our various moods – the good, the bad and the ugly. Reminding us that we are beautiful in all of it and telling us that it is okay to feel whatever you are feeling!
Well, the Author has written the poetry as it came and enfolded itself in her life. In addition, she has structured the book in a way so that people can relate with themselves and their emotions. It does not have a fixed approach to it, because that is exactly how life is. She really wanted to include paintings and sketches this time, because colour adds a lot of depth and beauty to this entire project. Moreover, she sincerely hopes that the readers love her book, as she and the artists have worked hard to deliver something; that reminds the readers of a simpler time, and becomes their friend.
Book Title: The title, “Butterflies And Peppermint” is way too unique and gives a wonderful impression and going through the poems added in this book by the author, one can say that this title is certainly an appropriate one. In addition, 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 unique 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, Authorhad expressed herself with her well versed poems in this poetry collection book, “Butterflies And Peppermint” is something really incredible and is undoubtedly an enough reason for you to shift your focus towards her poems 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,Dr Dwijisha Katkarhad 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 “Butterflies And Peppermint” 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 poems and find out the hidden meanings of the words, used in these poems. Author Dwijisha Katkar is a promising poet, who is very honest with her emotions, which makes her writings honest and reading worthy as well.
Book Link: https://www.amazon.in/dp/9354467938
Book: Butterflies And Peppermint
Author: Dr Dwijisha Katkar
Publisher: Evincepub Publishing (2022)
Total Pages: 95
Reviewed By: Neel Preet