Timelessness of Waqt
Human life is full of learning is lessons. These lessons lead a person to introspect and ponder over life and its wholesome idea at times. These lessons find reflection in the different forms of writing like prose and poetry. Through poetry, authors express the emotions and thoughts that may not be reflected through prose. This gives poetry a depth that distinguishes it from prose. Sanskriti ‘Aatish’ in her poetry collection “Waqt Bewaqt” explores the depth of thought at length. In her collection, she takes the position of an observer. She shares her observations through her experiences in life and what she has seen through the eyes of others. The timelessness in “Waqt Bewaqt” by Sanskriti “Aatish’ is apparent from the beginning.
“Waqt Bewaqt” as a title
The title “Waqt Bewaqt” gives an impression that the poet is likely to explore the concept of time. “Waqt Bewaqt” may also imply the musings of the poet Sanskriti ‘Aatish,’ which happen at any point in time. The title describes how the human mind works, and there is no time for any thought to crop up. Interestingly, the title poem “Waqt Bewaqt” explores the idea otherwise. Here, the poet talks about the potency of time, its ability to revolutionize changes, and its mighty strength.
The dominant theme of ‘waqt’
Time becomes a dominant theme in Sanskriti ‘Aatish’s’ collection. But at the same time, personal experiences, observations of the world, her thoughts about life through learning, and human emotions find reflection in her poetic verse. The dominant theme of time is explored in poems like “Karva,” “Pal Pal,” “Samah,” “Bahare,” “Tajurba,” “Fizaye,” and “Sham.” The only subject is explored through multiple perspectives and dimensions, which opens the readers’ eyes to different worlds which may otherwise be unnoticed. This gives a simple subject of time depth, underlines its omnipresence, and redefines its potential to influence human lives.
Other themes in “Waqt Bewaqt”
In addition, the roles of relationships, hopes, and the power of choices also find impressions in “Waqt Bewaqt.” Poems like “Fasana,” “Safar,” “Jazba,” and “Shikar.” These poems have ideas that pervade the atmosphere of the contemporary world and yet have always been universal subjects. These along with many other poems, leave the readers in awe, amazement, and wonder over the words that come through the poet’s pen. “Waqt Bewaqt” has other poems like “Badlav” and “Vajood” attempt to educate readers and raise awareness among the readers about the fact that they are the change-makers and they are the ones who have control of their lives. They play a role in spreading social awareness. They also highlight the power of a human being in changing the lives of many.
Through Sanskriti ‘Aatish’s’ “Waqt Bewaqt,” the readers would understand the power of time. They would also experience their lightened-up mood changing their overall perspective and giving them hope for a better tomorrow. The depth and seriousness of thought ensure that the grown-up readers like the collection instantly. They may also come back to the book to reread it in different times. Hence, they would experience the timelessnes of this poetry. They may also recommend it to their friends and family members so that they also can experience the powerful effect of the poetry of “Waqt Bewaqt.”