Recently we released the cover page of the first book we are publishing in collaboration with Plethora Blogazine. Ever since then, there have been a lot of questions, lots of excitement as to what is inside the book and how far is it from being out in the market! Today, you are getting answers to all!
Indian Summer in Verses is a modest attempt of 32 poets who have all captured the nostalgic, most memorable and the bygone times of those summer days when the world was slow, time was magical, people connected from the hearts and life was quite simple. Each poet in this book has captured a dream like summer time, which in these days seems lost somewhere in an expeditious world. You will find in this book the childhood spent in the hills and mountains, children being out of the house the whole day when there was no fear of being scolded, as the aunts and mothers of the houses kept busy with their errands and tittle-tattle, while the gangs of children loitered around eating berries or mangoes from the orchards, or dipping their tiny feet in the nearby ponds. Each poem is a glance into the world of those precious bygone summer days which were waited by the children and both adults with equal enthusiasm; it was those times when people found escape from their routine lives and a train journey was the most memorable ride that people took to meet the loved ones in the other end, who all waited with equal anxiety to unite with their distant family members and spend the rest of the summer days in frolic.
This anthology will surely take you back to the era from where we all have arisen and how deeply it still stays within us all, those precious days of the 80s and 90s that after reading each poem you will feel the similar summers of your childhood days coming alive in front of your eyes and your heart will sink into the kaleidoscope of those times again. You will lose yourselves into those alleys that you have somewhere left behind and didn’t have the time to bear in mind from long. Each poem in this collection would fall upon your parched soul just like the first rain upon the parched earth when it is drenched with the droplets from the skies, and will fill your soul with that similar and known petrichor smell of the ‘Indian Summers’.
– Monalisa Joshi, Founder & Chief Editor of Plethora Blogazine
At present, the book is very close to being released in the market. Talking of the platforms you can get it from, it will be available as a paperback on Amazon & Flipkart and as an eBook on Writersgram Shop.
You can expect the book out in the market in the month of July 2020.