Sharmishtha Basu is an unemployed artist, writer who is out to test her works, eager to meet publicists, literary agents, publishers and gallant, generous readers, to see if they can help her to build an “unorthodox” career, a path followed by many before, some has been blessed with success, most have not, let us see what you make of her attempts! A failure or success- it all depends on you. These are pieces from her book, the book is available on createspace and amazon- It is a collection of poems and black and white illustrations to go with them. Some are photographs, others paintings, cyber sketches mainly.
Melodies from moonlit nights
A mother hidden in teacher
saw the insecurities hidden
in the gawky, shy teenager
her heart filled up with love.
Softly she took her under her wings
gently cherished, nourished the seed
gave her a form, a life, a reason
away she went on life’s path enriched.
29.09.09, Garia, Kolkata