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
Tiny hands too busy gathering
sand, pebbles and sea shells
building her castle of sand
trying to make it a masterpiece.
Naïve child never knew
her dream palace is just a leap away
from the roaring waves of ocean
vulnerable, fragile, ready to be swept away.
26.09.09, Garia, Kolkata