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
Once was the age of dreams
when fireflies were fairies
then came the age of knowledge
the age to realize truths.
The age of disappointments
which was replaced by acceptance
when soul knew fireflies are not fairies
but that does not reduce their glory.
30.09.09, Garia, Kolkata