by Reshma Aquil
Reshma Aquil’s gift as a poet is one of evocation—a scent of something remembered, a landscape rendered, an innocence redeemed.
Lyrical and instinctive, she uses words like brushstrokes that recall at once our childhood, and the losses we bear in growing up, growing into the world at large. By turns tender and wry, pensive and sensuous, it recalls and celebrates that first sharp breath of discovery.
About the Author
Reshma Aquil was born in 1955 in Allahabad, India. Educated at St. Mary’s Convent and later, University of Allahabad, where she received her M.A. and Ph.D. She is currently teaching in the Department of English, specialising in 19th century Literature, at the University of Allahabad.
Her poems have appeared in Poetry India: Voices of Many Worlds (British Council Division and the Poetry Society, India). This is her first book of poems.
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Dimension: 120mm x 220m