Yellow Hibiscus: New and Selected Poems
When sunlight presses,/Upon this verse,/The world reverses,/Green doves on grey grass. Insight Yellow Hibiscus by award-winning poet Rukmini Bhaya Nair brings together some of her best published poetry along with several new verses written over the past few years. If freedom, pain, death and memory are the universal themes that run through Immortals the first section of the book animals and insects, places, and passion for language are at the core of the others. The subtle, ironical insights into the fallibility of human nature that Nair offers us in these poems finely complement her eloquence and lyrical facility. Never afraid to experiment with words and ideas, she explores here the complexities of gender and politics in an unusual and often striking manner. Brilliantly conceived and beautifully executed, the poems in this volume render the anguish and yearning of life in a powerful and original voice.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Journey from Baroda
Ode to Our Languages