It is Valentine’s Day and what a lovely day to announce on my blog that a love story of mine is part of a beautiful collection of 14 (yes, Feb 14) authors, talented all of them, including that of dear friend, superb writer and successful marketing man Faraaz Kazi who is responsible for the creation, compilation, publication and marketing of the book, LOVE which when expanded reads, LOTS OF VOLATILE EMOTIONS! Wishing all friends a very happy Valentine’s Day and a fantastic time reading the stories of beautiful writers. God bless you all with love. Always. Advertisements Continue reading Every body has time for a little love…..
Title: The Purple Moon Poet: Neelam Saxena Chandra Publication: First Step Publishing Genre: Poetry Price: Paperback: Rs200, E-Book: Rs50 Writing a love poem might seem an easy task to many. “All you have to do is write a few lines about emotions, about yearning and longing. And bingo! There, you have a poem on love” they say. Not that easy folks! Firstly, one needs to have felt the emotion called love – in whatever form – for the lover, husband, wife, mother, father, sister, brother, son, daughter, nature, pet or the Lord. Secondly, poetry is no child’s play. Not everyone … Continue reading Review of ‘The Purple Moon’ An Anthology of Poems
During my last visit my mother had asked me unexpectedly, “Are you going?” something which she never asked me before. If that was not indication enough what else could have been? I should have known then that she was giving me a hint. But, stupid that I was, I smiled, kissed her on her forehead and said, “I’ll be back soon.” And I kept my word. I returned in four days to see her die! Today, she is no more yet; I feel that she is some where around, ready to take me in her arms when I see her … Continue reading Mother…….
Book Title: Truly, Madly, Deeply Author: Faraaz Kazi Publication: Mahaveer Publishers Genre: Fiction Pages: 310 Price: 150/- I thought I had had my fill of love stories written by Indian authors. Which writer could narrate a love tale any better? Which writer could express his emotions more eloquently than the previous one? Well! Here is the writer – Faraaz Kazi. Reviewing a book is a personal experience especially when there is an immediate connection between character and reader. Reading and reviewing ‘Truly, Madly, Deeply’ has been an experience that I have savored because the author, without going overboard has etched … Continue reading Truly, Madly, Deeply : A BOOK REVIEW
“Man, this is what love is! It cannot be denied. The true sense of love cannot be altered or destroyed. Open your love and you will move from being a victim to fully empowered by its essence at once. Even if some peripheral experiences give you the illusion of being hurt, the true being of love is untouchable and will remain perfectly intact. Though the pain that you experience is undeniable, it only fuels the understanding that you are in love.”
Continue reading My Moonlit Pilgrimage: A Book Review
“Hmn…it’s a shame on us, how come an Indian boy loves a Chinese girl?”
“Yes, I saw. Insult to the Chinese community.”
So, will two countries who have yet to resolve their differences even after so many years permit their citizens to convert their dreams of love into a reality? Will they allow two lovers to get together in a world where love sees no boundaries, no conflicts?
Continue reading Love Across The Borders: A Book Review
Hand in hand they walked
clasping fingers, fears and furore –
a leap towards a drowning dream;
a gnawing pain within. Continue reading Hairy Passion On The Loose!