Piled Up Pauses – A collection of poems by A V Anjali Menon is, as is evident by the title of the book, a poetry collection. There are more than fifty poems with varied lengths and a range of emotions. For the most part though, the central theme appeared to be a heartbreaking romance. While some poems are straightforward, others have veiled feelings for a sincere reader to find. The Tragedy of my Superhero, an example of straightforward poems in the collection, is a beautiful tribute to her nanny.
Book Review: Who Shall I Be Today?
My perception of a poetry is the free flow of a poet’s imagination intertwined with a flood of emotions and adorned by figures of speech. Half the fun of reading a poem is in its ambiguity. I admire the intentional ambiguity in the poetry, as it leaves it to the imagination of the readers to…