Postcards from Kandbari | Verses from a Himalayan village

Please go through a few poems from the collection. And if you like them, do purchase the whole collection. A little note on poems is also included here.

Literary Impulse
Jun 25 · 3 min read
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Cover image art by Muktanjali Koche (www.instagram.com/muktanjalikoche)

Publisher : Half Baked Beans

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A mountain village in Himachal. A few months of living in heaven, sort of. And a string of verses that comes out of varied emotions. Musings on changing hours and colors. On clouds. Slow verses. Calm verse. Verses that are placidly angry with the ecological disaster. Verses that look back at Delhi, from a mountain village. On rains. On evenings. On Death. On mornings. On the absent beloved in the city. Familiar and not so familiar verses. All on the present. Some yearnings. On infinite walks. On loneliness. On late nights and ghosts. And dogs.
Of a village called Kandbari in the lap of Himalayas.
A mountain village.

A few comments and Sample poems

I might have written around 85 poems during and pertaining to my stay in the village of Kandbari, but I have included only 37 of them in this collection, because of a weird connection I have with the number 37, and also because 37 is the RTO code of vehicles registered in Palampur, the district in which Kandbari is located. The poems are presented as a story, and even though they can be read without an apparent sequence, I would love that they are read in this sequence. Most of them are dramatic verses, and can further be divided into the following eight sections, pertaining to various moods they embody and describe:

When the sun rises (poems number I-VII)
The fate of a tree (VIII-XI)
Kandbari, I love (XII-XIII)
It rains (XIV-XVIII)
When the moon rises (XIX-XXIV)
Midnights (XXV-XXIX)
Afternoons of memories (XXX-XXXII)
Departure (XXXIII-XXXVII)

The collection ends with a poetic-essay titled “The eternal struggle between Human beings and Nature”, which I hope sums up my feelings about the themes I have touched in this collection.

A few poems from this collection are as follows:

If you like the above poems, the Kindle e-book can be bought from Amazon. The link is

https://www.amazon.in/Postcards-Kandbari-Nachi-Keta-ebook/dp/B08BLP38CQ/

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