Broken Barriers

Broken Barriers
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Description:

Author: Seemeen Ali
Pages: 38
Price: HB Rs 100, FB Rs 80
Year of Publication: 2008
ISBN:
HB 978-81-8157- 815-0 (9788181578150)
FB 978-81-8157-816-7 (9788181578167)

About the Author:
Seemeen Ali was born in Agra and was educated in St. Mary’s Convent, Allahabad. She completed her graduation and post-graduation in English literature from Miranda House, University of Delhi. She plans to research further in the same subject.

Teaser:

Who am I?

Eyes behold
A dark blue sky
Stars strewn on it
like grains of rice
on a blue mat
Leaves of a tree
hide the sky
show it again
Eyes shift from the dark sky
to a dark leaf
Am I the sky?
Or the leaf?

Contents:
Who am I? / 9
Search / 10
Power/Mockery / 11
Existence Questioned / 12
Resilience / 13
Alienated / 14
Evade, evade / 15
My fight / 16
Evening / 17
Colours / 18
Reasons to exist / 19
Stop! / 20
Ahoy Matriarch / 21
For a friend / 22
Haven interrupted / 23
Law less / 24
Predestination / 25
Grandmother / 26
Mother / 27
Relentless search / 27
Dilemma / 28
Freedom to fall / 29
I wanted to say so much / 30
Protest / 32
Where do I go from here? / 33
Belief / 34
Tomorrow / 35
The Neem Tree / 36
Friends’ reunion / 37
I am leaving you / 38

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