Conspiracy in the Harem and Other Poems

Conspiracy in the Harem and Other Poems
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Description:

Author: B.R. Rana
Pages: 68
Year of Publication: 2000
Price: HB Rs 150, FB Rs 100
ISBN:
HB 81-7595-700-X (817595700X)
FB 81-7595-701-2 (8175957012)

About the Author:
B.R. Rana was born in 1949. An IPS official, he is the Assistant Inspector of General Police in Shillong. He graduated with English Honours from Shillong’s St. Anthony’s College. He wishes to give a part of the sale proceeds of this book to Dwar Jingkyrmen — a school for the disabled.

Teaser:

The Black Cat

For all the faults that lie in us,
For the ill fated stars
That conjoin against us
To catch us by throat,
We blame the anonymous black cat
That crossed our path
On way to work.

Contents:

The Black Cat / 9
Sleep, Show Your Real Side / 10
Down on the Knees / 11
Spare Me / 12
To Live a Life / 14
The Bad on Flyby / 15
Quid Pro Quo / 16
Death Be Proud / 18
Hypocritical Indelicacy / 20
Ode to Mother / 21
I Need a God, I Think / 23
I’m Not the Same Every Morning / 25
Clash by Heart / 26
Once in a Lifetime / 28
The Morning After / 29
Limited Wars / 30
The Eternal Pining / 32
Street Patrols / 35
The Art of Dying / 38
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell / 40
Rapid Reading / 41
The Bed / 42
Swollen Hollowness / 43
Conspiracy in the Harem / 44
Wrong Medicine / 45
Will It Cure Me? / 46
Dysfunction Tonight / 47
God’s Foot Soldier / 48
Tyranny of Timidity / 50
In a Fix / 51
Live Fossilization / 52
A Day in the Uneventful Life of a Traffic Havildar / 56
The Dance of Shiva / 58
Fallen Goddess / 60
Born Les Miserables / 61
No Solution / 62
Frailty of Human Flesh / 63
Crushed Petals / 64
The Apocalyptic Unknown / 65
Human Bondage / 66
No Way Out / 67
Don’t Knock at My Doors, Will You? / 68

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