My Soul on a Platter

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Author: Sreyashi Ghosh
Pages: 156
Year of Publication: 2010
Price: HB Rs 200, FB Rs 150
ISBN:
HB: 978-81-8157-985-0 (9788181579850)
FB: 978-81-8157-986-7 (9788181579867)

About the Author:
Sreyashi Ghosh has worked with organizations like WHO, ILO and IOM in Geneva. She was a freelance journalist with Inside Switzerland and Geneva Times. For a short period she worked with the advertising agency, Oglivy and Mather, in Calcutta. Her first book of poems, A Cynic’s Diary, was published by Writers Workshop in 2004.

You can read more about Sreyashi here.

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Genocide: To the people of Rwanda

Massacre of innocent people
Lives and hearts divided
Death and blood
Macabre dance of death
All weapons befriended
All friends become foes
Children burnt alive
Women raped and killed
Human lives tortured
Human beings turn to devils
Taking lives
Now freed from hate
But willing to make peace
This is a new world
Though weather beaten
The survivors stand up
They fight back
With the beauty of love
With the beauty of shared togetherness
In this world of peace
We the dreamers stand in solidarity

Contents:
90 poems spread over 8 sections

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