Rose and Ashes

Rose and Ashes
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Author: Semeen Ali
Pages: 36
Year of Publication: 2009
Price: HB Rs 100, FB Rs 80
ISBN:
HB 978-81-8157-893-8 (9788181578938)
FB 978-81-8157-894-5 (9788181578945)

About the Author:
Semeen Ali was born in Agra. She completed her schooling in Allahabad and did her graduation and post-graduation in English at Miranda House, University of Delhi.

Teaser:

The Red Wall

A red wall
separates her from outside.
The crimson coloured hands
touching the walls,
the world outside.
Heavily kohled eyes
look up to the sky.
It’s afternoon
the heat is burning up
her eyes
her mind
her.
Kohl streams down.
The azure sky
has suddenly turned black.

Contents:
Rose and Ashes / 9
A Day of Mourning / 10
The Subway / 11
Hunting / 12
The Inner Courtyard / 13
You look at me / 14
Dance / 15
The Inmate / 16
The pen is green / 17
Death and Life / 18
Closed Mind / 19
Kolam / 20
Crevice / 21
Intoxicated / 22
Flower vendor / 23
Nightmares / 24
Guava / 25
River and a Flower / 26
Politics / 27
The Red Wall / 28
White Screen / 29
A Grey Courtyard / 30
Life / 31
Humiliation / 32
Father / 33
Absorption / 34

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