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Garden of Fragility by Neelam Saxena Chandra 

Blurb (as on Amazon):

What’s life? It’s a garden of fragility. Nothing is permanent – be it murkiness, nothingness or happiness. Life is meant to take you through various paths during its journey, and you are ultimately meant to enjoy treading on them – for it is after all a garden and gardens are known for their fragrance. “The Garden of Fragility” is a collection of fifty poems written by Limca Book of Records Holder, Neelam Saxena, that make you understand the different facets of life.

Genre: Fiction/Poetry

Pages: 98

Format: Kindle eBook/Paperback

Price:

  • Kindle eBook: 49 INR/$2.99
  • Paperback (available only on Amazon India): 175 INR

My rating: 4.2/5

A fine collection of beautiful and well-crafted poems covering different aspects of life, related to nature and human emotions. Each poem herein gives the reader a reason to rethink their life.

What I liked about the book:

  • It is a fine collection of beautiful and well-crafted poems which cover the different aspects of life with the connection to nature which tells us how our life is connected with it.
  • Each poem gives us a reason to rethink our lives.
  • The poetess has used nature to express feelings and thoughts or to give a message that makes you think or inspires you.
  • The book has multiple themes, some of which are friendships, death, departure, time, and life in general.
  • Poetic devices have been used effortlessly and there is also an element of storytelling in some poems.
  • The poems mostly end with a happy or encouraging note. 
  • The poems are motivating and they connect with you in an emotional way which changes the way how you see the world.

Quotable quotes:

  • 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘩 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘊𝘭𝘰𝘶𝘥𝘴 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘨𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘰𝘯,

𝘈𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘴𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘯𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘣𝘢𝘤𝘬,

𝘈𝘵 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘵 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘢𝘺,

𝘐𝘵 𝘺𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮.

𝘐 𝘢𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘨𝘰𝘭𝘥𝘦𝘯 𝘣𝘪𝘳𝘥

𝘛𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘴𝘰𝘢𝘳𝘴 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘺 𝘪𝘯𝘩𝘪𝘣𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴,

  • 𝘐 𝘢𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘳𝘢𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘣𝘭𝘪𝘴𝘴𝘧𝘶𝘭 𝘨𝘢𝘳𝘥𝘦𝘯

𝘛𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘤𝘰𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘴 𝘰𝘧

𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘸𝘩𝘰 𝘤𝘳𝘰𝘴𝘴 𝘮𝘺 𝘱𝘢𝘵𝘩

  • 𝘞𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘯 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘰
    𝘈 𝘥𝘢𝘳𝘬, 𝘴𝘤𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘯𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵,
    𝘐𝘵 𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘴 𝘢 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘳
    𝘚𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘯 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘤𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘵!
    ~ 𝘱𝘰𝘦𝘵𝘳𝘺
  • I rise because
    I know that every wound
    is an experience;
    Light shall enter from that hurt,
    And in the milieu, spread fragrance!

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