Of daffodils and dreams, roads not taken and postcards, life would be bland without the charm of poems. Poems add a pinch of surrealism in the monotonous rhythms of life by transporting us to the world of utopia. Poems open the doors to our hearts and create a whirlpool of emotions within its chambers. So, on the occasion of World Poetry Day, here is a list of some bestselling books on Amazon.in that can crack open your heart and help it find its own rhyming scheme.
Renowned poet and motivational speaker Najwa Zebian made her debut in the literature world with Welcome Home: A Guide to Building a Home For Your Soul. In this book, the poet has shared her revolutionary concept of home - the place of safety, where one can embrace their vulnerability and discover self-worth. With a beautiful play of words, Zebian tells how to build a home inside oneself- and never experiencing inner homelessness again.
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A revolutionary poem that needs no introduction. On a quiet, solitary day, this poem flows towards you and as you absorb it, you quickly become intoxicated with the words written by the legendary Shri Harivansh Rai Bachchan who himself described poetry as ‘the readers are the drinkers, the book is my tavern.’
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3Milk And Honey
Young poet Rupi Kaur embarked on the world of literature through her first book, Milk and Honey. Every woman should have this book on her nightstand or coffee table. The poems are beautifully honest, accompanied by her own sketches, and speak like the everyday, collective experiences of the modern woman.
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In case you like to carry around a large repository of books on one small device and to read them from anywhere, these books on Amazon Kindle can be your saving grace. Here are some great works by notable poets and authors available in digital format:
1Raat Pashmine Ki
Gulzar's literature played a significant role in shaping and influencing Indian literature. The mesmerizing literary work Raat Pashmine Ki is just one example, among thousands. Ek sabab marne ka, ek talab jeene ki, Chaand pukhraj ka, raat pashmine ki - a reason to die, a craving to live, a topaz moon, a cashmere night.
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2Mein Jo Hu Jon Elia Hu
Poems are not always love and delight. Some poems sigh in the dark corners of our hearts and penetrate deep into our souls. Jon Elia's poems are ideal for evoking these feelings. Infused with the sedative words of Urdu, Elia's poems are a treat for solitary souls.
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Kahlil Gibran's Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese American poet and author. Through this book, Gibran shared with the world a portion of its wisdom on life, love, family, work, and death.
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For those who prefer listening to reading, here are a few poetry books available on Amazon audible that can soothe your ears.
1Alexa, What is there to know about love?
Have you ever wondered if Alexa could tell you what love is and guide you the way that she does on your command? This book explores 'what if' she does. It is a heartfelt collection of poems about love in all its entirety, covering everything from romantic love to familial love, to long-distance love, and even love on the internet.
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Geetanjali is that great work of poetry, which earned the poet Rabindranath Tagore the honour of being the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Asia in the year 1913. Rhythm and wave were incorporated in this spiritual work by the poet in a way that is unique to Indian culture. It is through this devotion, which can withstand attachments and endure with love and perseverance, that Rabindranath Tagore was able to be such a great creator.
3Rumi's Little Book of Life: The Garden of the Soul, the Heart, and the Spirit
Sufi thinker and philosopher Rumi is known for his mystical poems that transcend the readers to the realm of spirituality. Rumi's Little Book of Life is a beautiful collection of 196 poems of Rumi that can make your heart whirl like a whirling dervish.
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