Writing poetry is not everyone’s cup of tea. I know that. But it’s even more difficult to write prose that when read, feels like reading poetry. I love it when that happens! I know few authors who do, and I can almost say with a hundred percent certainty that that expectation will be met even before I read the book.
“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.” — Plutarch
As a poet, I find no truer words than that of Plutarch when it comes to expressing the art of poetry in few words. Over the years, I have explored this art, growing slowly and enjoying every minute of it. I have always wondered, if Plutarch can express the vastness of poetry in five words, why can’t a poem of such brevity express the vastness of the world. Continue reading “Book Review: An Inch of Sky, by Paresh Tiwari”