Posted in Books

Book Review: The Painted Life, by Shalini Samuel

“Life is a great big canvas. Throw all the paint you can on it.” – Danny Kaye

There’s much truth to Danny Kaye’s words. Life around us is painted in different emotions, and each emotion has its own hue. We’re around life as much as life is around us, so our life is painted too. In this collection of poems, Shalini attempts to show us some paintings through her words.

Continue reading “Book Review: The Painted Life, by Shalini Samuel”

Posted in Books

Book Review: Singing Soul, by Shalini Samuel

Poetry is something I love to read, but find difficult to review. What the poet wishes to convey might be completely different from what I follow from the poem. And also, you don’t know what attracts you to the book in the first place. When Shalini Samuel shared an update on her publication on a Facebook group, it was the title that intrigued me. A poet’s soul would definitely have a song. Continue reading “Book Review: Singing Soul, by Shalini Samuel”