Sharmishtha Basu is an unemployed artist, writer who is out to test her works, eager to meet publicists, literary agents, publishers and gallant, generous readers, to see if they can help her to build an “unorthodox” career, a path followed by many before, some has been blessed with success, most have not, let us see what you make of her attempts! A failure or success- it all depends on you. These are pieces from her book, the book is available on createspace and amazon- It is a collection of poems and black and white illustrations to go with them. Some are photographs, others paintings, cyber sketches mainly.
Wildflowers in bed of rocks
Dark woods sprawling beyond horizon
Closely knit together by shrubs, vines
As if a group of majestic knights
Gathered together for a battle.
Or are they sentries, keepers
Of the land of dream fairies
Situated right in their middle
Hidden in their powerful arms.
2.08.09, Garia, Kolkata