Sharmishtha Basu is an unemployed artist, writer who is out to test her works, 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 that go with them, hope you will enjoy them.
She picked up flowers one by one
Various colour and varying beauty
She created her own temple and idol
Then she called him up to see it.
He came like a wild wind
Pulled this, tugged that and sniggered,
Messed up her playthings and laughed.
Blew away leaving her standing amidst mess.
25.05.09, Garia, Kolkata