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.
You called me up to share your joy
The naïve creation of an amateur
I saw only faults in that painting
Which took hours to complete.
I came back feeling like a victor
Now when I look back I am ashamed,
Your white face, quivering lips haunt me,
If only I could hold your hands, repent!
25.05.09, Garia, Kolkata