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Every Time I wake up: Drawings by the Author (Poems by V P Singh)
Every Time I wake up: Drawings by the Author (Poems by V P Singh)
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From the Jacket:

The poems in this collection reveal some surprising facets of V. P. Singh known primarily as one of India's toughest politicians as he examines the complexities of attachment and love. Interspersed with these deeply personal reflection are mordant observations of a more prosaic world-of power and being out of it the business of news and the plight of the homeless.

The poems are striking for their honesty, as when he writes about his illness, and immediate in their impact at times possessing a spare beauty that has the same mesmerizing effect as does looking down into a clear crystalline pool.

Complementing some of the poems is a series of striking images drawn by the author.

About the Author:

He was born in Allahabad in 1931, and graduated from Allahabad and Pune Universities. He became an MLA in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly in 1969, and two years later a member of the Lok Sabha. He has held ministerial positions at the Centre including the defence and finance portfolios, and was chief minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1980 to 1982. He was Prime Minister of India from 1989 to 1990. While V. P. Singh remains active in Politics and social work his special interests include painting-he has held several solo shows and poetry.

CONTENTS

The Noose 1
This Night of Possibilities 3
Nameless 4
Pauper 6
Belan 7
Cavern 10
The Feel of Your Touch 11
This Wooden Chair 12
Ice Cube 13
My picture 15
This Moment 16
Empty-Handed 17
Satellite 18
I forget Names 19
It So Happened 20
Ever Time I Wake Up 21
Paper Boat 23
My Dialysis Machine 24
Newspaper Vendor 25
Newspaper 26
God, Yours and Mine 27
Envy 28
Snake 29
The song of the Tree 30
Truth 31
Ant 32
Duster 34
Bulb and Moths 35
Tea-strainer 36
Vignettes 37
Index of first Lines 89

Every Time I wake up: Drawings by the Author (Poems by V P Singh)

Item Code:
IDF886
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2006
Publisher:
ISBN:
0670999032
Language:
English
Size:
8.5" X 5.5"
Pages:
90 (Illustrated with Line Drawings)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 270 gms
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From the Jacket:

The poems in this collection reveal some surprising facets of V. P. Singh known primarily as one of India's toughest politicians as he examines the complexities of attachment and love. Interspersed with these deeply personal reflection are mordant observations of a more prosaic world-of power and being out of it the business of news and the plight of the homeless.

The poems are striking for their honesty, as when he writes about his illness, and immediate in their impact at times possessing a spare beauty that has the same mesmerizing effect as does looking down into a clear crystalline pool.

Complementing some of the poems is a series of striking images drawn by the author.

About the Author:

He was born in Allahabad in 1931, and graduated from Allahabad and Pune Universities. He became an MLA in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly in 1969, and two years later a member of the Lok Sabha. He has held ministerial positions at the Centre including the defence and finance portfolios, and was chief minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1980 to 1982. He was Prime Minister of India from 1989 to 1990. While V. P. Singh remains active in Politics and social work his special interests include painting-he has held several solo shows and poetry.

CONTENTS

The Noose 1
This Night of Possibilities 3
Nameless 4
Pauper 6
Belan 7
Cavern 10
The Feel of Your Touch 11
This Wooden Chair 12
Ice Cube 13
My picture 15
This Moment 16
Empty-Handed 17
Satellite 18
I forget Names 19
It So Happened 20
Ever Time I Wake Up 21
Paper Boat 23
My Dialysis Machine 24
Newspaper Vendor 25
Newspaper 26
God, Yours and Mine 27
Envy 28
Snake 29
The song of the Tree 30
Truth 31
Ant 32
Duster 34
Bulb and Moths 35
Tea-strainer 36
Vignettes 37
Index of first Lines 89

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