I Want A Poem and Other Poems

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Author: Jerry Pinto

9789390477616 | HB | pp. 80 | 2021 | Speaking Tiger

I Want a Poem and Other Poems is a collection of poems about which explore the many facets of what it’s like to be human.

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I want a poem like thick tropical rain.
Dense green spatter of syllables,
Drumbeat consonants, fertile with meaning.
Sudden. Short. Unforgettable.
Afterwards, jungle silence.
I want a poem like a Russian circus;
You should know it has been trained.

Wondering poems, wise poems. Fierce poems and playful poems. Poems about everyday things and uncommon things. Poems of isolation and fellowship; about loving and leaving, finding and losing and finding again. Jerry Pinto’s second collection of poetry sparkles and soothes; in words that always ring true, it shows us what it means to be human, and how to be human. In his verse, as in his prose, Pinto is a writer to come home to.

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Author:

Jerry Pinto

ISBN:

9789390477616

Publisher:

Speaking Tiger

Binding:

Hardback

Pages:

80

Year of Publication:

2021

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

The author is a poet, novelist, translator and journalist based in Mumbai. In 2016, he was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award and Yale University’s Windham-Campbell Prize.

He has published two books of poetry, Asylum and I Want a Poem. He has also published a book of verse for children, Tickle Me, Don’t Tickle Me. His other books include the novels Em and the Big Hoom (winner of The Hindu Prize and the Crossword Award) and Murder in Mahim (winner of the Valley of Words Award and shortlisted for the Crossword Award); and the non-fiction book Helen: The Life and Times of an H-Bomb (winner of the National Award for the Best Book on Cinema). Among his other works are acclaimed translations from Marathi that include the autobiographies of Daya Pawar (Baluta) and Malika Amar Shaikh (I Want to Destroy Myself), Baburao Bagul’s first collection of stories (When I Hid My Caste) and Sachin Kundalkar’s debut novel (Cobalt Blue).

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