Publisher: Copper Canyon Press (July 30, 2013)
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"Free of the routine lyricism of Indian writers, [Doshi's] paintings is austere and gorgeous. Her clean muscularity provides her a unique voice, either as a lady and an Indian."—The London Times"A paintings of a awesome, rising expertise, who's ready to take hazards in pursuit of sensual, emotionally engaged and passionate poetry."—Judge's quotation, ahead PrizeIn her moment publication of poetry—and her American debut—Tishani Doshi returns to the physique as a significant subject, whereas extending past the corporeal to problem the extra metaphysical borders of house and time. those new poems are robust meditations born at the joineries of lifestyles and demise, union and separation, reminiscence and dream, the place fans communicate to one another around the centuries and daughters wander into their moms' childhoods."After the Rains"After the rainsthe temple flowerslie like fallen soldiers—dirtied and bloodied pink.I are looking to get downon bended knee,gather every one damaged petalto my chest.Out there—where the river meetsthe ocean's mouth,it will be calledthe kiss of life,a resuscitation.But herewith the realm washed clean,it is not anything yet a trampling.Tishani Doshi is an award-winning poet, journalist, and dancer. She has written for newspapers resembling the mother or father, foreign bring in Tribune, The Hindu instances, and the monetary occasions. Her first novel, The excitement Seekers (Bloomsbury, 2010), has been translated into numerous languages. She lives in Chennai (Madras), India.