Recommended by Youth Today, here are the 5 best poetry books about life, love and personal growth that portray the ideas you couldn’t talk about.
It is a ray of sunshine that gives flowers hope again. The Sun and Her Flowers is a collection of poetry that is so packed with metaphors, comparison and strong imagery that it will give you a glimpse into the process of dying and being reborn again as a flower.
It is colourless; it is lighter than air and will not burn. It will make you float and fly and feel free. And like the real helium, Rudy Francisco’s poetry collection entitled ‘Helium’ can be described as such.
It is almost 12 in the evening. The wind is blowing gently through my hair and body while the moon is shining bright like a diamond in the sky surrounded by countless stars. And I am here on the balcony reading my favourite book, ‘Khae Toch’.
Sonnet Mondal’s poetry invites the reader on a journey that combines intimacy with a simultaneous distance from the self.
Looking to revive your passion for words in the form of poetry and prose? Lang Leav brings forth her seventh title to life, exploring themes beyond love and heartbreak.
Kolkata, India, was recently treated to a feast of poetic musings late last month with the foray of the Chair Literary Trust that made its debut with the Chair Poetry Evenings – the first international poetry festival that saw an impressive collection of acclaimed poets both from India and abroad. Khmer Times was one of the media sponsors.
Poets from Macedonia, Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Australia, France, Slovenia and from various corners of India will be in the Indian city of Kolkata in November for ‘The Chair Poetry Evenings’ hosted by the Chair Literary Trust in the city.
There was silence at the Cloud on Friday night as every single soul stared at Phavine Phung reciting one of her poetry from her newly launched “On the Hilltop of Hempstead Heath” book.
Under the yellow light inside the Cloud – an intimate place filled with artistic pieces and isotonic drinks – last Saturday evening, a mixture of poets, musicians, writers and storytellers from various nations gathered for an event.
When the idea of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was first introduced to Cambodia, majority of the people seemed to be in denial.
Arnold Mesches was New York-born visual artist who had a file opened on him by the FBI targeting him as a subversive communist, his grandson is embracing this artistic mantle.
Promoting Khmer literature, Scholar Library will host an event starting this week that aims to raise awareness of poetry among young Cambodians.
After intermittently travelling between Cambodia and France for the last four years, he was ready for a change of pace, and once he reached his 50th birthday in March, his mind was made up.