Book Review: An Ode to Life

I am not a poem reader except when I come across something from a friend or social media. When Mr. Tajammul Kothari shared his collection of poems in a book 'An Ode to Life', I was more than happy to read and share my experience with all.

Poems might look like a simple way to convey the message, but as simple as the craft looks, it is really difficult to draft the emotions. An Ode to Life is collection of poem taking through a person's life from birth to death. It covers various emotions from being parents to ashes to also love and heartbreaks. The journey called life passes through various phases and the book talks about all those phases. 

You feel connected with many of the poems in the book as every one of us have experienced that phase or seen someone going through it. The happiness of seeing your child or waiting for your loved one. The book also touches the various phase of our life which is less talked about - Death. A goodbye to life, reflecting over what has been passes through or regrets about something not done, when death calls, everything is left behind.

A handy book, An Ode to Life, is short read, but the words go deeper that what you see on pages! 


Share your experience of reading the book in the comment section below. 

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