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Cascade of Stars: Poems

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"In Cascade of Stars the well-known Yoga teacher and author Mira Mehta explores the natural world and human nature with sensitivity, freshness, imagination and wit." The hundred or so poems in this collection range over a wide variety of subjects. Unusually, they combine a classical structure with a modern style.
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Overview

"In Cascade of Stars the well-known Yoga teacher and author Mira Mehta explores the natural world and human nature with sensitivity, freshness, imagination and wit." The hundred or so poems in this collection range over a wide variety of subjects. Unusually, they combine a classical structure with a modern style.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780856831980
  • Publisher: Shepheard-Walwyn Publishers, Limited
  • Publication date: 4/28/2003
  • Pages: 227
  • Product dimensions: 5.75 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

To My Dear Mentor ... and To My Grandmother
Fairy-Tale Cruise
Cuckoo Clockwork, Cuckoo Imaged 3
Oh, Mother! 7
Spears and Shields 8
Hazard 9
A Wayfarer Enquires ... and Receives Replies 10
'She Stole My Heart Away' 11
The Editor's Pencil 12
Surreal Banquet 14
Life in Balance 16
Can the Stars Lie? 17
When in Doubt ... 18
To a Child Grown Up 21
Eye Contact with Reality 22
Scene by Flashlight 23
Dance Divine 24
Time-Sharing 25
Word Streams 26
Moving Words 27
Duet in Two Languages 28
Weighings 30
A Hitch in Matchmaking 31
A Merry Chess Lesson 32
Mawkish vs Unsentimental 35
Silken Strings 36
Glad Rags 37
That Fool Hope ... Finds Light Relief 38
Outing to a Gallery of Betrayers 39
The Good Housekeeper 40
All for Another 41
Disarming Arm 42
Begone, Fear! 43
Good Luck, My Son 44
Scherzo 45
The Edge of Gentleness 49
Silence the Bell-Ringer 50
Silencing Silence 51
Thoroughfare to Truth 52
Credo 53
Turning the Tables 54
Ghosts Haunt a Queen 55
Weightless Pressure 56
Never Say Die 57
Harlequinade 58
After a Haiku 59
Magic in the Air 63
The Toy-Maker's Artifice 64
Finders Keepers? 65
Serendipities 66
Fish Fantasy 67
The King is in His Castle 68
The Price of Dust 69
On Land and At Sea 70
The Pomegranate Expert 71
It Began with an Ambush 72
To Bottle the Genie 74
Two Chameleons 77
Eternal Conundrum 78
Tantalising Twinkles 79
Thought-Planes 80
Figurative Flight 81
The Siftings of Time 82
The Conqueror's Causeway 83
A Sanskrit Poser 84
Ocean Waves 85
On Tickling 86
Utter Wonder 89
Painting Master Class 90
Horizon's Cup ... and Drinker's Fill 91
Heavenly Bodies 92
Twilights 93
Thunder Storm 94
Pathogenesis 95
Blaze 96
Bio-Magnetism 97
Nocturne 98
Moonshine 99
Symbiosis 103
The Design of Chance 104
Perpetuation 105
The Bird on the Branch 106
Stumped 107
The Shaken Tree 108
Revival 109
Blueprint for a Garden 113
Mosaic Masterpiece 114
Waterfall 115
A Tour of the Garden 116
Forget-Me-Not 117
Strangle-Weed 118
Metamorphosis 119
Hesitant Note 123
Threnody 124
The Songbird's Petition 125
Prophecy 127
Shrill Key 128
Flight 129
The Stopping of Speech 133
Door to Daylight 134
Window to Infinity 135
Dream Theatre 136
Choice without Choice 137
Learn Me by Heart 138
Space and Sound 139
Fruit Plait 140
Fairy Arbour 141
Honey and Sweetness 142
Good Morning Kiss ... and Good Night 143
A Seamstress Offers Her Wares 147
Acknowledgements 148
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