Shape of Emptiness

Shape of Emptiness

by Chumki Sharma

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Overview

The lyric gift of Chumki Sharma’s poems in this collection crumples convention with a whimsical soft touch. Her drug works quickly in poem after poem, whether she is summing up the whole universe of single motherhood in “My Little Van Gogh” or letting the coffee cup of no substance disappear into herself as in “Shape of Emptiness.” Or is it herself disappearing into her poetry? The collection shows us an entire universe of disappearances and leaving in poem after poem as the poet leaves the circus, the gallery, the forest, the lover. She is the poet of escape.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781925417593
Publisher: Vine Leaves Press
Publication date: 09/19/2017
Pages: 76
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Chumki Sharma is a poet from Calcutta, India. She is published by various small presses across the world, and has garnered the respect and admiration of fellow poets through her fresh and exciting poetic voice. "In a transient world, words are the only things that stay, and so I use them to write poems of leaving.

Connect with Chumki online
Twitter: @onlychumki
Instagram: the_high.priestess

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