Poetry is the play of right words with some of the most in-describable emotions, while poets are those players who plays with the beautiful words and makes way to compose these heart touching and soulful poems for us!
Reviewing this beautiful Poetry-Collection book, “A Beautiful Heart” by Author-Poet Arun Warikoo has been a very satisfying experience to me since I too started my writing journey as a poet just like our Author here, and now whenever I get a chance to review a Poetry Collection book, I not only enjoy reading these new and expressive poems, where the Poet conveys some unheard messages through their words, but also I get the opportunity to learn something new regarding the composition of poetry, each time!
About the Author: The Author, Arun Warikoo was born in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, while currently he lives in Princeton, New Jersey, United States with his wife and two kids. Apart from being an author, he is also a nature lover and a Cyber-Security Specialist by profession. He loves to paint landscapes in his spare time.
Author Arun Warikoo holds a Master’s from University of Colorado, Boulder, a Diploma holder from CDAC, Bangalore and a Bachelor’s from Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad. He did his schooling from the Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute, New Delhi and Burn Hall School, Srinagar.
His poems are widely published in “Poemist” – A social publishing network that connects amateur poets and serves information about poetry, poets and their poems and elsewhere. His poetry collection book, A BEAUTIFUL HEART is his debut book, which is a collection of forty-five beautiful poems, written on four themes; family bonds, spirituality, nature and inner strength!
Book Title & Cover: The title, “A Beautiful Heart” for this poetry collection book is certainly an appropriate one, with reference to the collection of poems added to this book by the Author. Also, it’s a very catchy title and this is something which makes the book even more interesting, as the title itself compels you as a poetry lover to pick up this book for a read. In this case, the title is giving a very positive and beautiful vibe so you would feel the urge to go inside the chapters and try to understand the Author’s expression of words!
Also, I must mention that the title of this book is much “Justified” with regards to the poems in this book. Undoubtedly it’s a very apt for this poetry collection book and the Author had been extremely wise to go for this title.
Now, coming to the Book Cover Design, the portrayal of a “Magnificent Peacock Feather” in the book’s front cover is not just giving a very “Specular Impression” but also, creating the same positive and beautiful vibe just like the Book’s Title!
Theme/Concept: Poetry – There are a total of “45 Poems” in “4 Sections” into which this poetry collection book is very carefully divided. These four sections in the book, serve the readers with the poems of the different themes based as per their mentioning in those sections. The four sections in this poetry collection book included the themes of: Family Bonds; Spirituality; Nature; & Inner Strength!
Most of the poems in these four sections are short and yet powerful; These poems will compel you to get lost in the thoughts which are portrayed by the poet. These poems give a complete imagery of the words and draws attention to feel emotions of all kinds, which are commonly experienced by a human being in their lifetime.
Readers’ Connect: The way, Author Arun Warikoo had expressed himself with his well versed poems in this poetry collection book, “A Beautiful Heart” is something really incredible and is undoubtedly an enough reason for you to shift your focus towards his poems and give this book a chance. It’s the poets, who plays the pivotal role in touching the inner cords of our emotions and making us believe and think the way their words intend to and Author Arun Warikoo had done this job in an exceptionally top notch manner!
Moreover, the Author had beautifully expressed his feelings through his soulful words and had given a Strong-Start to his poems, also you can see that most of these poems had retained their flow till the very end, which gives you an immense amount of satisfaction as a poetry lover.
Verdict: A Book like “A Beautiful Heart” is for sure a Must-Read one and deserves a chance. The way author had penned down his emotions and feelings through his writings will make you go deep into his poems and find out the hidden meanings of the words, used in these poems. Author, Arun Warikoo is a promising author-poet, who is very honest with his emotions, which makes his writings honest as well.