My Paper Boats

Let not my paper
Boats get drenched in the subtle
Droplets of dancing shower.

Let them sail over
The drinking beck, that streams down,
The thirsty gullet of sod.

From: 
India


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ABOUT THE POET ~
Nayanika Dey is a Naji Naaman Literary Laureate 2017”, Lebanon. She is 23 years old poetess from Durgapur, West Bengal, India. She is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Economics and Actuarial Science from IAI and got published in a number of anthologies and journals. She started penning down her thoughts and imaginations when she was 17.She believes “poetry is peace, it bails the answers untold from the retired cove. The hand could be a dull blade but the pen is sharp enough to decollate and poets are remain of illusions, covered in a body of flesh and blood but in a soul of ink and words.”, Her poetry manuscript “Library Of Perfumes” with 32 poems won Merit Prize of Naji Naaman Literary Prize 2017, Lebanon which will be printed during August, (integrally or in part) in the prizes' yearbook within the free of charge literary series published by Naji Naaman’s Foundation for Gratis Culture (FGC), and laureates shall receive an appropriate attestation giving them the honorary title of member of Maison Naaman pour la Culture., She says that the world famishes for peace and the tormenting voices echo all around. She will be launching her poetry book that portrays human sufferings, and strives to end the brutal wars to achieve world peace in October 2017 as an invited delegate at Pentasi B India World Poetree Festival, at Ramoji Film City Hyderabad, India.