Escape Artist is a must-have for anyone who loves poetry. The poems and their imagery leave a lasting impression on anyone who reads it and deal with very deep emotions of the human soul.
Summary of the Book
This book is a collection of poems by Sridala Swami that talks about the emotions that we go through in our everyday lives. She has proved the power of words in her poems and the temporary insanity that they can bring upon you. The poems are voices to stories that are otherwise not heard. It also tells us about the lasting impression of love: “the measure of love is not loss but residue”. The imagery that the poems leave us with are rich and deeply moving.
About Sridala Swami
Sridala Swami is the author of the poetry collection A Reluctant Survivor. She is a poet, fiction writer and children’s writer. She has written four books for children. Her creative and critical works has been published in the South Asian Review, and has been anthologized in The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry. She has also been a film editor and teacher, and has even curated a poetry program called the 'Poetry Mohalla’. She is also preparing a collection of interviews with contemporary Indian poets.