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Woman of Today

Today’s woman is sensitive, serene, strong, among many other things, feels Vinita Agrawal. Her poem reveals more.

Dear Suzette

Vinita Agrawal writes a poem in memory of Suzette Jordon who was raped by 14 men in a moving car and fought bravely against her rapists in court, and succumbed to disease later.

Cloud Gate: Millennium Park

Vinita Agrawal writes a poem about the overwhelming thrill of the alien pleasures of a big city when she visited it for the first time. It’s about wanting to risk the forbidden adventures of everything unfamiliar…iconized by the metal bean structure.

Always You

The magic of romance comes alive and so does the magnificence of nature as Vinita Agrawal writes a poem on the symbiotic relationship between the man a woman loves and the nature that surrounds her.

Epitaph For 132

Nothing can be more shatteringly painful and shocking for humanity than witnessing its young minds become victims of bullets fired with hate. Vinita Agrawal shares her shock through a poem on the theme ‘Mystery & Crime’.

I Would Like to Write Till My Last Breath: Vinita Agrawal

Vinita Agrawal began writing for Spark from August 2012. She has been one of our most regular contributors. It’s been a pleasure featuring her work, especially her soulful poetry in our issues. Vinita’s writing is simple, elegant and extremely heart-warming. Her poetry, especially the ones that exude pathos are sure to leave an indelible mark on your minds. Vinita’s humility is something we truly admire and her constant support, encouragement and motivation have been a big source of strength for us.
An interview with Vinita Agrawal.

With Mountains for Guardians

A girl of nine joins a Boarding school, and enters a whole new world, something so different from the sheltered life she lived. Vinita Agrawal recounts her experiences of childhood.

Crossing the Line

A lonely woman decides to put an end to her stifling loneliness by stepping out and living life in her own terms. Vinita Agrawal captures the happenings on a wet July evening in Mumbai through a poem.

Dawn

Morning, is a tree that gets tangled in its own branches as the day goes on, says Vinita Agrawal. This poem tells you why.

True Freedom

Freedom is release from many strange and unwanted negative attitudes, actions and perceptions that prevent humanity from enjoying the true independence it is entitled to. Vinita Agrawal captures some of these in her thoughtful poem.

Conversation Inmates

In a delightful poem that celebrates conversations, Vinita Agrawal likens a conversation to origami, water, buckwheat and more.

Monsoon

Rains are a delight for the young and old alike. Vinita Agrawal writes a poem as the nation waits for the monsoon to arrive and rejoice!

Angels and Demons

Vinita Agrawal’s poem throws light on one of the ugliest social ills of India – female foeticide.

Release

Vinita’s poem captures the lament of a heart that has been restrained by worldly constraints to realise love in its truest form.

“I am Poetry’s Victim! : Vinita Agrawal

In an interview to Spark, Vinita Agrawal, widely-published poet and author, shares her thoughts about her poetic journey, what poetry means to her and her debut anthology of poems ‘Words Not Spoken’. Her responses to Anupama Krishnakumar’s questions are as refreshing as her poetry. Read on!

Poetry’s Prism

It’s a beautiful experience to understand what poetry really is and what it isn’t when a poet describes it for you. Vinita Agrawal pens a must-read piece.

Summer of Love

What’s left behind for someone who has been in a fleeting relationship? Memories and some songs. Vinita Agrawal’s poem tells you more.

Waiting

As time moves on and the waiting seems endless, it is nostalgia that offers respite. Vinita Agrawal writes a poem.

Blitzkrieg – Conquering Genres of Creativity

THE LOUNGE | TURN OF THE PAGE Vinita Agrawal reviews Blitzkrieg, a “mesmerising presentation of art” that goes beyond being a collection of poems.

Silver Fish

Vinita Agrawal’s poem is a humorous piece on her attachment to physical books as opposed to digital editions and electronic versions. Read on.