A book entitled Lehar lehar Iktara- Resonating Strings, a multilingual anthology of poems, artwork and photographs celebrating the joys of womanhood, was released at a function here on Sunday.
The book has been published by ‘Poets Artists Unplugged’, a group of women who have contributed to the book. Deputy Commissioner Rajat Aggarwal and noted Punjabi author Jaswant Zafar were the guests of honour.
The book comprises 21 Hindi, 21 English, seven Punjabi and four Urdu poems, illustrated by artworks and photographs. It includes works of seasoned poets and artists as well as budding amateurs.
Monica Oswal, one of the administrators of `Poets Artists Unplugged’, said, “What began as a Facebook group three years back, started by two friends Driftwood Ashore and Poonam Dhandnia, is a vibrant group today for poetry and art events. The group has been closely involved with an old age home in Delhi and plans to undertake more such themed projects in near future. Poets, Artists Unplugged is a group dedicated to promoting poetry and art. At present, it is a 250-member group with members from all over the world. It boasts some accomplished poets in Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi. Also, rubbing shoulders with acclaimed artists and reputed photographers are plenty of talented and budding poets and artists from all genders, age groups and different walks of life.”