Poet and Critic Gopal Lahiri reviews Three Witches’ Songs by Aparna Singh, Nabanita Sengupta, and Sudeshna Chakravorty (Published by Hawakal Publishers) calling it a collection of emboldened female voices.
- Authors: Aparna Singh, Nabanita Sengupta and Sudeshna Chakravorty
- Publishers: Hawakal Publishers Private Limited, Kolkata/ New Delhi
- Price: INR-500/-
There is a rich and complicated way that many women Indian poets writing in English, deal with their ancestry and past engagements. In this interesting collection of poems, ‘Three Witches’ Songs’ three poets Aparna Singh, Nabanita Sengupta, and Sudeshna Chakravorty call themselves witches and discuss grief, love, and light in women’s life in lyrical form with intensity and richness. The poems are deep, insightful, and psychologically penetrating where values and comedies turn into metaphors.