August 1, 2018 Poetry , POETRY / FICTION

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Ipsita Ganguli




Ever Green, Ever Sun, Ever Moon



I blazed for you

Like the hot Sun

Every moment

I burnt for you



I went up in smoke


Across the expanse


Consumed by You

I burnt bright

In your celebration

In your fantasy


And there

No one but


Can exist


And so love burns




Till it mellows

Like the whiskey amber

Or chars out

Into nothingness

All the while

A celebration

Till it ends


And I

Then glide

Into the soothing darkness

Of the silken night

Already charred

And black

I wear the cover

Of your quiet…


The sliver

Of moonshine

My only sanity






Ipsita Ganguli

Ipsita describes herself as a student of the myriad experiences that life holds out and believes that there is never any stop to learning. She is a “people’s person” and relishes connecting with a variety of lives. A quintessential Indian who rejoices in the diversity of the nation, a global citizen as the world gets smaller with the onslaught of virtual reality, and a passionate Calcuttan with all the pleasures and pains associated with this incredible city of woes and wows.

A compulsive writer she started scribbling her emotions at the back of a notebook or on a tissue paper. She was soon initiated into poetry groups and began contributing to e magazines like Learning and Creativity, Different Truths, Kaafiya.

Ipsita has coedited an e-anthology on Bonded Labour for Different Truths. Her poems have been published in several anthologies like LifeNama. Rhythm Divine Anthology, Cloudburst: A Womanly Deluge. Her work has recently feautured in the Get Bengal New Year Anthology for 2018 and Women” Day Anthology entitled 50 Shades of Eve.

Ipsita debuted with her solo compilation of poems with” Of Love, Longing and Random Pondering” which was launched in the Kolkata Book Fair 2017.

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