Epic of Time

Epic of Time

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The fossil of humanity by an individual......... 1. Book Review: "This book "Epic of Time" is a collection of poems from an Indian author, Sandip Goswami. His poems center on the four main themes of poetry, love, history, and personal thoughts....This book would likely appeal to someone more in touch with Indian culture, as well as the structure of their language, because the poems would make more sense..."................................................ 2. Book Reviewed by Rich Follett for Readers' Favorite: "Epic of Time by Sandip Goswami is a sweeping collection of brutally honest and mesmerizing poems reflecting the pain, passion, and paradoxes of contemporary India. Complex issues are addressed in staccato phrases brimming with poignant parallelism and a deeply personal sense of urgency. This collection of poetry has the impact of a train wreck in which the twisted metal scraps form exquisite patterns of symmetry and line - one wants desperately to appreciate the art without having to witness its genesis. It is perhaps one of the most compelling aspects of this dynamic collection that the art and the genesis are inseparable. The pain, passion, and paradoxes of contemporary Indian culture exist side by side in a raw, deeply affecting symbiosis that often leaves the reader breathless. From "The Students into Terrorism" "Believe me dear children/I am crying .../The Soul of India is crying .../The Almighty is crying .../We are powerless in the world like you/We have only tears for you..." In Epic of Time, Sandip Goswami has penned a masterful portrait of a nation divided by uncertain futures, clashing religions, generational value shifts, and a troubled past. Goswami uses his poet's voice to lay bare the throbbing nerves of a culture in chaos and mourning for its former identity. Along with the pain, however, there is great joy: an infinite abiding love of country which permeates every poem in the collection. From "Magic of Indian Democracy" "Prime-minister of India is enchanting to the world/But Prime-minister of India says that/He is a servant of one hundred twenty five crore (1.25/billion) Indians/It's the magic of Indian democracy/Indians are all kings in their kingdom." Epic of Time by Sandip Goswami is an exotic, urgent poetic call to reason - truly, a powerful reflection of life among troubled souls in a troubled age, always looking toward a horizon of hope..."..................... 3.Book Review: "Epic of Time" by Sandip Goswami is said to be 'The fossil of humanity by an individual...' As that is the first thing I read, I get a certain image in my mind. In millions of years, when future civilizations dig us up, they will find this book. Based solely off the information within, they will come to know our society. That is my mindset going into this, and I should say, I was not disappointed. Diving headfirst into the book, I feel at first that it is a wonderful representation of who we are. Touching on subjects such as religion, poetry, love, and life, it really expresses the things we hold dearest to us. Three poems in, I feel like the culture described is beautiful, and tries to heal all the wounds it inflicts upon itself by creating. Whether that be art, family, or the idea of a higher power, it really sums us up pretty well. Bearing in mind my first image of the future civilizations, I appreciate all the little explanations very much. For example, after the poem about Mother Teresa, Goswami puts in a little part at the bottom explaining who she was and what she did to change our world. There are other little things like that throughout the book that make it that much better. The idea of this book was exceptionally unique, and it was executed very well, with just a few exceptions. I'm not the biggest poetry fan, but I still thoroughly enjoyed reading this, and would suggest giving it a read..."......................... Black & White On White Paper ( Content for everybody in the World who loves poem,show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.56mm | 145.15g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507585217
  • 9781507585214

About Sandip Goswami

Author. Written Seven Books:1.KABITAY PANCHISH BACHHAR(Twenty Five Years In Poetry) 2.SARBOJANIN SANGBIDHAN (Universal Constitution) 3. EKSHO SANDIPANI O PATH (Hundred Thoughts And Way) 4. AHOTO AGUNER KABITA (Poetry Of Injured Fire) 5. NIBACHITO BANGLA KABITA (A Selected Collection Of Bengali Poetry) Books are Bengali Version 6. POETRY OF AN INDIAN ( English Version ). 7. EPIC OF TIME (English Version) Introduction & Assist Two Books: 1. NABADWIPER NATYACHARCHA: SEKAL-EKAL ( Theater History Of Nabadwip ) 2. NADIAR NATYACHARCHA: SEKAL-EKAL ( Theater History Of Nadia ) WRITER -CHITTA BHADURI... Founder- 1.NABADWIP SAHITYA SAMAJ(GOVT. REGD.NO 81224) 2.SARA BANGLA LITTLE MAGAZINE EDITORS AND WRITERS FORUM 3.SHIKSHAK SUDARSON GOSWAMI SMRITI SANGSAD 4. SARASWAT BROMHO SREEGURU MISSIONshow more