TRILOCHAN SINGH BHASIN
Written with astonishing candidness, this collection of Poems by Trilochan Singh Bhasin is appealing in its sheer starkness
or telling it as it is ,the story of “Days of Our Years”.
Not just personal , but delving into every aspect of the human condition ,the vulnerabilities , the triumphs , the hopes ,
the Poet takes on events in history and politics around the globe that have left their mark on humankind .
All the while one is witness to the underlying loneliness and sensitivity of the poet .
As the mountains echo in the composition
Titled “Saryu in Bageshwar “, one is delighted by the lyrical tones of the poem .
The poems on Mumbai during the 50’s
carry a special nostalgic feel .
The section devoted to “Poetry and Revolt “
finds resonance in our leftist leanings as we
grappled with student movements and
workers struggles !
The Poem “Telangana”,a poignant narrative of the peasant strife in that state strikes a chord even today .
As one ponders over the depth and intensity of the poems one is left with a picture of The carpenter in “Sukhatal Graveyard “ sawing through the mist of immortality .
Thoroughly enjoyed reading it.
A must read for everyone in general and for Poetry lovers in particular .