All posts by Meena Chopra

Meena Chopra is an award-winning poet & visual artist with a passion for words, space, colors, and forms. Born and brought up in India, she now lives in Toronto, Canada. After a career as a designer in the fashion industry, she switched to fine arts & writing poetry both in English and Hindi, her native language. She has authored three poetry books and is published in literary journals world- wide. In 2018, her art and writings won awards from the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada. See www.meenachopra-artist.com

She Descends – Poem by Meena Chopra

Crisp autumn air
Splendid bronze
Marinated gold
Silver and copper
The entire landscape
Quilted
She descends
The deepest splendour
The palette
for she has swallowed
All the colours and
The fire
The skyline
The setting sun
The gold and the orange
Burnt earth
The molten core
Sienna and the umber
The cool clouds,
Icicles
Bright and royal purple sky.
Dripping ceruleans
The formidable sea
SHE! The Restless Streak

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The Evolution of Literature and Ethnic Languages — by Meena Chopra

Language and culture are inter-woven in our normal lives, but the depth or the centre point, from where all the imagination and creativity originates in the form of art and literature, is obscured in the hidden layers of the unconscious self. It is from the deepest layer of the self where all the diversity of life springs. At the same time, it is the focal point, or an ultimate abode, for diverseness becoming oneness of being.

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