#WorldKidLitWednesday: Bicki-Books (Set 2)

What a wonderful concept! This series of pocket-sized picture books, originally published in Latvian, pairs a classic or modern poem with artwork commissioned from a contemporary illustrator. I originally highlighted the Bicki-Books (Set 2) in my recommended list of reads for infants and preschoolers, but a two-line mention does not do them justice. These six … Continue reading #WorldKidLitWednesday: Bicki-Books (Set 2)

#WorldKidLitWednesday: Little Parsley

Inger Hagerup is recognized as one of Norway's greatest 20th century poets. Originally published in 1961 with illustrations by Paul René Gaughin, Little Parsley is a classic collection of 17 of her poems for children, freshly translated from the Norwegian by Becky Lynn Crook. Ideally suited to children in lower primary, Little Parsley is an … Continue reading #WorldKidLitWednesday: Little Parsley

#WorldKidLitWednesday: Poems the Wind Blew in

Sometimes it’s the little observations that spark the imagination and inspire readers to look anew at the world around them. Written by well-known Spanish poet Karmelo C. Iribarren and translated by Lawrence Schimel, this slim book of illustrated children’s poems is a source of wonder and enjoyment for children ages 6 and up. Iribarren invites … Continue reading #WorldKidLitWednesday: Poems the Wind Blew in

Three poems of a legendary writer Tulasi Diwasa from Nepal

The first day of Nepali literature month started with the posting of three poems of poets Tulasi Diwasa, Usha Sherchan, and Govinda Giri Prerna. The first poem of the first day was of a legendary writer Tulasi Diwasa from Nepal. Today, the very last day of the Nepali Literature Month, I take an opportunity to … Continue reading Three poems of a legendary writer Tulasi Diwasa from Nepal

Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Komal Malla, Viplob Pratik, and Suresh Jung Shah

‘Come with your friends and beloved’ by Komal Malla Poet Komal Malla, the President of Nepalese Literature Development Council UK is one of the renowned Nepalese poets living in the UK. More than a dozen poetry books and song albums have already been published and currently, three more poetry books are in the press. Poet … Continue reading Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Komal Malla, Viplob Pratik, and Suresh Jung Shah

Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Dr Dubasu Chettri, Bhupendra Khadka and Bhupeen

Today, I am presenting poems of Dr. Dubasu Chettri, Bhupendra Khadka, and Bhupeen. 'Third eye' by Dr. Dubasu Chettri Dr. Dubasu Chettri (Dr. Durga Bahadur Subedi) is an ambassador of Nepal to the United Kingdom, Malta, and Ireland and is a permanent representative of Nepal to the IMO, WEC, ICO & ITC. He is the … Continue reading Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Dr Dubasu Chettri, Bhupendra Khadka and Bhupeen

‘Depression and his death’: A poem by Dr Sangita Swechcha

Today, I bring you my poem 'Depression and his Death'. Research suggests that one in four persons in his/her lifetime suffers from a mental health problem. The severity of the problem is large. However, we do not tend to take this very seriously. I would like to dedicate this poem to all those who have … Continue reading ‘Depression and his death’: A poem by Dr Sangita Swechcha

A review of Lokendra Chand’s poetry collection: ‘Spring: An Adept Director’ by Subash Singh Parajuli

Today, I have a book review by Subash Singh Parajuli on Lokendra Chand's poetry collection 'Spring: An Adept Director'. About the author of ‘Spring: An Adept Director’   Lokendra Bahadur Chand is the former Prime Minister of Nepal. He assumed four times the Prime Ministership of different ages for years before the declaration of the … Continue reading A review of Lokendra Chand’s poetry collection: ‘Spring: An Adept Director’ by Subash Singh Parajuli

Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Dr. Rupak Shrestha, Bhisma Upreti and Dr. Tanka Upreti

Today, I present three poems by three poets from Nepal. 'To Orchid' by Dr. Rupak Shrestha Rupak Shrestha, a renowned figure in the Nepalese Diaspora in the United Kingdom is originally from Pokhara, Nepal. He lives in London. His solo recitations have been popular. He is sound in various forms of poetry such as Free … Continue reading Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Dr. Rupak Shrestha, Bhisma Upreti and Dr. Tanka Upreti

Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Nirmal K Thapa, L B Chettri and Prollas Sindhulia

Today, I present three poems by three poets from Nepal. 'Shaky Pears' by Nirmal Kumar Thapa Nirmal Kumar Thapa from Nepal is a unique poet and famous for his spiritual blend and contemporary life to present in his poetic graph. His dozens of previous book work welcomed gracefully. Nirmal's recent work is Crystal Vs Nirmal. … Continue reading Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Nirmal K Thapa, L B Chettri and Prollas Sindhulia