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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Ananya Chatterjee is a software professional working for Oracle India Pvt Limited. A gold-medalist in Computer Science, she is the author of the Amazon bestseller, The Poet & His Valentine, a collection of verses. Another Soliloquy and The Blind Man's Rainbow are her other books. She was the winner of the Ekphrasis Poetry Contest at the National Poet's Meet 2015. She has been awarded Certificate of Merit as part of Reuel International Award for Literature, 2015. Ananya also worked as a translator for the poems by actor and poet Soumitra Chatterjee, published in the book Forms Within. She lives in Kolkata with her husband and two children.

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Ananya Chatterjee



Here, in my land
death falls like
the midnight rains
I can hear its steady
Drumming on the periphery
of my brains
It doesn't whip me awake
rather lulls me into
a deeper slumber
of sedated indifference.

Such is my land.
Death falls here like the midnight rains.