From living a Poetic life to writing poetry Shristi Sainani launched her Book ‘Ochre’ in Ahmedabad

From living a Poetic life to writing poetry Shristi Sainani launched her Book ‘Ochre’ in Ahmedabad

Ochre is a composition of poems that take a surreal stance on love, longing and loss. It is a collection of 61 abstract poems where the words have freedom from literal meanings.

Shristi Sainani is Indian National born in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, brought up in the West African country of Nigeria and presently she is living in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Ochre is the first publication book which showcases her work in poetry. Her passion for writing started at an early age, she started writing prose and poetry when she was 16. She has written culture-based articles for multitudes of forums. Side by side she also wrote poetry, which was a direct result of the people she met, experiences she had and the situations she fell into.

Before she decided to publish her first book Ochre, she completed her Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Sydney. Currently she is pursuing her Masters in Art Curatorship, while working for a Melbourne-based Art Advisory.

On the occasion of book launch, Shristi Sainani, Author of Ochre – A collection poem, said “To me, words have the power to break me down and let me shed the wolf skin I glue to my sheep bones. They have the power to strengthen me, make me forget my sheep bones and focus on my lion heart. I find courage when I pen down my poems. I hope for the people who read my book to find pieces of themselves within the words, lines, pages of Ochre. And perhaps a similar sense of empathy, expression brings my way.”

Reach to Author for the book ‘Ochre – A collection of Poems’ at – sainanishristi@outlook.com

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