Nascent Wings

A Poetic Endeavor

Poetry - General
116 Pages
Reviewed on 10/17/2013
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Author Biography

Surabhi is a Mass Communication student from Delhi, India. She is 23 years old and she belongs to a middle class Hindu family. Her father is a doctor and her mother is a teacher.
She has worked for news agencies, magazines and regional newpapers as script writer and feature writer. Currently, she is working as a book reviewer for a Hindi magazine 'Kitab'. She has been awarded the 'Best Communications Skills' title by Cartoonist Pran Kumar Sharma, the Walt Disney of India, in the year 2011.
Nascent Wings, a Penguin Random House Publication, is her debut book. Now, she is working on her second script which is a popular fiction novel.
Poetry is Surabhi's hobby and writing is her passion. She believes that creativity is not specific, it is vast. So, she doesn't want to confine her writings to a specific genre.
Nascent Wings has been appreceated by the readers and the media as well.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Nascent Wings: A Poetic Endeavor by Surabhi is a collection of poems where the poet takes you on a journey of different aspects of life that challenge and change your perspective. The verses are motivational and simple in language. Well worded, the poems speak about social issues, love, and other emotions. The poems are all thematic and the classification makes it easy for the reader to decide what to choose first to read.

Poetry is always a creative art. It is just not an expression of emotions; it also reflects the creative side of a writer. Poetry has no rules as to how to pen it, so it is always the writer's aesthetic talent that is reflected. That is why reading poetry is interesting. I found the set of poems under 'Society' very challenging. The poet has tried to capture the current society of her country, India, and the social issues faced in the country, both negative and positive. She speaks very effectively about the stigma against having a girl child and how unsafe a girl is in her country. Another good theme the poet covers in this book is 'Change' which is also very motivating and inspiring.

This collection covers many emotions which have affected the poet's thinking in one way or the other and motivated her to share those feelings with readers. The poems all have good wordplay where emotions are conveyed very effectively. I enjoyed this.



James Clifford

Wonderful poems!

Shreya Verma

An excellent collection of beautiful poems..

Akshay Mahajan

Beautiful poems!!


i completely agree .its a great book with poems that touch your heart and u can truly relate them to your own experiences.and i m sure every1 will love it


A complete package! Very well written. Amazing language.. the writer seems promising .

An excellent collection o

A Must Read..