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Introducing Balroop Singh’s new poetry collection—Moments We Love

 

Book Blurb

Moments of fragrant love that stand frozen in time, of dreams that dare not unfold, of passion that fleets by, of erratic joy that we meet at the crossroads of life, butterflies of time that add color to our dark moments to scare the demons away – I have gathered all of them in this book. Some of them whisper softly to create a magical aura while spring of life sings with them, trying to wipe silent tears. Mother Nature steps in with all her grandeur to breath quiet messages of tranquility.

Each poem would soothe your emotions with élan and add a dash of color to your life. Life – that doesn’t halt for your sad moments; that just floats by. You just need to dive in to soak in myriads of moments to discover how it could ignite positive tones. All the poems in this collection are imaginary but inspired from people around me, some of whom chose to share their frustrations and tremors with me. Sometimes I could read between the lines to pen my thoughts down.

Memories and moments merge here

Today when I return to share

The glow of rainbows

Embers of emotional entreaties

And smoldering debris.

 

Book Information

Title: Moments We Love

Author: Balroop Singh

Genre: Poetry

Available at: Kindle https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07W57M462

US UK DE FR ES IT NL JP BR CA MX AU IN

 

The Editor’s Review

A brilliant poet may not color the tangible but rather unearth the hues of the intangible to coat specific dimensions to life. Balroop Singh masterfully spots the hues, decluttering them to seek particularity, taking us to the core of her dynamic worldview. ‘Words just swirled around us, Eager to be spoken, Sitting on the tip of tongues, We were guessing, The stories that lay within’ is one of her call-outs to help unhide the potent of what we don’t express.

Moments We Love is an enthralling and affecting spread of poems on a table where Balroop’s polished menu commands that the cuisines of life be consumed gently, each breath be taken consciously, and the fleeting feels between the lines be mined timely.

While ‘Breezy silence of your eyes, When they stirred skies’ points to the unimaginable possibilities of a heart with warmth, and ‘Morning mist obscured my view, Chilly winds enveloped me, Yet the lure of unknown love’ romances us into the sweetness of longing, ‘I pass by this desolate path, Receding foliage reminds me, Blossoms don’t smile here’ singes our passivity to avoid a future of disquiet.

What oxygenates in the book for the reader is the author’s uncompromising clarity that flows inward, and while it brims inside with rhythm and melody, we begin to make sense of what rushes outward, altering perspectives. And though the world that her words weave reflects our realities, she doesn’t abandon us for her webs of hard truths—if maneuvered lovingly, have solutions within. ‘A precursor of serenity, Glimmer glows within me, I abandoned your crutches.’

When I was reading the book, I was constantly reminded of the likelihood that some of the poems might be autobiographical, impressing me since only a brave and intelligent writer could dish out the emotions like she did; only a compassionate writer could stand in the line of fire and yet smile, and yet be thoroughly objective for the benefit of the others.

Book after book that Balroop has penned, she has been unwaveringly consistent with her universal themes. And with Moments We Love, she eloquently inspires us to believe in self and stand tall without fear; that our fear is indeed our solution. The impact of her verse is such that when I look at a peach and think that if peach were fear and its seed a solution, I can chew through the fruit—gently and consciously and through the heartbeats of resistance—to find my solution. Well, Balroop can unearth the hues of the seed without a single bite, which defines her writing.

Like she writes, ‘Still holding the fragments? Still haunted by ghosts? Loosen that grip, Let the demons fly.’ Yes, I say. Eat your fear. After all, the solution is at the core and we can plant the seed to sprout more solutions.

–  Mahesh Nair (Editor/Reviewer)

 

Excerpt

 

Eternal Love

 

Like soft flowers under our feet

Like lovely drops of first rain

Like moonlight soothing our eyes

Love tiptoes into our life

 

It carries us far into wilderness,

Its magic unfolds with trust

Its gentle caresses mesmerize

Its fragrance ferries amorous delight

 

Love is that exquisite emotion

Which remains deeply dormant

Till that irresistible urge beckons

And it becomes a force to reckon

 

Love ignites a fire within us

A fire of passion, of quest, of possession

It leads us into new adventures

It makes life so exhilarating

 

Love drowns dreary thoughts

It gives wings to our heart,

It transports us into another world

A world of blissful choice

 

True love keeps smiling in our eyes

Like a fountain that never dries

It instills hope, respect, patience

The journey of love is so elating.

 

About the Author

Balroop Singh, a former teacher and an educationalist always had a passion for writing.  She is a poet, a creative non-fiction writer, a relaxed blogger and a doting grandma. She writes about people, emotions and relationships. Her poetry highlights the fact that happiness is not a destination but a chasm to bury agony, anguish, grief, distress and move on! No sea of solitude is so deep that it can drown us. Sometimes aspirations are trampled upon, the boulders of exploitation and discrimination may block your path but those who tread on undeterred are always successful.

When turbulences hit, when shadows of life darken, when they come like unseen robbers, with muffled exterior, when they threaten to shatter your dreams, it is better to break free rather than get sucked by the vortex of emotions.

A self-published author, she is the poet of Sublime Shadows of Life and  Emerging From Shadows, both widely acclaimed poetry books. She has also written When Success Eludes, Emotional Truths Of Relationships Read FREE with Kindle Unlimited and Allow Yourself to be a Better Person.

 

Balroop Singh has always lived through her heart. She is a great nature lover; she loves to watch birds flying home. The sunsets allure her with their varied hues that they lend to the sky. She can spend endless hours listening to the rustling leaves and the sound of waterfalls. The moonlight streaming through her garden, the flowers, the meadows, the butterflies cast a spell on her. She lives in San Ramon, California.

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Thanks so much for stopping by to meet my talented author friend and check out her newest poetry book. I know you’ll enjoy this beautiful collection of poems! ~Bette A. Stevens

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Comments on: "Moments We Love #NewRelease (Poetry) by Balroop Singh" (54)

  1. This review is compelling and the excerpt of Singh’s book is lovely. Great post.

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  2. Thank you for sharing!.. I often refer to poetry as thoughts that rhyme… 🙂

    “The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.” Gustave Flaubert

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  3. Wonderful review, Bette. Thanks for sharing. Congratulations to Balroop!

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  4. Many thanks dear Bette for introducing my latest poetry book. Your kind gesture is immensely appreciated. I am sure the poet in you would like it. I look forward to meeting your fraternity and connect with them. Love and hugs.

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  5. Bette, your review is clear and warm. We are brought right into Balroop new book. The
    Chosen verses and excerpts are beautiful.
    So, congratulation to you
    and to you Balroop. May the book fly into many hearts.

    Miriam

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  6. D.L. Finn, Author said:

    I have my copy to enjoy. What a lovely poem describing love so perfectly!

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  7. Bette, thanks for bringing Balroop Singh’s poetry collection to our attention. It sounds like a compelling read.

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  8. What a gorgeous review, Bette. You captured the essence of Balroop’s poetry: eloquent yet honest and unflinching. ❤

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  9. such beautiful words
    full of life 🙂

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  10. What lovely poetry. I’m glad you brought this book to our attention. 🙂

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  11. Thank you Bette for sharing, have a weekend 🎐

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  12. Thank you Bette for those lovely compliments, you made my day! 🤗♥️

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  13. Wow! Thank you Bette for that review & those sweet poems!

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  14. Outstanding review for Balroop! Thank you for sharing, Bette! ❤️

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  15. I just finished it last night. All the above is true!

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  17. A beautiful poem by Balroop, Bette. I really enjoyed this book.

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  18. Bette, what a lovely review! Obviously, from the excerpt, the poet is extremely talented at writing her genre. Congratulations to Balroop on this new collection of poems.

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  19. Three cheers for Balroop! Such exquisite poetry and amazing reviews to celebrate. Thanks so much for sharing the love, Bette. Bravo to Balroop! XO

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  20. What a splendid review…the words take my breath away! What a must-read work by Balroop! Balroop, so proud of you! Your talent and way with words never cease to amaze me.

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  21. Great review–I never thought of fear as something like a peach. It’s a great metaphor, though–unusual ones seem to stick in the mind. Hurray for a new book from Balroop! Looking forward to it. : )

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