Sharmishtha Basu is an unemployed artist, writer who is out to test her works, looking for publicists, literary agents and gallant, generous readers, to see if they can help her to build an “unorthodox” career, a path followed by many before, some has been blessed with success, most have not, let us see what you make of her attempts! A failure or success- it all depends on you. These are pieces from her book, the book is available on createspace and amazon- It is a collection of poems and black and white illustrations to go with them. Some are photographs, others paintings, cyber sketches mainly.
Devil decided it’s high time
He has been sowing his seeds too long
Now he wanted to reap the harvest
He decided to take over the world.
He placed his most ardent admirers
In law, force, media and politics
All the men and women who sold
Their body, soul and dignity to him.
He captured the world using them
They acted like his eye, ear, hand and tongue.
Together they fooled everyone for long
Finally devil asked them to announce him God.
He wore a robe like Christ, placed a false crown
Proudly he sat on a glorious throne
His slaves clapping their hands again and again,
Suddenly the clapping stopped, a child spoke.
“He is not God! Look at his tail and horn!”