Follow your instincts – Avni Ratra
INTERVIEW WITH AVNI RATRA
CONTRIBUTING POET OF JEREMIAD OF HEARTS
A short and sweet introduction of yourself. *
Greetings , Hello , I am Avni . An introvert who found her comfort in ‘ Thoughts and Words . Less of anything else , but more of something that can grow me , nurture me and enhance my core strength grabs my attention. A little less to say , a lot to feel . A little more of sunshine , with the darkness to grow with the upheavals.
When did you first start writing? *
A self introspecting and a soothing journey, where words became the centre point of my life , began in 2015.
Do you remember what you wrote first? *
How did you get interested in writing? *
It was an evolutionary process in itself. Inner thoughts needed an expression, writing became my medium of communication with self .
Who or what has been inspiration? *
THOUGHTS!! The most powerful and imbibing Inspiration is a Thought. The thoughts dwelled and writing paved the way to carve them in the sense that most relates with the Beauty and Obstacles of life .
Who are your favorite authors/poets? Why? *
I am more driven to write than to read . I wish to have a voluminous collection of many poets and authors and look through words from their lens .
How do you feel when you write? *
I feel relaxed , motivated and calm.
What are your other hobbies? *
Silence and music Art work , Baking , to sense merriment.
How did you feel when you got your selection mail? *
It was ecstasy. A moment to relish , a moment that made my writing journey a memorable , masterpiece of my memory!
What do you think about poetry? *
Poetry- that binds an aura to the expressions of mind , it is life imbing , the words etched with emotions get a shape through poetry . Poetry is an emotion . ‘Lend an ear to the chorus of life ; the medium being Poetry.
Do you think rhymes are important for poems? Why so? *
No, rhymes are not necessary. Rhymes make a poem look symmetrical and sounds pleasent , poetry without a rhyme also connects .
A few words for your readers? *
Hello readers, Greetings !! As i embark on the journey, Jeremiad of Hearts as a poet , it is also a journey for you , as readers . I hope that my readers undergo a thought process while they read , they can connect ; a communication through words , the most worthy of all !
What do you wish to say to budding writers? *
Follow your instincts. Welcome inspiration, be open to everything , Writing will make you liberated . Sense every inch of life !
Thank you for your valuable time. Hope you had a nice time answering us. All the best for your future endeavors.
It was an experience , totally unimagined . Yet , the worthy of all !