Path towards your dreams is never easy – Upasana Madaan
INTERVIEW WITH UPASANA MADAAN
CONTRIBUTING POET OF JEREMIAD OF HEARTS
A short and sweet introduction of yourself. *
I am a 48 years old housewife. Mother of two children . I have done everything form sports and dancing to writing in my college days. I have started writing after 10 years again.
When did you first start writing? *
When I was 18
Do you remember what you wrote first? *
भगवान ने सोचा एक बार ,कैसे जाउ सबके पास?सारे बच्चे मेरे खास। उसने फिर एक जुगत लगाई , सोचा होजाए सबकी भलाई। ऊसने दिया एक वरदान, मां था उस वरदान का नाम।
How did you get interested in writing? *
I got praise in school from my favourite teacher once. That is how I got interested in it.
Who or what has been inspiration? *
The fact that I am able to do something different. The fact that family loves my poems keeps me motivated. I take inspiration from every positive thing in the world.
Who are your favorite authors/poets? Why? *
Premchandji, ravindranath Tagore ji sharad chand ji
How do you feel when you write? *
I feel as if I am talking to a friend . It feels like being in the lap of a mother.
What are your other hobbies? *
I like painting, drawing, dancing and everything and anything where I can use my creativity.
How did you feel when you got your selection mail? *
Good to know that some people are here to support us.
What do you think about poetry? *
Poetry ! I don’t know how to define it. You are usually short of words while defining something you really love. It is my way of being happy.
Do you think rhymes are important for poems? Why so? *
No, Rhymes are definitely not important because poetry is about conveying your feelings and thinking in twisted way. There’s no fixed way to do that. Poet knows no bars or rules. Rhyme is a just one way of writing .
A few words for your readers? *
Firstly, I wouldn’t like to say thanks to all the readers . I may not be the best one to read about but I am surely not the worst because I improve myself everyday.
What do you wish to say to budding writers? *
I will say that the road is not easy but worth it. Path towards your dreams is never easy whether it is about writing or any thing else. You just have to keep moving forward.
Thank you for your valuable time. Hope you had a nice time answering us. All the best for your future endeavors.