The best part of us comes only in our worst times – Akalya Shanmugam
INTERVIEW WITH AKALYA SHANMUGAM
CONTRIBUTING POET OF JEREMIAD OF HEARTS
A short and sweet introduction of yourself.
I’m Akalya Shanmugam doing my B.A.English literature from India .I’m a girl who is mostly wanders in dreams but never lost .I pen up my wishes or happenings around me .Most of my poems revolve around women and girls .I’m trying to take to men as well. More and more is waiting to entertain you .Thank you
When did you first start writing?
At the age of 15
Do you remember what you wrote first?
How did you get interested in writing?
Just by reading books ❤
Who or what has been inspiration?
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Who are your favorite authors/poets? Why?
Chitra Divakaruni. Whenever I read her books I could feel a sense of supreme power in her writings.She takes me to a different world
How do you feel when you write?
It’s like the whole world is eager to know our feelings
What are your other hobbies?
Dancing , Photography ,Singing.Making up models with wires.
How did you feel when you got your selection mail?
I was on cloud nine and couldn’t believe my achievement.
What do you think about poetry?
POETRY is something which brings out your feelings even when you have no one to share .it’s like a combined emotion of the writer and the reader.
Do you think rhymes are important for poems? Why so?
Not all times it’s necessary. Maybe for some poems to add beauty to it .
A few words for your readers?
First of all I wish to thank you people for encouraging me to come up with my writings.I hope even you are interested in writing there’s no big deal for writing but before that do start reading .And all the poet’s or authors over here have given their utmost level to satisfy you people .Do be with us and show your love and support . Thank you
What do you wish to say to budding writers?
Dear brothers and sisters , ‘The best part of us comes only in our worst times ‘ As you know having interest in writing is not such a easy task. You are supposed to have some patience and I know you will surely know and possess them .Never ignore’ criticism ‘ because it’s the root to your success. Do accept your mistakes with smile and see that you never repeat them again .Read Read Read the more you read the more best comes out of you. Best of luck to all my brothers and sisters I wish to see you people to become the best writers around the world. All the best .
Thank you for your valuable time. Hope you had a nice time answering us. All the best for your future endeavors.
I’m really grateful to you people because our success starts with you and thank you so much for recognizing us among the people.