The Agony: A Harmony of Bruised Soul


The Agony is an expression of trauma and culture of living a life of depression, desperation, hopeless thoughts, and aloofness. This is a psychological display of human experience. These poems are entwined between the impression of an experience of mind and body. The poems have ceased to be an expression of personal-self and represents the appearance of human behavior while they happen to be a victim of various types of traumas. There is a depiction of personal, social and psychological traumas through the poems have been painted with, it’s a canvas of emotions breamed with the bizarre incidents of life and self.

“Speak against unconscious oppression
Speak against the tyranny of the unimaginative
Speak against bonds”
Ezra Pound


Amir Bashir, 33, born in Srinagar, graduated in English Literature from Amar Singh College Srinagar. He pursued his Masters in English from university of Kashmir, and currently he is pursuing his Ph.D. in English. His area of specialization is Trauma studies. Besides he works on queer theory. His specialization influenced him to write more about the traumas which humans encounter at different stages. His collection of poetry is inclined upon the traumas of human life. He is interested in writing fiction other than poetry. He is currently teaching poetry and literary theory in Indira Gandhi National open University, and is working as part time content writer in the Post Graduate Department of English at Maulana Azad Urdu National University.

Book Details

ISBN: 9789393276186
Publisher: Apna Publisher
Number of Pages: 111
Dimensions: 5″x8″
Interior Pages: B&W
Binding: Paperback (Perfect Binding)
Availability: In Stock (Print on Demand)


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