Sweet and Conscientious – Poetic RITUals by Ritu Bhathal

I am truly humbled.
A most wonderful review of my book, Poetic RITUals, by Kris from Crumpled Paper Cranes.
Honestly, I didn’t pay her!!!
Please check out her words, and her great blog in general!

Crumpled Paper Cranes

51OZQmeTjcL._SX311_BO1,204,203,200_“…there is something for most situations.”

Oh, is that right?

If we respect convention, my age warrants questions, about the longterm boyfriend I do not have, the left ring finger pale as eggshells, and what I would do upon receiving a call from the daycare director after baby’s first brawl. In the barest sense, during these conversations, I answer with “Not yet.” Motherhood is foreign to me, but projects in my planner beg for attention. My obligations are limited, and as of late, my deepest conversations consist of “goo-goo”s and “coo-coo”s with none other than my two cats, George Batman Michael and Tabby.

Ritu Bhathal has a cat. Children, a husband, a profession commanding compassion and patience. She maintains a blog, But I Smile Anyway. Here, we find authenticity. In the giddy, frazzling, and sometimes tear-worthy moments of a life we have encountered sometime before. The bus monitor, teacher…

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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. afternoonofsundries
    Jul 19, 2016 @ 05:12:24

    How wonderful!

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  2. Erika Kind
    Jul 17, 2016 @ 21:14:19

    Oh, this is just awesome, Sis! I am so happy you get this support! Today I finally made it having some peaceful time on my flight back for reading your book! I knew it was good and already knew many of the poems but it was wonderful to dive in into your world again, Sis!

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  3. Judy Martin
    Jul 17, 2016 @ 12:46:40

    Wow Sis, that is one hell of a brilliant review. Well done 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  4. The Story Reading Ape
    Jul 16, 2016 @ 20:26:57

    That’s a great review Ritu – Congratulations 👍😃😘

    Liked by 1 person


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