The Weight of Dreams by Jeevan BhagwatThe Weight of Dreams by Jeevan Bhagwat

The Weight of Dreams

byJeevan Bhagwat

Paperback | December 10, 2012

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The Weight of Dreams is a full length poetry manuscript that deals primarily with the theme of dreams and how they inform us from a conscious and unconscious perspective. It is intended for readers who are intrigued by how dreams play an important role in shaping our understanding of not only ourselves, but of our reality. The first part of the book is a long sequence poem entitled "The Weight of Dreams" which examines the romantic aspect of love and focuses on emotions resulting from loss and longing. The second part of the book consists of individual poems that deal with dreams and other issues. Many of the poems in the book have been previously published in literary journals/magazines and websites. Some have won awards and honourable mentions in contests sponsored by the Scarborough Arts Council, The Canadian Authors Association, and The Ontario Poetry Society. It is my sincere hope that The Weight of Dreams will not only help readers to discover truths about themselves, but develop a greater appreciation for poetry and the role it plays in shaping our lives.
Jeevan Bhagwat lives and works in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. His work has been published in many literary magazines/websites in Canada and the U.S. including The Amethyst Review, Archaeology, Blue Skies, Quills, and in anthologies by The Ontario Poetry Society and The Canadian Authors Association. In 2003 and 2005 he was awarded the...
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Title:The Weight of DreamsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.17 inPublished:December 10, 2012Publisher:On Demand Publishing, LLC-Create SpaceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0981979769

ISBN - 13:9780981979762

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Read! This is a great collection of beautiful poetry.
Date published: 2016-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enchanting and Accessible Canadian Poetry The Weight of Dreams by Jeevan Bhagwat is an enchanting and accessible book of poetry that compels the reader to follow the initially vulnerable voice of a sensitive poet through a spirit-haunted dreamscape into the captivating light of the natural world and everyday life. With a rare romantic sensibility, Bhagwat expresses delight and reverence in lyrical tributes to the feminine and to nature. Sad and touching, passionate and meditative, and always readable, this first full length collection by the author, published in 2012, marked the arrival of an exciting new voice on the Canadian poetry scene.
Date published: 2016-01-19