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This is a poetry collection about motherhood by Sangita Kalarickal.

Praise for Mamina

Mamina is a delicate, poignant, and moving exploration of motherhood from poet Sangita Kalarickal. A fine debut.
Sean O’Connor
Poet, author, and editor of The Haibun Journal

Bewitching, bubbling poetry—like a warm cup of kehwa on a cold December day, sprinkled with crushed almond, saffron and cinnamon.
It warms the heart, stirs the soul, bringing a smile to the lips, raising hands upwards, grateful for the presence of mothers, grandmothers, and daughters in our lives.
Short, succinct and sweet poetry which you want to sip, and sip again, like a poetic glutton.
Santosh Bakaya, PhD
Award winning poet, novelist, biographer, TEDx speaker with more than 23 books across multiple genres

With her first published collection, Sangita Kalarickal has established herself as a potent creative force through poetry that bubbles from the wellspring of her heart. In Mamina, we come to know “Mother” as we have never known her. Between these covers, there is beauty, wisdom, joy, pain, and love—all woven together brilliantly with soft, caring words.
Richard Grahn
Poet, editor and founder, Drifting Sands Haibun

Mamina, mamma, amma, mother, mãe, maa, ammee, mathair… the emotion, the same world over. Sangita connects us to this emotion in Mamina. A collection of eighteen poems narrated in free verse and Japanese poetry forms, vivid with language that sets the tone of tenderness and reflection, and expressed in impeccable style, Mamina is a book one would want to savor on a flight or on a rainy day with a hot cup of coffee.
Vidya Shankar
Poet, writer, teacher, a ‘book’ in the Human Library

Magical circles of time fly around in her poems, waiting to be found, in concentric, lighted, elastic rays, stretching out in a child’s slow crawl across the floor, over a sudden scent of jackfruit leaf spoons in Ammamma’s congee...the vision of Mom in wisps of time in a mirror; and what do you find?
Wrinkles and lines fade away in everlasting touch, in missed buses, may paths converge, overwriting shadowy tremors of pain and loss.
A redeeming read of exquisite beauty.
Smeetha Bhoumik
Poet—The Polaris Trilogy, artist—The Universe Series, editor—Yugen Quest Review

This wonderful chapbook is grounded in the matrilineal, and in the challenges and joys of becoming and then being a mother. Sangita Kalarickal’s ability to craft strong haiku is clear throughout the collection, which also features free verse and hybrid forms.
Caitlin Jans
Poet, founder—The Poetry Marathon, and Authors Publish


    Books once sold cannot be returned.


    This is a paperback book with Perfect binding. Book size is 5 x 8 inches. It has 48 pages with black & white text. 


    The book will reach you within 10 days anywhere in India

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