Aamina authors books on poetry

Natika BhatAamina Hamid, a student, hailing from Lasjan Srinagar has authored two English poetic collections.Her first book, ‘The Aura of an Unsteady Hope’, is a collection of poems signifying the ‘teenage’ phase of life. It was published by Notion Press Chennai in 2017.Her second book ‘The Masquerade’ was published last year 2020 by Amazon Kindle Publishing. “This book aims to unravel the mysteries of emotions that seem to make or break the very foundation of our happiness,” says Aamina who after completing her schooling from Delhi Public School Srinagar started writing poems. She is currently pursuing  her bachelor’s degree in English literature from Amar Singh College Srinagar.“I came to know about my skill when I was studying in class 12th. I started to write poems just as an escape. Whatever I felt and thought I jotted it down.”Amina writes poems about her own feelings.“Whenever I felt something even at night, I woke to write and record all those feelings. This way I wrote about 40-50 poems.”Aamina says her father motivated her to get them published.“It is only because of my father that today I’m the author of the two poetic books. He encouraged me and got the poems into the shape of books.”After completing her studies Aamina wants to work in a publishing house where she would get to read the manuscripts of the other people.She also wants to become a poetess.

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