“Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement” ; discovers his own fears, finds embedded his own dreams, and draws from it, his own ambitions.
“Wind Beneath My Wings” explores how this dialect speaks to famous Indians across all fields- philanthropy, sports, literature, science, politics, as well as media. Through a collection of their favorite poems, it portrays how poetry can reign over the head and heart of even the most powerful and successful.
What is it about poetry that fuels a journey of self –discovery and inspiration for these eminent men and women? Read along, be inspired, and find the Wind Beneath your Wings.About the Author
Aanandita Vaghani has recently completed the IB Program from Ecole Mondiale World School Mumbai. Apart from editing and writing for various school publications, she has chaired a poetry workshop activity in school, receiving a special mention for her poetry at Baccalaureate, a competition between IB Schools. She was the Student Editor of Parent Edge, a parenting magazine in 2012. In 2011, she attended the Advanced Creative Writing course at the Columbia Summer School and in 2012, a course in Psychology at Stanford Summer School.
Poetry is Aanandita’s passion and this self anointed ‘wordaholic’runs ‘Poetically Incorrect’ a website that shares the poetic zeal with poetry fanatics and budding poets. A budding psychologist, her own poetry is a call for ecological responsibility and societal change. It is also reflective of her desire to explore the intricacies of the human mind, something she wishes to delve further into as she pursues her dream to travel the world and experience new cultures.Testimonial
Thank you to my Publishing Consultant Pooja Shah for improving, improvising and imagining the dream of my first book. – Aanandita VaghaniAbout the Designer
Neha Bhansali is a graphic designer that lives and works in Mumbai.About the Photographer
Ashima Mehra is a leading fashion photographer. She has been the official photographer for Elle and L'officiel Magazine in India. She has graduated with a Masters in Photography from The London College of Fashion and lives between New York, London & Mumbai.About the Illustrator
Uday M is a Sir J.J. School of art alumnus that specializes in caricature and portraiture.Selected Double Spreads