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Fatema Pocketwala
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The Midnight Scrawls

3.60  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  6 reviews
The Midnight Scrawls is a collection of poems about love, relationships, hardships, tears, joy, pain, betrayal, friendship, war, hope, faith, etc, everything that a person experiences in his life. Whether they are bitter truths, dark phases of life or happy endings. Each poem represents different emotions and incidents in a persons life. It highlights the dark chapters in ...more
Paperback, 1 edition (2020)
Published 2020 by Virgin Leaf Books, an imprint of Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd
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Khyati Gautam
Mar 10, 2020 rated it liked it
This generation belongs more to the night than days. This generation finds relief in the darkness of night and keeps talking about the 3 a.m. conversations. This generation finds people more real in the midnights. This generation asserts that writers are only born out of pain, grief, and perpetual darkness. 

The Midnight Scrawls by Fatema Pocketwala is a collection of poems presented in the monochromatic fashion. Why you'd ask? Have a look at the inside pages of the book and you'll know. The
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Vidhya Thakkar
Mar 23, 2020 rated it liked it
This book has the bitter truths, dark phases of life and happy endings. Each poem revolves around different emotions and incidents in one's life. It has some dark chapters, some sweet moments of life, the memories that a person experiences in his life.
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The beautiful pictures with each poem make this book more interesting. They're really amazing which makes this book more special. . It's a collection of poems about love, relationships, hardships, tears, joy, pain, betrayal, friendship and many
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John  Trident
Mar 02, 2020 rated it liked it
He didn't have a smartphone to keep checking
his children's pictures on social media
But he had a picture in his wallet which captured
their innocent souls

Her naked body
was a sight to devour,
But the demon himself
was afraid of her soul

He gave her white roses,
Next year, it was a bundle of yellow roses
Each year after that, he gave her
red roses,
Which lay on her grave to wither.

The book starts on a good note with beautiful musings & short poems which touches our hearts poignantly. In every aspect,
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shruti
Feb 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
When words meet paper, emotions gain new perspectives. 'The Midnight Scrawls' by Fatema Pocketwala is an intricately written collection of poetry on multiple topics. With sorrow, happiness, love and heartbreak - this book inculcates an array of feelings under one umbrella.

War, love, betrayal, brother-sister bonds, the poet has penned down every emotion in lucid and simple verses. The poems spoke to me and they felt so real. I have found a lot of favourites among them and it is a book I would
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Pretty Little Bibliophile
The Midnight Scrawls was an okay poetry book.
More than that, it was a visual treat. The book is very much like an album and I loved the various shots that accompanied the poetic pieces. they were all in black and white and I think that that really enhanced and helped make the poems more impactful.
As for the topics, the pieces cover a wide range such as innocent love, family, self-discovery, depression, and mental health, gratitude, war, religion, etc. There were also other snippets of works
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Hema
Mar 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
𝗛𝗲 𝗮𝗹𝘄𝗮𝘆𝘀 𝗺𝗮𝗱𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗳𝗲𝗲𝗹 𝗶𝗻 𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗱,
𝗕𝘂𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗰𝗮𝗺𝗲 𝗮𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗴,
𝗦𝗵𝗲 𝗮𝗹𝘄𝗮𝘆𝘀 𝗳𝗲𝗹𝘁 𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗱𝗲𝗱.
𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗱𝗶𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗺𝗮𝗱𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗲 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘁𝗿𝘂𝗲 𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝗶𝘀."
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This was my first read for 2020 and I am sooo happy that my first read was a 5 star for me. This book is so beautiful to see and to read. I think there is not even one poem that I didnt like. I loved every bit of reading this amazing piece.
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This book has a mixture of poetries like love, heartbreak, war, couples, wedding, friendship and soo much more.
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