Patient Dignity


Dr Bashabi Fraser, CBE & Vibha Pankaj

Category: Poetry & Art
: 9781910895542
Format: Paperback
Pages: 112
Price: £9.99
Release date: 1 July 2021

We Will Meet Again

We will meet again
Not because a hurricane
Has driven us indoors
And brought havoc in its trail
But as we seek to hide
From an unseen foe
That lurks in the streets outside.

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Patient Dignity is a transnational collection of ‘Pandemic Poems’ and paintings that, among other things, compares India with Scotland. Vibha’s paintings go hand in hand with Bashabi’s evocative poetry.

About the Author

Dr Bashabi Fraser, CBE is an award winning poet, Professor Emerita of English and Creative Writing, Director of the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs), Editor-in-Chief at Gitanjali and Beyond, Honorary Fellow for the Centre for South Asian Studies at the University of Edinburgh and declared and ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ by Saltire Society in 2015.

Vibha Pankaj is an Edinburgh artist. Born in India, she has lived in Scotland for over 20 years. Her art reflects the landscapes of her feelings and memories – both real and imagined – from her childhood to the present – from Himalayas to Scottish hills – from everlasting benevolence of nature. She uses colour and texture to create these narratives.