‘Idiosyncrasy’ By A 17 year old young budding poetess – Twesha Dikshit



‘Idiosyncrasy’-A 17 year old young budding poetess – Twesha Dikshit  was formally released by renowned author Kira collection of poems by an Nagarkar at Hotel Mountview here. Idiosyncrasy also means peculiar behavioral traits of individuals, & the unveiling of the book was well attended by the literari of the city.

Photo by Parveen Kumar

The book also has some captivating photographs of Twesha’s father-Mitul Dikshit an avid photographer & well known educationist of tricity, from his collection of photographs taken during his  adventurous sojourns  of Inca Ruins and Amazon Rain Forests. Twesha  started writing stories at the very young age of 10 years and has continued to maintain a blog-www.magicofwordsweb.wordpress.com since the past two years. She is an avid traveler and has already travelled to 6 continents.

“For enhancing my poetry skills I have done an online course from California Institute of Arts and studied modern and contemporary poets. I would like to thank my family for letting me pursue writing & am elated as my first published work ‘Idiosyncrasy’ has been launched.” Said Twesha.

Twesha has a keen interest in Journalism and has done a 5 week online course ‘English for Journalism’ from University of Pennsylvania exploring print and digital media. She plans on studying Journalism and English at college. Her future aspirations include travelling and pursuing journalism. She finished her 10th grade from Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun and is currently finishing her high school from Strawberry Fields High School, Chandigarh.

Memories are all I have left And all the memories have left is me”

  “Nothing is left to be said.

Magic and madness,Dandelions and sadness;

Light and darkness, coexist within me;

There’s no other place I’d rather be.”

Madhav Kaushik ,Vice Chairman Chandigarh Sahitya Academy, who himself is a noted Poet said, “Twesha’s poems display a musicality, a wisdom well beyond her years, as well as that uniquely youthful lust for the pleasures and sorrows of the here and now. Congratulations to Twesha on penning these prodigious & deep in meaning poems.”

‘Idiosyncrasy’ has great lines of poetry, which like early morning jogs, succeed because they take your breath away momentarily only to leave you rejuvenated and oxygenated and high. Let’s welcome Twesha Dikshit a promising young poetess into our literary circles.



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