Black, Blue, Purple, Pale by Gita Bhattacharya
A book of poetry on the evolution of the mind

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Travel on the roller coaster ride of the human mind. Each section in Black, Blue, Purple, Pale, captures the emotional intensity of the state of mind that each color represents. Starting with the darkly rumbling inner-pain personified in "Black," girls with "Lithium and Laced Leggings" and "Creatures of the Night" will "Divide by Zero" and "Break the Framework of Society and Self." The darkness melts into "Blue," where confusion and chaos reign in the world of "The Castlebuilder" and "Quantum Subshells." Things begin to recalibrate themselves in "Purple," as the speaker discovers a "Sensuous and Soporific" love that inevitably brews "A Fire Inside." Finally, "Pale" represents the speaker's catharsis and emotional maturity. But not completely white, "Pale" leaves the speaker painfully cognizant of the scars and mistakes of the past. A beautiful and modern anthology, Black, Blue, Purple, Pale celebrates the great spectrum of emotions--sorrow, confusion, passion, and acceptance-- that characterize personal growth.

About Gita Bhattacharya

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Gita graduated from Troy High School in Fullerton, California, where she quickly gravitated towards her English, philosophy, and science classes. Curious about human nature, both its psychological and physiological aspects, Gita began writing prose and poetry that were inspired by a variety of subjects including ethics, the meaning of life, love, genetics, global warming, and even quantum physics. After inviting New York Times Bestselling author Alyson Noel to speak at her high school's Writers' Club, Gita finally decided it was time to publish her her work. Black, Blue, Purple, Pale is Gita's first book. A diverse collection of poems, Black, Blue, Purple, Pale outlines the transition from sorrow and regret to acceptance and happiness that often occurs in life. Gita is an undergraduate at Harvard University where she plans on majoring in neurobiology or human development and regenerative biology.
Published September 13, 2012 by AuthorHouse. 78 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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