by Dr. Babu Ram
Seasons of despair are causing relentless misery and pain, death, and destruction worldwide. The darkness blanketing hope is thickened by archaic beliefs and traditions, bigotry, greed, falsehoods, and ideological and religious fault lines. These negative forces perpetuate fear, disillusionment, and confusion, and nurture despondency in society.
Changing narratives further blur the line between truth and untruth, shifting the public’s perception in favor of vested interests in the society. The human resilience, social cohesion, and political stability are challenged.
How does one come out victorious through the seasons of despair?
Springs of Hope in the Seasons of Despair is built on the core foundations of the unwavering human spirit: faith, integrity, ingenuity, mutual love, respect, and trust. Through poetry, the author brilliantly illustrates how to create everlasting Springs of Hope in our hearts and minds, leaving behind the seasons of despair.
The poems are universal, with flavors of American, African, Chinese, and Indian culture and ethos. They shade light on society’s pains, pleasures, hopes and dreams. These poems are inspirational and uplifting, and guide the reader on how to avoid the traps of even darkest despair.