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It's a cloudy monsoon night and you can hear thunder rumbling outside your window. You light a candle and let the scent of cedar wood waft through the air. In the kitchen, a cup of hot cocoa is bubbling. The only other variable to complete the evening is poetry. Switch on relaxing tunes, listen to the patter of the raindrops outside and take your pick from these 7 books of poems that will submerge you in a sea of emotions.

Light Filters In: Poems by Caroline Kaufman is the young author's debut which captures the rawness of being human and features 40 illustrations by Yelena Bryksenkova.

Noora: A Collection Of Poems by Abir Sinha is the accomplished author's take on poetry that will take the reader on a voyage of emotions.

I Hope This One Finds You: To The Ones That Could Never Belong by Samica Mehta is filled with intensity and warmth in every line of the simply written poetry.

Malhaar: When It Pours, Soak Yourself In Poetry by Ambica Uppal is made for nights like these as it dwells into a sea of love, grief and inspiration while it pours outside.

Milk And Honey by Rupi Kaur is a New York Times bestseller that made the author a literary name. In four chapters, it tackles themes of violence, love, loss and femininity.

The Dark Between Stars by Atticus Poetry, a New York Times bestseller, is a heartfelt illustrated journey of love and romance told through the written word.

Rumi A New Translation by Farrukh Dhondy pours the wisdom and beauty of Rumi's words onto paper, who has continued to stay popular even decades later.

Ninety-Seven Poems by Terribly Tiny Tales that started from the famous Facebook page, is a curated book of poems by hand-picked authors which have been condescended to 140 characters.

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