Shah Jehan Begum Ashrafi had been living in Mauritius and was an educator. She had been teaching English, French and Literature in colleges. Several plays written by her had been performed at the National Drama Festival in Mauritius. Her first published work is a study guide on Arthur Miller’s play ‘All My Sons’. Writing poetry is her passion and she is also working on a novel and some short stories. Now the author lives in Canada and wishes to take up other jobs and widen her experience and knowledge.
'Poems from the Soul' is a collection of poems. The poems are based on different themes. These themes are the results of the range of experiences that daily life teaches to human beings. They reflect meditation. Free verse has been used to let the poet express feelings and emotions without being interrupted by barriers posed by concrete forms in poetry.