Official Site of Author and Poet Dilip Mohapatra

Welcome to the website of Dilip Mohapatra, a navy veteran who started writing poems since the seventies. His poems have appeared in various international and national literary journals and are also featured in the World Poetry Yearbook-2013 along with the works of 211 contemporary poets from 93 countries. The latest World Poetry Yearbook-2014 also carries his poems amongst 263 poets from 100 countries and areas.

He did his masters in Physics from Ravenshaw college, Cuttack and joined the Indian Navy thereafter. Post navy, he held senior leadership positions with the Tata and Suzlon groups of companies. He lives with his wife in Pune.

His first two collections of poetry, ‘A Pinch of Sun’ and ‘Different Shades’ were published by Authorspress in 2014. In 2015, his collection of 60 poems titled ‘Another Look’ was published by the same publisher. His next book to hit the stands is titled P2P nee Points to Ponder, released on 23 Aug 2015. This is a departure from his poetic pursuits and is a book of wisdom with his quotes on varied themes complemented with others’ quotes, graphics, anecdotes and parables. “Flow Infinite” is his fifth book.

His latest book, “Taming the Tides” has just been published by Authorspress and is available in and also on the publisher’s website.


C2C Book by Dilip Mohapatra

The book is developed as a Career Navigation Manual for the new entrants to the Corporate world. It not only gives an in-depth insight into cultivating the right mindset for entry into a corporate career but also deals with how to survive and succeed in one’s professional career.

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Taming the Tides is a collection of Dilip Mohapatra’s new and selected poems which though rooted to his intensely individualistic mind-scape, are resonant with human emotions, confirmations and contradictions, hopes and aspirations.

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Flow Infinite (Cover page) by Dilip Mohapatra

Flow Infinite is Dilip Mohapatra’s fourth poetry collection and includes his recent poems characterised by their wide range & profound depth and which echo his keen observation, his myriad moods, his social awareness and his sense of humour, while striking a balance between consonance and contradictions.

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Cover Page of Author Dilip Mohapatra's Book P2P

This is a compilation of some of the Author’s Facebook posts in the group called P2P nee Points to Ponder started by him during 2014. The book will have his thoughts in point form on various life issues like Relationship, Social, Spirituality, Humanity, etc.

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Another Look by Dilip Mohapatra

Another Look is the author’s third collection of poems published in July 2015.

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Different Shades is the author’s second collection of poems that reflects his myriad moods, memories and emotions.

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A Pinch of Sun and Other Poems is a collection of 60 poems. This collection stands out as a poetic output reflecting upon the multi coloured world of today’s life.

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