?Feminine portraits? is an outstandingly remarkable evidence to the sublime purpose of poetry. Mrs. Thakur aesthetically and skilfully delves deep into the female consciousness, particularly Indian feminine psyche, leaving no stone unturned. The plethora of colours reflecting myriad shades of a woman?s life is not only captivating but soul stirring as well. The anthology has sixtytwo poems, portraying versatile faces of Indian women, their journey, exploring, unveiling and meeting the various challenges, both physical and spiritual.