I took a brief survey of Suzan’s poetry. Perhaps, it reflects the life as it comes to her in which as Thomas Hardy says, “…happiness is but an occasional episode in the general drama of pain.” Hence, a sense of deep anguish, satire and irony runs throughout her poems with an occasional touch of humor.
She has wisely used her socio-economic-literary know how in presenting a panoramic view of life enhancing their impact through her superb poetic craftsmanship.
Although mostly pessimistic, she does not take a defeatist attitude towards life like Milton when he says in ‘Paradise Lost’:
“What though the field be lost?
All is not lost; th’ unconquerable will,