Thirteen hours to fly is philosophical collection of poetry and prose that serves as a beautiful and resonating souvenir. Filled with ethereal illustrations by Scharlay Winstenna. The author divides this book into three parts; first seven hours, next five hours and lastly the thirteenth hour, that have the respective narratives of time and flights of the soul through confusing haze, halted growth, seeking a revival and reminder for every soul about the enigmatic complexities conjured by the human heart, subconscious brain that ultimately lead to the destruction of their subtle souls. Consequently, arriving at a phase of human nature that explores itself through agony, embracing of uncertainty and difficult times, realizations, self-development and growth, change, power, and eventually the resiliency of oneself that comprehends only one thing that our nature of the soul may be delicate but it’s entirely invincible.
The book is further divided into the last part where it explores the bewildering notions of love, nerve wrenching emotions and affections that destroy the wings of our souls where it starts flying blinding towards what it is attracted by. It also comprehends that everything is illusionary when one flies beyond the secret skies of love to find something that has no source but a harsh fall. Lastly, the book ends with serving several messages which comprehend the notions of time and finally finding the real kind of revival.
Schone Bethal is a young philosophical writer, and a poet from Pakistan, also a photographer, editor, a university student and an active social entrepreneur running a small scale enterprise called Angels to the rescue Pakistan which aims at helping people and permeate awareness of mental health. Schone started writing poetry when he was in his early teenage time and with the passage of time when he had the affinity and fantasy for exploring profound human nature and it’s depiction and relation with photography through which his further writings and poems were inspired and influenced. He has written columns and poems for local magazines and contributed in a famous youth and art magazine called Andaaz magazine with a philosophical article that also had the narratives of nature with a relation of our lives.