Kunwar Viyogi, a National Award winning poet par excellence, was an Indian Air Force Officer and war veteran. Kunwar Viyogi aka Group Captain Randhir Singh, has written extensively in English, Dogri, Urdu and Hindi. A master sonneteer, he spun vivid imagery through his sonnets drawn from his life experiences on love, life, relationships, responsibility, divinity, nature and more. The word sonnet is derived from Italian “sonetto,” meaning a ‘little song’. A sonnet typically has 14 lines, and is written in iambic pentameter. Each line has 10 syllables. It has a specific rhyme scheme, and a volta, or a specific turn. Kunwar Viyogi’s comments on social norms, struggles of human existence and life lessons are wise, contemporary and find resonance among today’s youth. He has written more than 1000 sonnets in Dogri and English as well as ghazals, poems, dohas, kundalis, stories, short novels and features.