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Megha's World

First Published in the Oddball Magazine

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and lift the veil of the darkness

like that cup of that warm leftover milk

curdled like my thoughts

sitting and getting consummated by the fall of the day

and soon the night will come bearing the

shadows of the doubts

the moon will scoop the fallen light

in this palms and smear across his face

as he always does every night

reflecting beauty in the borrowed light

the silence into soliloquy with night

will speak in a thousand unborn tongues

and I sit here tight-lipped

tongue shredded between the teeth

thinking of the

string of words

lodged in my throat

to bring an end

to this deep silence

lurking between you and me.

–Megha

Photo by Abdi Lopez on Unsplash

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Halloween special-Poetry Published in the Jitter Press Print Publication

Yes, its that time of the year when the dead and eerie things are celebrated. I have a publication in the forthcoming print publication of Prolific Press - Jitter Press. Jitter Press publishes excellent literary works from both established and emerging writers. Their publication includes poetry and fiction with an emphasis on themes of horror … Continue reading Halloween special-Poetry Published in the Jitter Press Print Publication

SMITTEN is the #1 New Release in Poetry Anthologies on Amazon!

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What readers are saying:

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ important book!

SMITTEN is one of those books that needed to be made. Women who love women exist but their voices are very marginalized. All of us can relate to love no matter what form it takes and this exquisite collection of women poets is so beautiful. I especially loved some of the more humorous takes on female relationships and learned a lot from the expression of relations between women that touched my heart. I will be purchasing a few copies of this lovely book for my friends who are both lesbian and straight. As a fan of poetry I cannot recommend it more highly it has some of the best poetry about love and relationships I have read in ages.


Carolyn Martin

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A Gift: The universality of Love

This unique anthology is filled with the everyday lives and experiences of women…

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Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge October 29, 2019

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Tuesday Writing PromptDevereaux Frazier and Beth Amanda are currently hosting the Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge which was started by our star writer Christine Ray. We hope to offer all of you something that will spark your creativity and willingness to participate.

The prompts are designed to be quick challenges that can be written in 10 to 15minutes,  inspire you creatively, are fun, and get everyone interacting.  Please post your response to the prompt in the comments below and show your fellow posters some love and support.  All members of the Go Dog Go community, including Baristas, are welcome to participate.  Feel free to share this post on your own blogs and/or Facebook.

Today’s prompt:  

Use the phrase “behind the beauty”in any kind of writing you choose

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SMITTEN This Is What Love Looks Like – A Review by Nicole Lyons

Nicole Lyons reviews “SMITTEN”
Whether you identify as a proud member of the LGBTQ2 community, an ally within, or someone not entirely certain where you stand on love, SMITTEN is a book you simply must-read. Whether you’re looking for acceptance, understanding, something to change your mind, SMITTEN is by far the book to do al of it.

Whisper and the Roar

I fucking love poetry. I love good poetry, exceptional poetry, poetry that sits heavy on my chest and reaches down my throat to pull my own words out of my belly, and thank the goddess, in the era of the Instapoet and art without soul, Indie Blu(e) publishing and Candice Daquin have given us all a reason to fall in love with poetry again.

To say that SMITTEN This Is What Love Looks Like; Poetry by Women for Women touched me on a level that very few books have been able to reach, would not only be an understatement, but a massive disservice to the writers, editors, and publishers of this book.

From the cover design and the foreword, and my god, the opening poem ‘Lesbian’ by Avital Abraham, I was enraptured. How could one not be with words penned as exquisitely as this:

Lesbian is a monster.
Am I…

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SMITTEN This Is What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women for Women an Anthology is out today by Indie Blue Publishing

Love in any form is a beautiful feeling. "Smitten" anthology is a book that aptly celebrates the love between women.I'm so proud of my friend and editor Candice Daquin who has put her heart and soul into this project and considered me worthy enough to be part of it. I have a small micro poem … Continue reading SMITTEN This Is What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women for Women an Anthology is out today by Indie Blue Publishing

Poetry published in the UK Based Mookychick Poetry Journal

So proud to see my poem find its perfect home in UK based Mookychick Poetry Journal.A site bringing out unfettered and unbridled beauty of the feminism.Really thankful to the Editor Juliette van der Molen for supporting my work and giving it a beautiful home in her esteemed journal. You can read my poem here. Please … Continue reading Poetry published in the UK Based Mookychick Poetry Journal

Poetry published in the anthology ” Lift every voice” by Kissing Dynamite

I'm beyond thrilled to be featured in this amazing anthology curated by Christine Taylor of Kissing Dynamite Poetry Journal. This anthology is a collection of poetry by twenty-eight contemporary writers, Lift Every Voice​ pays homage to the Black National Anthem penned by James Weldon Johnson in 1900 as a celebration of the perseverance and grit necessary … Continue reading Poetry published in the anthology ” Lift every voice” by Kissing Dynamite

Breaking point

Megha's World

“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.”
― Shannon L. Alder

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A thousand sweet praises
I can listen sweetly
and keep forgetting them
the next day I rise

Only one insult from you
hurled at me
from your sullen mouth
breaks and shakes me
shatter me
into million pieces
It gnaws at my insides

There is no beginning
and there is no end
the pain seems to
wriggle its way
all around me
making a tight knot
I’m unable to open

The incessant choking
and my raspy breath
is frantically looking for a
a breeze of fresh air

How is it that I
live with all my flaws
with my head held high
but a single insult
I can’t seem to bear
it kills me alive.

Photo by Simson Petrol on Unsplash

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Silence- A beautiful conversation

This poem is in continuation of the micro poetry of the same name.Read it here Silences between the conversation the most beautiful feeling The pause where the world stops but the feeling flows eternally Silence of the heart The rhythm to which the heart beats  untuned with the chaos of the world paired only with … Continue reading Silence- A beautiful conversation

Tuesday Writing Prompt-“Winded Child”

In response to the Tuesday Prompt at GoDogGo cafe some rapturous joys unable to be replicated childhood only comes once robed in mud-soaked clothes sweat and tears inseparable inexplicable joys unstoppable giggles that breaks the skin of the darkest nights those endless games in the gully sweat-drenched clothes I see a winded child and the … Continue reading Tuesday Writing Prompt-“Winded Child”

Poetry published in KOAN ( Paragon Press)- “Tourniquet”

I feel humble and delighted to see my poem featured in this esteemed journal. This marks a new chapter in my journey of being a writer. KOAN -one of the literary magazines hosted by the esteemed Paragon Press. As they describe themselves "The Paragon Press is an up-and-coming literary publishing house that is home of The Paragon … Continue reading Poetry published in KOAN ( Paragon Press)- “Tourniquet”

When pigs fly

First Published in the Visual Verse Vol 6 Chapter 10 Wide snout barrel-shaped mammal floating seamlessly on these cold and calming waves; bringing down the heat waves enveloping the city turning it into small chunks of coal a simmering array my body whitened by the heat of the summer sun which mercilessly devours us through … Continue reading When pigs fly

Poetry published in the Black Bough Poetry Issue 3

So thrilled to be published in Issue 3 of the Black Bough Poetry. Black Bough Poetry publish micro-poems from across the world. Only the most compressed, the most pristine, the most vivid, make the cut. I'm really thankful to the EIC Matthew Smith who gave his precious feedback and accepted my poem in his esteemed … Continue reading Poetry published in the Black Bough Poetry Issue 3