Honored to be part of the Speak Series All Language Series curated by the Word Seed Founder, Paterson Poet Laureate, Talena Queen .Speak Series by Word Seed Inc. In collaboration with Paterson Free Public Library closes out National Poetry Month 2021 with All Languages.
The Speak Series is an online event created during the Covid-19 pandemic by a pair of Poet Laureates, Rashad Wright of Jersey City, NJ and Talena Lachelle Queen of Paterson, NJ, to give voice to those who would not otherwise have a voice in celebration of National Poetry Month in April during the Covid-19 pandemic (2019).
I read my poem in hindi ( my mother tongue) written by the renowned Hindi Poetess, Mahadevi Verma followed by its translation in english. The poem “Jo Tum Aa Jate Ek Baar” . You can watch me reading the poem and its translation at the time mark 23:45 here.
Happy National Poetry Month!!