Rise- TBP in the Al Khemia Poetica

First Published in Al Khemia Poetica as part of Women's History Month Rise, rise above the opinionated heads on the stooping shoulder of the demised desires on your sturdy legs or on the stilts but rise and become the voice of the unspoken the war cry of the mute the hoarse whispers of the fallen … Continue reading Rise- TBP in the Al Khemia Poetica

I Can Wait – Megha Sood

My piece featured on the Free Verse Revolution based on December theme Hope

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Displaying joyce-huis-280788-unsplash (1).jpgI can hold your hands till you bleed

till your soul is absolved

of all the sins and predilections

till your skin is wiped clean

off all the scars

and voice is cleansed

from all the expletives

to get the searing pain

washed off your soul

I can wait

till the blood is wiped off

cleansed and scrubbed off

from every single pore of your wretched skin

we can hope for the love

we can hope for the light

but the battles are never won

it is an unending fight

I can hold you in my thoughts

till the crimson sun

bleeds in the skies

and the horizon is tainted red

with its scars

I can wait for you till the ashen moon

rubs off the scars of its face and

renders itself pure

I can wait till time finds its wriggling tale and

bites it deep.

I can wait…

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Poetry Published in Madras Courier

I'm so excited and thrilled to be part of this esteemed publication. This one brings so much joy and validation to my creative writing. Amidst the rejection and learning, there is some instant that restores faith in your writing skills..This is one of them. So thankful to the EIC Shrenik Rao for publishing my poem … Continue reading Poetry Published in Madras Courier

Proud to be part of the collaborative project by Kristi Weber: This Assembly

I'm so thrilled and proud to be part of the collaborative project by the talented and amazing Kristi Weber. This book project was the result of the 160 words and other features donated by 165 people, which was eventually used to create 21 poems. The result was an amazing book project called " This assembly". … Continue reading Proud to be part of the collaborative project by Kristi Weber: This Assembly