Covert

I have a secret message a covert skill  I am  conversant with, I have written you a million times  scribbled you secretly  nipped and tucked you in my verses hiding from the prying eyes folded neatly between the pages of my poetry  tucked  secretly under the  poetic verses you can find my eternal love dripping in those context … Continue reading Covert

Poetry published in the Oddball Magazine to honor RBG and her legacy

I'm so honored to see my poem "Her Voice" published in the  20 year old Oddball Magazine. The poem is an ode to the Supreme Court Justice, Ruth bade Ginsburg. We all are shocked and rattled by the death of RBG who has been an epitome of justice and equality for decades.I'm immensely thankful to … Continue reading Poetry published in the Oddball Magazine to honor RBG and her legacy

Stench

This city is crazy  this city is brimming  there is always something rotting burning people walk with crinkled noses and with scurried steps with the voice of the screaming heart those spires of the skyscrapers piercing and pinching  the heart of the sky which bleeds on the people who bet their life on the beauty of the alabaster moon … Continue reading Stench

Into the Fall’s Hands

This poem is in response to the Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge at GodogGO Cafe "Notice that autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature."- Friedrich Nietzsche Cupping the calloused palms Nature takes into its heaving bosom warmth and sustenance for crimson tinged leaves  stripped from the mighty embrace of the wild oak  … Continue reading Into the Fall’s Hands

Poetry reading with EIC Glenn Lyvers ( Prolific Press)

So thrilled to be part of this amazing poetry reading coordinated by the EIC of Prolific Press Glenn Lyvers featuring the poets having published work in the various editions of Poetry Quarterly and sister imprint of Prolific Press. I read two of my poems. The First poem starts at the time "24:07" You can watch … Continue reading Poetry reading with EIC Glenn Lyvers ( Prolific Press)

Tiny Buddha

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. ---Buddha Have you ever looked into the eyes of Buddha a reminiscent of the eternal calm and serenity they wake you from the deep slumber of ignorance the facade of the the life you are living in partially open partially … Continue reading Tiny Buddha

Poetry Published in the North of Oxford Pandemic Issue

I'm honored to be published in the Summer Pandemic Issue of the coveted literary journal North of Oxford. Immensely thankful to the G. Emil Reutter for publishing my pandemic poems. Honored to share the space with Patricia Carragon, Henry Crawford, Sheila Allen with Emily Jensen, Kerry Trautman, M. J. Arcangelini, Stephen Bochinski, Christine Riddle, Maria … Continue reading Poetry Published in the North of Oxford Pandemic Issue

Poetry published in the “Masques” anthology by Culture Cult Magazine

I’m really excited to be part of this amazing anthology bringing these voices together of sixty poets around the world. So proud to be sharing spaces along with David Dephy, Moinak Dutta, and many others.My immense gratitude to Jay Chakravarti for supporting my work. So glad to see my two poems "Mistaken Identity" and " … Continue reading Poetry published in the “Masques” anthology by Culture Cult Magazine

Lost in translation

“The quiet sense of something lost”  ― Alfred Tennyson I'm lost in the translation  wandering between the pages of  a book hiding between the folds and sitting under a neatly folded dog-eared page waiting to be pulled I'm surrounded by the pages  of my life  and left behind in the stories untold that old shattered spine of that dusty book … Continue reading Lost in translation

Poetry featured in the Heard/Word Audio Series of the Galleyway, NY

I'm stoked to see my audio reading featured in the Heard/Word Series of Galleyway, New York. I'm really thankful to Camille Wanliss, the founder and EIC, of Galleyway for accepting my work. Sharing the space with brilliant and talented voices like Chaya Babu, Venus Jones, Stephanie Han and many more have raised my spirit. You can … Continue reading Poetry featured in the Heard/Word Audio Series of the Galleyway, NY

Quest – A reflection in woods

In that thickness  of the deep mesh of woods where the heart feels the light is denied  and it falls prey  to the devouring reality Those twisted twigs  and tangled thoughts And people living with broken truth my doppelgänger tries to find its true identity Those little saplings  of dreams and wishes cursed by the … Continue reading Quest – A reflection in woods

Partnership with “Life in Quarantine-Witnessing Global Pandemic” Project by CESTA, Stanford University, California, USA

Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic I'm extremely elated to share the news of my partnership with the Project "Life in Quarantine- Witnessing Global Pandemic " with Stanford University, California, USA. The project has been sponsored by CESTA ( Centre for Spatial and Textual Analysis ) and Poetic Media Lab at Stanford University. The project … Continue reading Partnership with “Life in Quarantine-Witnessing Global Pandemic” Project by CESTA, Stanford University, California, USA

Story accepted in the World Record Challenging Tacenda Publication

So stoked to be part of the World record challenging publication by Tacenda Publication. Really thankful to the EIC and founder Monisha Dasappa and her team for supporting my work. Looking forward to its publication and the inclusion of my story " Birth of an Angel". You can find more details about the publication here. … Continue reading Story accepted in the World Record Challenging Tacenda Publication

Poetry featured in the anthology “Art in the time of Covid-19” by American Writers Review :#1 in Amazon’s new poetry releases!

I'm really honored to have my poem "A Silent Witness" published in the anthology "Art in the time of COVID" by American Writers Review which is published by San Fedele Press. I'm so proud to be sharing space with Susana H case, Indran Amirthanayagam, and many more. A portion of the profits from this e-book … Continue reading Poetry featured in the anthology “Art in the time of Covid-19” by American Writers Review :#1 in Amazon’s new poetry releases!

If we never – In response to the Tuesday Writing prompt at GoDogGO cafe

Today’s prompt: Write a poem using the phrase “if we never” “If we never start we never end if we never starve we never crave if we never hurt we never feel pain if we never get wounded we never heal again” --Megha Sood If we never witness the sun setting on the horizon, the time … Continue reading If we never – In response to the Tuesday Writing prompt at GoDogGO cafe

Simulation

“Emotions - Happiness, anger, jealousy... is the mind experiencing "presence" in our holographic existence.” ― Clyde DeSouza, Memories With Maya They say deep down  inside  we all are built of shapes just pure shapes  not mass or matter a simulation of some sorts our holographic existence this world is built upon We are just random shapes  dancing … Continue reading Simulation

She never had a chance

Today’s prompt: Write a piece of prose or poetry around the phrase “nine years old, and she never had a chance” Those warm untimely hugs Precious smiles with a caring persona Buried under the string of the incessant fights And the trauma which hides within the fold of her skin Breathing, slithering and coiled in … Continue reading She never had a chance

Poetry published in the “Masques” anthology by Culture Cult Magazine

I'm really excited to be part of this amazing anthology bringing these voices together of sixty poets around the world. So proud to be sharing spaces along with David Dephy, Moinak Dutta, and many others.My immense gratitude to Jay Chakravarti for supporting my work. Masques feature over sixty poets from around the world who have … Continue reading Poetry published in the “Masques” anthology by Culture Cult Magazine

“SMITTEN” Anthology National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist

I'm so thrilled to announce that the anthology curated by Candice Daquin and published by the Indie Blue Press has been a finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards. I was lucky enough to have a short poem in this anthology. Below is the correspondence shared by the EIC  Candice Daquin from National Indie Award … Continue reading “SMITTEN” Anthology National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist

The stillness of the thoughts

In response to the Tuesday Prompt at GoDogGO Cafe.Today’s prompt: Write a poem or piece of prose around the words “in the stillness” Incoherent Undefined; Unobstructed, Or refined Lost in the vision the state of my mind Tangled in thoughts Free from fear, Broken into pieces rolled in blood and smeared appalled by the atrocities, … Continue reading The stillness of the thoughts

Poetry published in the Lumiere Review #BlackLivesMatter feature

I'm honored to share this news that my poem "Asyphyxiated" has been published in the Lumiere Review as a response to the #BlackLivesMatter feature. I'm really thankful to the founder and editor in chief Jessica Kim for supporting my work. The Lumiere Review, fully support #blacklivesmatter. In addition to their general submissions, they have made … Continue reading Poetry published in the Lumiere Review #BlackLivesMatter feature

Press release and e-book publication for the community poem “Just Breathe” curated by the JC Poet Laureate Rashad Wright and Arts House Production

I'm so excited to share the news that the recent community poem which I was featured in alongside 46 other talented poets of the Jersey City community which was curated by the JC Poet Laureate Rashand Wright feature councilman/woman of the JC along with the JC Mayor Stephen Fulop has been published as an ebook. … Continue reading Press release and e-book publication for the community poem “Just Breathe” curated by the JC Poet Laureate Rashad Wright and Arts House Production