“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

A Clandestine Affair

In response to Today's prompt: Write something around the words “mystic moonlight”  at GoDogGo Cafe A sliver of the frothy blessing passing through the narrow panes of my window. Making slant appearances on my parquet floor. The night is young and the waxing moon is bathing in the epitome of its beauty. Shining down on … Continue reading A Clandestine Affair

Poetry Published in the April Issue of Florida based Desh Videsh Magazine

I'm happy to share that few of my poems were published in the Spring 2020 Issue of the Desh Videsh Magazine in the "Poetry Section" corner. Yesterday I received my contributor copy and am sharing a few pictures from it. I’m really thankful to the editorial team of Raj and Aruna Shah for giving me this … Continue reading Poetry Published in the April Issue of Florida based Desh Videsh Magazine

Live to the fullest

“One clear moment, one of trance  One missed step, one perfect dance  One missed shot, one and only chance  Life is all...but one fleeting glance.”  ― Sanober Khan Oh there it goes fleetingly, swimmingly, gently, just another moment traveling on that speck dust on that sliver of light which you hardly noticed with our heads down and … Continue reading Live to the fullest

Poetry Published in the Alien Buddha Press-The Alien Buddha Contracts Covid-19: Act 10 (the series finale’): Movement of Ja People

I’m so thrilled to be in the feature ” Alien Buddha Contracts COVID 19″  by Alien Buddha Press. I received my copy yesterday and am sharing a few pictures.I’m really thankful to the EIC Nicholas Redf for making me part of the final installment of the feature. I’m honored to be sharing space with Jeremy … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Alien Buddha Press-The Alien Buddha Contracts Covid-19: Act 10 (the series finale’): Movement of Ja People

Poetry published in the Otherwise Engaged Literary Journal Fifth Volume Quarantine Edition

I’m so happy to receive my copy of the Otherwise Engaged Literary and Arts Journal Fifth Volume Quarantine Edition featuring three of my poems I’m really thankful to the EIC Marzia Dessi for her support. Otherwise Engaged is biannual literature and arts journal open to submissions from all artists, writers, and photographers worldwide. You can … Continue reading Poetry published in the Otherwise Engaged Literary Journal Fifth Volume Quarantine Edition

Response to the Tuesday Prompt at the GoDogGo cafe

Today’s prompt: Use “beautiful dreamer” in a piece of poetry or prose Daydreamer They call me a daydreamer, a person who still believes in fairy tales and the shiny unicorn riding through the enchanted forests. The one who still believes in the tooth fairy and Santa clause dispensing gifts for good deeds done through the purest … Continue reading Response to the Tuesday Prompt at the GoDogGo cafe

Poetry featured on the Poetry Society of New York as the Pandemic May Day Sonnet poems collaboration

PSNY and Pandemic Poems paired poets up from all over the world to collaborate on a series of Pandemic Poems. Poets were given a partner, a first line, and the last line. Each pair worked together, going line for line, to co-create a sonnet in a single day (May Day). Throughout the day each poem traveled … Continue reading Poetry featured on the Poetry Society of New York as the Pandemic May Day Sonnet poems collaboration

Featured in “Just Breathe”- Jersey City Community Poem curated by JC Poet Laureate Rashad Wright

In April 2020, Art House Productions began collaboration on the Jersey City Community Poem project and received submissions from 42 poets with the theme: “Life in the Pandemic and Beyond: Quarantine, Devastation, and Hope for the Future.” Jersey City Poet Laureate, Rashad Wright, then curated the pieces into one crowdsourced, community poem entitled "Just Breathe" … Continue reading Featured in “Just Breathe”- Jersey City Community Poem curated by JC Poet Laureate Rashad Wright

Poetry published in Spring 2020 The Poet Theme: War and Battle

I’m honored to be featured in the Spring edition of The Poet Magazine(UK) – War and Battle” anthology curated by the EIC Robin. Two of my poems namely  “Missed Boat” and “Syria- Living in a War Zone” have been featured in the Spring edition. I really honored to be sharing space with Linda Imbler, Moinak … Continue reading Poetry published in Spring 2020 The Poet Theme: War and Battle

State-level Winner First Position for the NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Mental Health Poetry Contest 2020

I’m so thrilled and excited to share this news that my poem "My Survival Story” has been selected for the First Position as the winner in the state-level poetry contest conducted by the National Alliance of New Jersey ( NAMI ) for its DARA Axelrod Mental Health Poetry Contest.  NAMI New Jersey (NAMI NJ) is a statewide … Continue reading State-level Winner First Position for the NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Mental Health Poetry Contest 2020

List of Publication/Events/Interview for the month of May 2020

I'm happy to share my list of publications for the month of April 2020.The idea behind to share the places I have been published is to create a online resource for the writers looking to publish their work. 1. Willowdown Bookshttps://meghasworldsite.wordpress.com/2020/05/30/poetry-published-in-the-anthology-poems-from-the-lockdown-by-willowdown-books/ 2. Nightingale and Sparrow, Melody Issuehttps://meghasworldsite.wordpress.com/2020/05/30/poetry-published-in-melody-issue-6-of-nightingale-and-sparrow-magazine/ 3. Arts House festival, Virtual Acess JC Fridayshttps://meghasworldsite.wordpress.com/2020/05/29/jersey-city-community-poem-video-premiere-at-virtual-access-jc-fridays/ 4. … Continue reading List of Publication/Events/Interview for the month of May 2020

Shorlisted in TWIBB (The Woman Inc. Beyond Black) Sakhi Annual Poetry Awards 2019

  I'm so thrilled to share that my poem "Does hurt have a gender?" have been shortlisted for the coveted TWIBB Sakhi Annual Poetry Awards 2019. The poem will be featured in the anthology soon to be published featuring the winners and the shortlisted poems. So thankful to the EIC Pooja Garg and the rest … Continue reading Shorlisted in TWIBB (The Woman Inc. Beyond Black) Sakhi Annual Poetry Awards 2019

Poetry published in the Otherwise Engaged Literary Journal Fifth Volume

I'm so happy to announce that three of my poems have been included int he Fifth Volume of the Otherwise Engaged Literary Journal Fifth Volume. I'm really thankful to the EIC Marzia Dessi for her support. Otherwise Engaged is biannual literature and arts journal open to submissions from all artists, writers, and photographers worldwide. You … Continue reading Poetry published in the Otherwise Engaged Literary Journal Fifth Volume

Poetry published in the anthology “Poems from the Lockdown” by Willowdown Books

I’m so happy that one of my poems got included in the “Poetry From The Lockdown” anthology published by the UK based Willowsdown Press. The anthology features the work from the 115 poets across the world. The book has been beautifully sectioned into nine parts namely Social Distance, Inside, Virus, Wry, Art, Close, Social Politico, This Spring, … Continue reading Poetry published in the anthology “Poems from the Lockdown” by Willowdown Books

Poetry Published in Melody Issue 6 of Nightingale and Sparrow Magazine

I’m thrilled to have my poem “Bittersweet Symphony” included in the Issue 6 Melody of the Nightingale and Sparrow Press. I’m really thankful to the entire team and EIC Juliette Sebock for making me part of this beautiful gorgeous magazine. The cover in the meantime is a photo by Martina Rimbaldo and is titled “rose is … Continue reading Poetry Published in Melody Issue 6 of Nightingale and Sparrow Magazine