Poetry reading listed as one of the Top 20 in the Poetry festival

I'm elated to share this news that my poem "Surreal" has been selected as the top 20 in the poetry readings at the WildSound Festival in Los Angeles, USA. Wild Sound Festival is a weekly Film Festival in Toronto & Los Angeles where the screenplay & story readings performed by professional actors. At least 25 performance videos … Continue reading Poetry reading listed as one of the Top 20 in the Poetry festival

Thankful!!

I'm so thankful and blessed to have friends, readers, and editors in my life whose constant encouragement and support have helped me in reaching the following goals in 2019. 1. Poetry Anthology "We will not be silenced" by Indie Blue Network featured in top 100 poetry anthologies to be read in 2019 by Ariana Huffington … Continue reading Thankful!!

Poetry published in Fevers of Mind Poetry Digest- Available on Amazon/Kindle

So thrilled to be part of the  Fevers of the Mind Poetry Digest 2 curated by David O Lan. I'm so excited to be a great company of writers. Some themes for Issue 2 include: In Memorium of a lost loved one or friend. Anxiety as always. Mental Health as always. Poetry inspired by songs of … Continue reading Poetry published in Fevers of Mind Poetry Digest- Available on Amazon/Kindle

Meeting Jericho Brown at the Lillian Vernon Writers House, NYC, NY

    One more wish crossed off my bucket list as I went to a poetry reading today at the Lillian Vernon Writers House as a part of Spring 2019 Poetry Reading Series. Jericho Brown read a few poems from his third book "Tradition" and few duplexes, a new poetry form he created. Jericho Brown is … Continue reading Meeting Jericho Brown at the Lillian Vernon Writers House, NYC, NY

Meeting Ilya Kaminsky at Lillian Vernon Creative house – New York City, New York

I'm beyond thrilled to share my fangirl moment of meeting my favorite poet today in NYC. I went for the poetry reading by Ilya Kaminsky from his latest book " Deaf Republic" in the Lillian Vernon House. This location is part of the Spring 2020 Reading series by the creative writing students of NYU. His … Continue reading Meeting Ilya Kaminsky at Lillian Vernon Creative house – New York City, New York

My first poetry reading – “Survivor” as part of the National Endowment of Arts big read event – “Survival is Insufficient” series

  I'm so thrilled and excited to share this wonderful news with all of you. Today I did my first poetry reading in my local community of  Jersey City writers. My poem"Survivor" was of the 10 finalists which got selected in the "Survival is insufficient" series hosted by the Jersey City writers and Jersey City Arts … Continue reading My first poetry reading – “Survivor” as part of the National Endowment of Arts big read event – “Survival is Insufficient” series

Pause

I'm getting enraged constantly irked by the  inconsistencies in life bothered by the roadblocks ups and downs and inequality small glitches  and bumps and those  occasional stops  which hinders  forms a patina to its   constant glow knocks down the  its ebb and flow   Hung between  the tranquil and the turbulence  leaves with me  the frustration  … Continue reading Pause

Moral values of an AI

The moral system of an AI system will not be mirrored by our's because for the very simple reason that they are not humans. Artificial systems would never be benevolent because they are trying to achieve their goals without the moral compass built into them. They are just trying to achieve the objective they are built for. Giving … Continue reading Moral values of an AI

Happy Peace Day!

Reblogging this in response to the daily prompt Communal

Megha's World

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What we really want in today’s world. Do we want companionship, passion, empathy, peace, happiness, brotherhood or just wanting to be accepted?

We always have a long list of things we want from everybody else but there is always nothing we can give to anybody. We read about grief and sorrow in all different form in this world and it kind of has made us immune against all of that.

We really have become completely immune to the human emotions.
We see a crying kid in the crowd and moves on.
We see a homeless person sleeping in the cold and move on.
We see people homes getting burned, loved one getting killed and gone in a second and we move on.

We move on and go on in our life.
Heading towards an invisible goal which even if we attain will never give us any satisfaction.
Once you achieve…

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Are you talented?

“Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.”  --Erica Jong Creativity can take different forms and different directions. What final forms it takes depends on how well you nurture it but what is a talent? How do you define yourself to be talented in a … Continue reading Are you talented?

Dreams

Dreams come from the past, not from the future. Dreams shouldn't control you-you should control them. -Haruki Murakami- What kind of dreams do you get at night? Are they the cozy, romantic full of passion. Which makes you dreamy-eyed and gives you the warm and cozy feeling of sleeping in your comfortable bed or they … Continue reading Dreams