Location

Between the thumb and the forefinger where I'm counting and mapping your freckles as my fingers slide over your curves and etches a map of my universe where my soul my love my passion finds solace, And in every nook and corner of your soul I find shelter for my darkness to hide and dissolve … Continue reading Location

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

House(Micro poetry and spoken word)

First Published in FIVE:2: ONE #sideshow magazine, Sept 2018 That dark well in the courtyard is like a monster as it devoured my sister and never spat her out that dark window sill is blackened by my mother's elbows as she waited patiently for my father to arrive those cracks in the basement door plays … Continue reading House(Micro poetry and spoken word)

Semblance

An ode to amazing, strong, brave, gentle, unapologetic, unabashed, caring, independent, fierce and loving women in our lives on Women's international day!! Be like a waterfall roaring and empowering gushing down with strength' and the beauty for all to see Be like a bird a phoenix to rise from the ashes when the world around … Continue reading Semblance

Cascading truth

“A lie that is half-truth is the darkest of all lies.” ― Alfred Tennyson Cascading truth tucked and compressed buried under the dearth of lies And layers and layers of false reasoning I couldn't find my way out through this pile This swamp of lies angst and pain This quagmire of broken dreams Is taking … Continue reading Cascading truth

We are poets

“Poets are shameless with their experiences: they exploit them.”  ― Friedrich Nietzsche We all are trying to touch the bottom of the madness the absolute end to visualize how far we can stretch our insanity and how much it can take the pressure and survive till it breaks down and shatters into small bits of craziness and false … Continue reading We are poets

Parallel World

“What if you find your soul mate... at the wrong time?”  ― Lauren Kate, Passion We are two broken pieces two pieces of a lost puzzle missing pieces of a jigsaw puzzle suppose to complete the picture We are floating around in the endless universe tied by a string of invisible connection missing the ends so far … Continue reading Parallel World

Poetry Published in the Adelaide Literary Award Poetry Anthology 2019

I’m so thrilled to receive my copy of the Adelaide Literary Award Anthology 2019. One of my poems has been selected as the finalist under the category of Best Poem.I’m really grateful to the EIC Stevan Nikolic for considering my work for such an esteemed award. I’m so honored to be sharing space with such … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Adelaide Literary Award Poetry Anthology 2019

Poetry published in the Pendemic Journal, Ireland.

I'm happy to see my poem "Angels in Blue" which I wrote as an ode of the health workers working in the front line fighting the Coronavirus Pandemic. I really appreciate the efforts of editing team comprising of Joy Redmond, Liz Quirke, Niall McArdle, and Ruth McKee of the Pendemic  Journal for supporting my work. … Continue reading Poetry published in the Pendemic Journal, Ireland.

Putty

“Even the most beautiful of the stars are taken for granted night after night.” ― Veronika Jensen My heart is  broken, smashed, squelched countless times broken, shattered, splintered  in million pieces it has suffered enough no amount of assurance  and a lesson in life  can keep it  from  shredding, tearing, breaking How do you survive? you ask, … Continue reading Putty

Response to the Tuesday prompt at GoDogGo Cafe

Today’s prompt: Write a piece of prose around the question: “How do we stay focused when the world around us is falling apart?” Art is cathartic. Art heals and fills all our crevices brimming with loneliness and despair with hope and creativity. Art is not only our companion when the streets are brimming with giggles … Continue reading Response to the Tuesday prompt at GoDogGo Cafe