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

Poetry Published ” Fallow Ground” Inwood Indiana by Prolific Press, PA, USA

I’m stoked to be in the next issue of the Inwood Indiana. My Poem “Dance of the death” and “Town Bell” has been selected for publication in the forthcoming issue ”Fallow Ground” by Inwood Indiana Press. Inwood Indiana is one of the sister presses of the Prolific Press. I'm sharing pictures of my two poems in this post. … Continue reading Poetry Published ” Fallow Ground” Inwood Indiana by Prolific Press, PA, USA

Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal No. 3/2020 (July – September)

I'm thrilled to see my poem published in the International Writer;s Journal Issue 3. I'm really thankful to the editors David Paul Vnuck and Muguras Maria Vnuck for supporting my work. Issue 3 features the writers from 24 countries around the world. You can read my poem on Page 35 of the viewer here. In … Continue reading Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal No. 3/2020 (July – September)

Poetry published in the Mineral Lit Mag Issue 4

I'm thrilled to see my poetry published in the latest issue of the Mineral Lit mag. My poem" Poem and its hunger" has been graciously accepted and published by the EIC Madison Zehmer. I'm so stoked to share the space with brilliant writers like Preston Smith,Tom Snarsky ,Lynne Schmidt and many more. "Do you ever realize … Continue reading Poetry published in the Mineral Lit Mag Issue 4

Poetry Published in the “Life in Quarantine” Project by Stanford University, California,USA

I'm thrilled to see my three poems making to the historical literary archive curated by the Stanford University,USA. The Project "Life in Quarantine" is a project sponsored by CESTA( Centre for Spatial and Texual Analysis) and The Poetic Lab. The project is creating an archive of the personal narratives along with a the literary salon … Continue reading Poetry Published in the “Life in Quarantine” Project by Stanford University, California,USA

Poetry Published in Issue VI Melody by Nightingale and Sparrow

I received my copy of this gorgeous magazine yesterday. I'm thrilled to share some pictures from this gorgeous offering by the EIC Juliette Sebock of Nightingale and Sparrow Press. I'm so delighted to see my poem "Bittersweet Symphony" in this issue. So thrilled to share the space with Alan Perry, Mandira Patnaik, RC De Winter, … Continue reading Poetry Published in Issue VI Melody by Nightingale and Sparrow

Poetry Published in London/Berlin based Visual Verse Vol 7 Chapter 10

It's always a moment of validation to see my poem published in the London/Berlin based monthly Ekphrastic Poetry journal Visual Verse. Thanks to the Preeti Taneja and the entire team for continuously challenging us with the beautiful visual prompts. You can read my poem "Like A Poem Read Aloud" Happy Blogging!! Megha Sood Image by Andi … Continue reading Poetry Published in London/Berlin based Visual Verse Vol 7 Chapter 10

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

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 published in the SONKU Literary Collective Vol II 2020 “Family Legacies”, Temple University, Philadelphia

I’m so honored to be part of the “Family Legacies” Vol 2 2020 Edition of the esteemed SONKU Collective. I’m also thankful to the EIC Taylor Enlow and the team for featuring my three poems, "We All Rise out of Love", "A True Masterpiece", "A Safe Haven" in the "Family Legacies" edition. The poems are published … Continue reading Poetry published in the SONKU Literary Collective Vol II 2020 “Family Legacies”, Temple University, Philadelphia

Certificate and Prize ribbon for the State Level NAMI Dara Axelrod Mental Health Poetry Contest 2020

Today visit to the mailbox rewarded me the package along with an appreciation letter from Jacquese Armstrong from the NAMI NJ which bore the Prize Certificate and the prize ribbon I received as the State Level First place Winner for the State Level NAMI Dara Axelrod Poetry Contest 2020. Thanks to all my readers and … Continue reading Certificate and Prize ribbon for the State Level NAMI Dara Axelrod Mental Health Poetry Contest 2020

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

Poetry Published in the UK based The Poet Magazine-“On the Road”

I'm excited to have my work featured on the "On the Road" Anthology created by Robin Barratt of the Uk based Magazine "The Poet".With over 250 contributions, from 121 poets in 28 countries, and over two volumes, ON THE ROAD, is probably one of the largest international anthologies of travel poetry ever published. I'm very grateful … Continue reading Poetry Published in the UK based The Poet Magazine-“On the Road”

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 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

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)