List of Publications/Events/Radio Show/Podcast for the November 2020

I’m so proud to share the list of publications, events and contest news for the month of November 2020. November has been special to me as I was one of the featured poets in the coveted Brownstone Poetry Reading, Brooklyn,New York. Also, I was super proud to curate the work of Richard Blanco, US Inaugural … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Radio Show/Podcast for the November 2020

Poetry Nominated for the Pushcart Prize 2021 Edition: Best of the Small Presses XLVI

I'm absolutely elated to share this wonderful news that one of my poem " The Season of Fall" has been nominated for the coveted 2020 Nominees for the next edition of the Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses XLVI.The poem originally appeared in the Rainbow Project edited by Roxanne Hoffman and Jack Cooper of … Continue reading Poetry Nominated for the Pushcart Prize 2021 Edition: Best of the Small Presses XLVI

Poetry Published in the Spectrum Publishing 25 Edition “How to Stay Alive” ,California,USA

I’m elated to see my poem "Something has to give"  in the Edition #25 of Spectrum Publishing based on the theme ” How to Stay Alive”. Immensely thankful to the EIC and founder Don Kingfisher Campbell for supporting and accepting my work. The edition features the works of 53 poets across the country. I’m extremely proud to share … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Spectrum Publishing 25 Edition “How to Stay Alive” ,California,USA

Poetry featured in SONKU Collective “Family Legacies” Temple University, Philadelphia, USA

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 Taylar 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 on Page 35 of of this … Continue reading Poetry featured in SONKU Collective “Family Legacies” Temple University, Philadelphia, USA

Poetry Published in London/Berlin based Visual verse Vol 8 Chapter 1

Elated to see my prose poem " Desire" in the birthday edition of the London/Berlin based Monthly Ekphrastic journal "Visual Verse". So thrilled to share the space with so many brilliant voices in the literary community. Do read their collection of top 100 poems in response to the visual prompt. You can read my poem … Continue reading Poetry Published in London/Berlin based Visual verse Vol 8 Chapter 1

Poetry selected in the Top 10 winner in the Poetry Super Highway Contest 2020

I'm elated to know that my poem "Dead Constellation" was among the Top 10 winners of the Poetry Super Highway Contest 2020. It ranked at no 8 amongst the 978 entries from 12 countries of the world. I'm really thankful to the three judges Angélique Jamail, Ellaraine Lockie and Suzanne O’Connell and the founder Rick … Continue reading Poetry selected in the Top 10 winner in the Poetry Super Highway Contest 2020

Poetry published in the “House of Horrors #3” by Alien Buddha Press, USA

Thrilled to see my poem "My Horror movie" be the opening poem for the anthology "Alien Buddha House of Horror 3" published by the Alien Buddha Press. The Alien Buddha's House of Horrors 3 is now available in both black and white ($11.11) and full color print ($23.45). This is the spookiest and altogether spookiest … Continue reading Poetry published in the “House of Horrors #3” by Alien Buddha Press, USA

Poetry Published in The Soap Box Press, Ontario,Canada

I'm thrilled to see my two poems "Window to her soul" and "Nobody can suck the passion out of my prayers" in the online blog of the Ontario based The Soap Box Press. Immensely thankful to the founder and the EIC Tali Voron for accepting and supporting my works. You can read my both poems … Continue reading Poetry Published in The Soap Box Press, Ontario,Canada

List of Publications/Events for the month of September 2020

So thrilled to share the list of publications/events for the month of September 2020. September not only holds a special place in my heart because of me and my son's birthday but also because it marked the publication of my first Chapbook (“ A Potpourri of Emotions”)by the Local Gem Press,NY amongst other publications. The … Continue reading List of Publications/Events for the month of September 2020

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