First poem in a paperback published!

Happy to share that a selected poem of mine has found a home in this poetry anthology.


The book is now available for pre-order at Notion Press Publishing.

Link follows:-

Gratitude 🙏

Poets of Noida

Write-up Selected!

Happy to share that a letter write-up submitted has been selected for publication.

I will share the link to read the letter once the eBook comes out.

Humbled…In Gratitude 🙏




“One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten!” I scream blindfolded.

“I’m coming…”


First I bid my true feelings and thoughts to hide from plain sight

They secured themselves in safe nooks of my subconsciousness

Now I am on the prowl, seeking inspiration at leisure


“What’s poetry?”, the teacher asks and I answer


“A  game of hide and seek

For writers and readers alike

The words of the poem echo

Come, play with me!”


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Smoke and Fire

Destruction and mayhem

Everything around you is crackling, tumbling, rumbling

Something’s burning alright

Leaping flames everywhere

Smoke and fire

Leaving you breathless

Gasping for air

Huddled up

Reaching out for something


Clasping for dear life


When all seems lost

I hear someone calling my name

I can barely see the Hand

That pulls me

Out of the pit of dust and smoke

Not a moment too soon

For this is the resurrection of the phoenix

Who riseth from ashes




“Hope rises like a phoenix from the ashes of shattered dreams.”
-S. A. Sachs

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