Published : Waiting

I’m very happy to say my poem – ‘Waiting’ has been published by Silver Birch Press under the ‘I am waiting series’. Below is the first stanza of the poem. I waited for a callMy alkaline blood curdlingThe pungency burning my insidesI tasted harshness on my tongueAnd bitterness in my skinI was a wisp of…

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Published : It takes six months

It’s six months after dad’s passing…a million emotions have gone through me through these trying times. I am grateful to my husband, my girls, and my sister for holding me and helping me through. My poem ‘ Six months’ is published by Rebelle Society. Thoughts, regrets, memories ebb, and flow but the journey continues. A…

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NaPoWriMo Day 18 – Gas, Food, Longing

“And now for our (optional) daily prompt! This one comes to us from Stephanie Malley, who challenges us to write a poem based on the title of one of the chpaters from Susan G. Wooldridge’s Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words. The book’s  table of contents can be viewed using Amazon’s “Look inside” feature. Will you choose “the…

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NaPoWriMo Day 3 : Moment of truth

Today’s prompt is to make a “Personal Universal Deck,” and then to write a poem using it. The idea of the “Personal Universal Deck” originated with the poet and playwright Michael McClure, who gave the project of creating such decks to his students in a 1976 lecture at Naropa University. Basically, you will need 50…

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