The rains are here and I have been busy writing poems. Some are about my travels and some others are in collaboration with a very fine writer/poet. This is a project very close to my heart.
Meanwhile, a very good friend Health Writer, Columnist and Weight Management Consultant Kavita Devgan recommended me to be interviewed by We Are The City – India and I am stoked to be featured here .
You can read the interview HERE
Thanks Kavita nad Ashish for this opportunity.
In another news, some very precious poems from the Delhi Series found home in the August issue of prestigious Asian Signature – An international English Literary Journal. . The poems are part of ‘Contemporary Poets‘ section.
Thank you Surabhi Bhattacharjee for providing this platform to me.
Here is an excerpt from one of the poems :
“Dargah – Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia
Love and faith light up the dense tangle of streets
that lead to the dargah of mehboob –e – ilahi,
and the tomb of his beloved disciple Khusro,
garbed in rose petals, attars, offerings
and a heady whiff of spiced kebabs,
lost words float across the treetops,
arches, patios and tombs, sometimes,
quietly they nestle in an empty nest
or whirl down onto the marbled floor
in an aerial dance—like dervishes……. “
Read the rest and the other poems HERE
Two more poems are accepted in a very good magazine. I will post the link soon. Till then, keep reading and don’t forget to share your views with me. Do follow the Blog FB page for other updates. .