OPTIMISM

One of the ‘firsts’ for me this year was the commercial installation of my short poem Optimism. It has had the most amazing reactions. That’s made me look at the poem in a new light and read it to boost myself after disappointments. Considering I’d ignored this poem...

FAUCET – My Poem for National Poetry Day 2017

Theme this year: Freedom Breaking News: Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to drive in 2018. Here’s a poem I published back in 2013 that referenced this struggle, among other things. Faucet A woman may buy a tool-kit and know how to use it may change the washer,...

Love Across A Broken Map eBook Release

The many permutations of love from girl-crushes to gigolos, spanning Manchester to Mumbai. Get Your Free Download This Weekend: September 16 and 17.   Kindle Edition (available in the UK, US, India, and worldwide) The Whole Kahani’s anthology was published one year...

‘By the Old Airport’

‘By the Old Airport’ shortlisted for inaugural Milestones poetry competition. A poem I wrote about living near Kai Tak airport in Hong Kong will appear in the Milestones anthology later this year. It was among shortlisted poems. The ‘milestone’ in the poem is...