May has been special to me as my poetry was chosen and displayed outside the City Hall, Jersey City as part of the walk_by exhibit curated by Catalina Arunguren. It was a moment of celebration for me to be facilitated by the Mayor and the Councilwomen of Jersey City. The first event happened after the lock down period of 14 months. I also was the featured poet in the When People Speak event curated by Ameerah Shabazz and James Ellerbe. To be a featured poet on the Saturday Night Afternoon poetry by Spectrum Publishing was also a special moment.
Other reputed publications include the Arkansas Tech University Journal, Nebo, Jersey City Library Poetry showcase, Visual Verse, OffMenu Press, and Spillwords. I also threw my ring in the hat as a nominee for the iWGA awards.
It was a special and extremely proud moment to represent my South Asian community to…
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