My new books available from Authors Press, New Delhi. Here are the details:
The poet and
the publisher are grateful to the editors of the following journals, zines and
anthologies that carried some of the poems presented here:
Sarasvati (Leicestershire, UK), The World
Poets Quarterly (Chongqing City, P.R.China), Kō (Nagoya, Japan), The Tanka Journal (Tokyo, Japan), Chairman Poetics (Taiwan, ROC), Magnapoets
(Ontario, Canada), Create4U (The
Netherlands), Moonset Literary Newspaper
(Oregon, USA), Time Haiku (London), Atlanta Chinese News (USA), Paper Wasp (Queensland, Australia), Modern English
Tanka (Maryland, USA), Kelaino (Athens, Greece), Mainichi Daily News (Tokyo), Poet (Belgrade), Ambrosia: Journal of Fine Haiku (Maryland, USA), Poet (Chennai), Poetry World
(Chennai), Cyber Literature (Patna), Research
(Patna), Indian Book Chronicle (Jaipur),
Indian Journal of Postcolonial
Literature (Thodupuzha, Kerala),
Triveni (Hyderabad), Bridge-in-Making (Kolkata), The
Journal of Indian Writing I English (Gulbarga), Indian
Journal of English Studies, and e-journals,
Lynx, Asahi Haiku Network, Simply
Haiku, Asia Writes, Syndic Literary Journal, New Mirage Journal, EPN, Mann
Library’s Daily Haiku, Akita International Haiku Network, Shamrock Haiku
Journal, Haiku Reality, and World Haiku Review.
Some poems have also appeared in the
Busy Bee Book of Contemporary Indian
English Poetry (eds:
P. Raja and Rita Nath Keshari). Pondicherry: Busy Bee Books, 2007.
Contemporary Poets (ed: M.S. Venkata Ramaiah).
Bangalore: Biz Buzz, 2009.
A Dictionary of Contemporary
International Poets (eds:
Choi Lai Sheung and Zhang Zhi). Chongqing City: The Earth Culture Press, 2010.
Sense and Silence: Collected Poems (R.K. Singh). Jaipur: Yking Books, 2010.
Sexless Solitude and Other Poems (R.K.Singh). Bareilly: Prakash Book
The River Returns (R.K. Singh). Bareilly: Prakash Book
is too real to be believed, yet we must keep dreaming and try to live with a
resonance of what we think while we touch various levels of reality—political,
social, personal, or spiritual—and be
poetry happens as an event to be truthful, clear, courageous,
and honest to oneself; to be open about things one often tries to conceal.
Poetry provides an opportunity for expressing ones intimate moments with the
same passion as while talking about the interwoven outer realities.
also view it as the expression of cosmic, organic, erotic life, creating its
own forms, expressing itself and, in being expressed, finds its voice.
experience convinces me that we are not limited by what we are, but we are
limited by what we are not. Poetry
becomes a means to overcome this limitation, and thus, allows us not only to
know ourselves but also to expand on what we are.
means we should remain open to healthy revisions that we can make to our way of
thinking, and incorporate new perspectives into our outlook. In other words, we should not let our own rigidity destroy our
potential, but rather we should evince a forward-looking, tolerant, and open
mindset if we wish to create future.
don’t know if my poetry fits in what I think at the moment but poetry does help
us traverse the boundaries of hesitation to see the joy of fulfillment.
I am grateful to Mr Sudarshan Kcherry for readily agreeing to
publish this collection and support my creativity.
Day I’ll Sleep Well
Carry the Tomb
is Running Out
Smile is Fake
She Smiles Her Sex
More Voluptuous to Float
SOME SHORTER POEMS
Copyright: Ram Krishna Singh