Weeds by Neetu

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Weeds

spread out
before me

pretty white flowers
like snowflakes
on grass

they remind me of love
blossoming until plowed down

by those who seek
only flowers

© Neetu Malik



Some of Neetu’s Books

THE POETIC BOND VI

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THE POETIC BOND VI

THE POETIC BOND V

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THE POETIC BOND V
THE OCOTILLO REVIEW SUMMER 2018 VOL 2.2

THE POETIC BOND X

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THE POETIC BOND X


Author Bio
Author Bio
Born in India, Neetu has lived in Austria, England, and Canada before settling in the Eastern USA in 1994. Neetu’s eclectic work reflects her diverse background as she explores the joy and darkness of the human condition in poems and stories noteworthy for their intensity in brief span. Her poetry is published in journals and Anthologies from Australia, USA, UK, and India. Her poem, “Soaring Flames”, was awarded First-Place by the NY Literary Magazine (2017). She has also been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, 2019 for her poem “Sacred Figs” published by Kallisto Gaia Press in their Ocotillo Review in May, 2018.
  • In My Twilight Zone

    Between sunset’s fiery streaks
    slipping into the sea, and
    the rising of the silver moon
    is my twilight zone.

  • The Cobwebs

    I was leaning
    by the window
    standing outside
    looking in—

  • Wanderer

    by the river
    he looks lost
    his face appears ancient
    in rumination
    under the sycamores’
    embracing shade
    thinks he might see
    God

  • Touch

    your breath on my cheek,
    as I hold you close to me,
    silken infancy

  • Seasonal Fruit

    in a brief burst
    of fiery red and gold
    we burned….

THE POETIC BOND VI

Buy now!
THE POETIC BOND VI

THE POETIC BOND V

Buy now!
THE POETIC BOND V
THE OCOTILLO REVIEW SUMMER 2018 VOL 2.2

THE POETIC BOND X

Buy now!
THE POETIC BOND X
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Born in India, Neetu has lived in Austria, England, and Canada before settling in the Eastern USA in 1994. Neetu’s eclectic work reflects her diverse background as she explores the joy and darkness of the human condition in poems and stories noteworthy for their intensity in brief span. Her poetry is published in journals and Anthologies from Australia, USA, UK, and India. Her poem, “Soaring Flames”, was awarded First-Place by the NY Literary Magazine (2017). She has also been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, 2019 for her poem “Sacred Figs” published by Kallisto Gaia Press in their Ocotillo Review in May, 2018.

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