End Poem

The greatest experience
And value of life
One inks at the end
Of the final breath
When he kisses
The warmth of death
Closing all his senses
In the light of darkness.

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Pravat Kumar Padhy (1 Poems)

Brief-Bio: Pravat Kumar Padhy hails from Odisha, India. He holds a Masters in Science and a Ph.D in Applied Geology from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. His literary work referred in ‘Interviews with Indian Writing in English’, Indian Literature, Anger in Action: Exploration in Indian Writing in English, Spectrum History of Indian Literature in English, Alienation in Contemporary Indian English Poetry, A Survey of Indian English Poetry etc. His poems appeared in The Times of India, The Indian Express, Commonwealth Quarterly, The Enchanted Verses Literary Review, The Houston Literary Review, The Poets of Living Waters, Diogen, Red River Review, Harvest of New Millennium, Wordgathering, Diogen, Cyclanes and Sword etc. His haiku, haibun, tanka also published in many international journals and anthologies including The World Haiku Review, Lynx, The Notes From the Gean, Ambrosia, Sketchbook, Atlas Poetica, Simply Haiku, Haiku Reality, The Mainichi News, Asahi Haikuist Network, Presence, Under the Basho, Red Lights, Shamrock, Magnapoets, Bottle Rockets, The Heron’s Nest, Ribbons, Haigaonline, Ribbons, Lilliput Review, Bamboo Hut, Mu International, Frogpond , Acorn, The Temple Bell Stops: Contemporary Poems of Grief, Loss and Change, We All Are Japan, A Handful of Stones, Sharpening the Green Pencil, Spring Rain Poetry, Gems Anthology, The Vast Sky etc. Honoured as “Featured Poet” in Poetry Street e-Journal, UK, Editors’ Choice Poet Award by Poetbay, USA, Diogen, Poetry Award from Writers Guild of India and Editor’s Choice The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, Canada, 2013, UNESCO International Year of Water Co-operation, 2013.awards including many Special and Honourable Mentions. Recently His tanka appeared in the anthology, “Fire Pearls 2”, Keibooks , USA and he is featured in “The Dance of the Peacock : An Anthology of English Poetry from India”, Hidden Brook Press, Canada, 2013, “Epitaphs”, Inner Child Press, USA in association with Shambhabi, West Bengal, 2014. He is credited with publication of three verses: Silence of The Seas, The Tiny Pebbles and Songs of Love: A Celebration, recently published by Writers Workshop, Calcutta.

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