A Profile of the Poet: Megha Sood
A Brief Bio: Megha Sood lives in Jersey City, New Jersey. Her works have been featured in GoDogGoCafe, Whisper and the Roar, Duane Poetree, Visual Verse, Vita Brevis, Poets Corner, Modern poetry, Spillwords Press, Indian periodicals, Literary heist, Little Rose Magazine and in many other publications. She recently won the 1st prize in NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Mental Health Poetry contest. You can find her blog here.
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What is the purpose of poetry?
Poetry molds your perception about life and its beauty in general. To me, my words are not only self-healing but conduits for people who have lost their voice and need a medium through which they can express themselves.
Tell me about your early experience writing poetry
I started writing almost two years ago, but it was mostly in bits and pieces or whenever I could get the time to scribble a few lines. Due to time limitations and not enough motivation, I used to write one to two poems a month. Initially, I started sharing my poems privately with f