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Leeya Mehta
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Personal essay: Close to the End
Published in District Lines 4, 2017, by Politics and
Prose Bookstore, Washington D.C. I do not know when she will leave us. Before we came back to
her house this morning the resident at Sibley Hospital in Washington said death
was imminent, but I’ve seen h...
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Portfolio of poems: Beltway Poetry
You can find new poems at: http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/leeya-mehta-portfolio/
Portfolio of poems: Beltway Poetry
Portfolio of poems: Beltway Poetry
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BPJ tweets: Congrats to our Pushcart nominees
BPJ tweets: Congrats to our Pushcart nominees, @LeeyaMehta, Matt Salyer,
@Danez_Smif, Mathew Kelsey, Ashley Davidson, and Brian Komei Dempster. See the poem The Abduction here: http://www.bpj.org/poems/mehta_abduction.pdf See the accompanying essay on the ...
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New Poem: Metal Anniversary
Metal Anniversary appears in the new edition of Beltway Poetry Quarterly: http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/metal-anniversary/
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Instant Poem: Popcorn dreams
I had an amazing experience typing poems on demand in Annapolis at the Mitchell Gallery event on April 21 2018. We typed on the street outside Brice House and had many people stop in to ask for a
poem. Here is an instant poem written for a little fellow wh...
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Panel: Split this Rock Festival
https://www.facebook.com/events/179391169350029/ Save the date! And join us on April 20 at 11am. "Riding through Despair" explores Chilean poet # RaulZurita following the 1973 overthrow of the Allende government, Chinese poetry, Valmiki’s Ramayana, Alexand...
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Poems: Nudes I & II in Plume Poetry
Three new poems out...! Thank you to Plume and Daniel Lawless! Find Nudes I and II in http://plumepoetry.com/2018/02/nudes-i-ii/ Also you can buy Plume 6 at #AWP - it has my poem Women in the Peace Memorial in it- many thanks to Marc Vincenz! Come hear me r...
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Three Poems: Refugees
Three Poems: Refugees , circa 926 - International Publication Prize , in the Atlanta Review , Dec 2017 Sleep Welcome Refugees, circa 926 The boat is too small for so
many and only the twin babies sleep, drunk on milk and swaddled
tight rocking against their...
Three Poems: Refugees
Three Poems: Refugees
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Plume Poetry's folio of Contemporary Indian Poets
Read some wonderful poems in Plume's folio of contemporary Indian poets:  http://plumepoetry.com/2017/10/featured-selection-22-contemporary-indian-poets/ Photo: Courtesy Santosh Verma
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