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About Alok Mishra

First and foremost a poet, Alok Mishra is an author next. Apart from these credentials, he is founder & Editor-in-Chief of Ashvamegh, an international literary magazine and also the founder of BookBoys PR, a company which helps writers brand themselves and promote their books. On this blog, Alok mostly writes about literary topics which are helpful for literature students and their teachers. He also shares his poems; personal thoughts and book reviews.

मैं और तुम – the valentine poem

काश वो वक्त ठहर जाता और मैं समेट लेता सारी खुशियाँ जो लायी थी मेरे चेहरे पे तुम्हारे चेहरे की एक झलक ने! दिन गुजरे और महीने और फिर साल साल दर साल बस निकलते गये मानो जैसे सबने ठान ली हो नदियों के जैसे बह जाने को ... समय की लहरों ने कभी दूर तो कभी पास किया मुझे और तुम्हें एक दूसरे के। अलग तो कभी हम हो [...]

By | February 14th, 2018|Love|0 Comments

The Intellectual Lady – a poem

and she searched for hours 'how to stop bleeding properly?' an illiterate passer-by unbuttoned his shirt and tied to the wound. the intellectually spectacled lady smiled. she invited the uneducated for a discourse on humanity to be held next week. by Alok Mishra A Poem A Day

By | February 11th, 2018|A Poem A Day|0 Comments

I don’t remember her eyes – a poem

I don't remember her eyes. I don't remember those dark, big and beautiful eyes. I don't remember at all how they pushed me to a state of surmise - I really don't remember! Believe me; I don't.   for M A Poem A Day...

By | February 10th, 2018|Love|0 Comments

I live like this!

Read the poem I live like this by Alok Mishra below. Make sure you add a comment if you have something to say. I live like this! betrothed to life and flirting with death, days pass by; I live and I will die. poem for 9th February 2018 Alok Mishra

By | February 9th, 2018|Caprice|1 Comment

Deconstruction – meaning & theory in literature with examples

For the past few days (which formed many months), I have been constantly trying to write an article about Deconstruction (only within the ambit of literary theory) for many students who have requested me to do so. However, Deconstruction is not so easy to construct! To write something about this is a highly risky job and before doing it, I wanted to be completely sure of myself and my research [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Modern Criticism & Literary Theories|2 Comments

That February – a poem

December has gone, long ago, and I am alone once more because you have turned your eyes from me once again. January passed like a feeble man on death bed passes away sans noise and movement. And February is here, my love. You are there. I am here. And sadly, We are nowhere! for M

By | February 4th, 2018|English Poems|0 Comments

IIJNM Bangalore – is it the right choice for journalism?

Is IIJNM a good place to study journalism? Can I get an admission in IIJNM for my course in broadcast journalism? What is the average package of the outgoing students at IIJNM Bangalore? And numerous questions like these I have been seeing and answering some of them too (on Quora). However, that won't help unless I answer all of them together in an appropriate way. And today, I will be [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

You say you love; but with a voice – John Keats – Poetry Analysis

"You say you love; but with a voice" is a love poem by John Keats which is believed to be composed in the year 1817 most probably while some scholars also claim that the year may well be 1818. There might be reservations and speculations about the composition year of the poem but there is no ambiguity whatsoever that this is a love poem by John Keats probably addressed to [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|Poetry Analysis|1 Comment

How to Become an Author? a beginner’s guide to a successful writing career

Alok Mishra writes on how to become an author and pursue a successful writing career. Anyone can become an author who has great writing skills and the patience to work hard and rework harder and continue. Read this wonderful article below! Authors always have a tough time if they are just beginning their career. They have to get their book noticed by the publishers; accepted by one of them; published [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Writing Tips|0 Comments

मेरी कहानी, मेरा फ़साना (meri kahani, mera fasana) – a poem

  कह दूँ भी तुम्हें तो किन अल्फ़ाजों में की दिल ने मेरे बस कैसे चुना है तुम्हें? अब तो प्यास भी जैसे सुकून सी लगती है जबसे तुम्हारी धड़कनों में भी अपना ही नाम सुना मैंने! अब तो तुम हो और मैं हूँ बस और ये ख़्वाब जो बुना है मैंने! मिटा भी दे कोई अब हस्ती मेरी तो कैसे रोक पायेगा मेरे इश्क़ की आग से उठाया जो [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Hindi Poems|0 Comments