Swayam Prashant

Swayam Prashant was born in the undivided Cuttack district, Odisha. He was formerly an Associate Professor of English at Sarupathar College, Assam, India. He has written six books and two booklets. They are : Evaluation of Textbooks in the Teaching of English (based on his Ph.D. thesis); Values in Life (based on a research project on Vedic and Upanishadic writings); Knowledge Tree (miscellaneous prose writings); Haiku from the Garden of My Own (poetry); Live Like a Man (poetry); Premras Amrit (poetry in Assamese); Virgin Land Impregnated (a thematic study of Canadian folk songs); and    Joy of Love (a unique booklet of love poems).


Some say
I write poetry
as if
it rains
from my pen
but only I know
it is not
it is
your smile.


The  spider of my heart
goes on weaving darkness
with the only hope
of seeing the rising moon
caught in its web
one day.

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