Sometimes the pen and paper are my best
friends. I love the conversations we have.
I come from a family of soldiers and as a daughter and wife of naval
officers, the Armed Forces have a very special place in my heart.
I have dedicated this book to the men and women of our Armed
Forces and also to other unsung heroes, some dear to me and some who have
touched me in a way that I was compelled to pen my thoughts about them in
poems. I probe the hidden soul of a world not known to many. There are so many
people who have given our world so much depth and stories. They remain unknown
yet go through life with a quiet strength that must not be mistaken for
I start and end my pages with a poem of tribute to the Soldier…
I write unconventionally, just letting the words flow. I have
allowed myself that liberty so that I may express myself freely exploring what
I am a part of and surrounded by. This is my reality.
Each poem is different from the other but there is an underlying
common factor in many, a slight sense of pathos. There is a tangible sense of
poignancy in the air, a feeling of sadness in the way our world is evolving
today, and that emotion finds a path into many of the lines I write.
As an artist and a poet Mira Midha sees
her poems as works of ‘art’ and feels one art form inspires the other. She
wants her books to be read by all who love poetry, an audience that enjoys a
play of words and has the urge to keep on reading as she has an urge to keep on
She lives in Pune, India with her husband, a
retired naval officer and her family. She started writing as a teenager, but
published her first book of poems in 2014. Her passion for writing continued
and in 2015 she published her second book of poems.
She continues with her favourite
interest, penning poems and her latest release Feelings … It’s Not In What They Say But What They Hide is her