CREATIVE WORDS ON MARBLE (ISSUE 6)
SANDCASTLE by Hardeep Sabharwal
Hardeep Sabharwal, born and raised in India, completed his M.A. from Punjabi University Patiala in English. His work has been published in various online and print magazines including The Larcenist, Zaira journal, The Writers Drawer, Quail Bells, Literary Yard, NY Literary Magazine, Jankriti International magazine, Hastakshar web magazine, Literature Online, Delhi Magazine, Alive and in few newspapers, In 2014, he won the Yoalfaaz Poetry Competition for his poem “HIV Positive”. In 2015 his poem “The Third Desire” was placed 2nd in this contest. In Dec. 2015 he won second place in Writers Drawer international poetry contest for his poem “The Refugee’s Roots”. His poems In Hindi have been selected by Poetry Society of India for the anthology Amaltash Me Satdal (best poems of 2015).
HUNGER by Eriata Oribhabor
Eriata Oribhabor is a poet and frontline promoter of Naija languej. He started off writing poetry in the indigenous Nigerian Pidgin currently being standardized as Naija languej. Writing in the languej, he authored; “Abuja na kpangba and Oda puem-dem (2011), edited, “IF YU HIE SE A DE PRIZIN” (poems) and “AMEBO YAD” (collection of plays). A former chairman, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Abuja Branch, Eriata Oribhabor is the author of two poetry collections; “Beautiful Poisons” and “CROSSROADS & THE RUBICON”.