Alok Mishra is a teacher and an award winning poet residing currently in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh (UP), India. He was born in Ghazipur, UP in 1981. He is the third child of his parents, Mrs. Shanti Mishra and Mr, Chandra Kant Mishra. He has one brother and two sisters. His wife, Garima Mishra is a government teacher. From very childhood he has been a lover of Nature. He got his education in his home town Fatehpur, UP. He has a master degree in English Literature from Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj University Kanpur, UP and a degree of M.Phil. with the topic “Wordsworth’s Pantheism in Relation to the Modern Ecological Context”. He is greatly inspired by the legendry Nobel Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore.
He has had a keen interest in writing poems since a very young age. His poems have been published in several global anthologies and various national and international journals and websites including Different Truths, Setu, Indian Periodicals, Youth Shades, Soflay Literary Magazine, Destiny Poets, Duane’s Poe Tree, etc. The magazine Different Truths conferred on him the award of “Winner of the popular category” on May, 2017. Some burning issues like rape, terrorism and discriminatory practices for females, downtrodden and common people take place symbolically in his poems. Mainly he writes in free verse. Sonnets and the Japanese genre of poetry in English language consisting haiku and tanka are also included in his works. He loves to write poems on spiritual humanism and romance. A note of mysticism is found in his several poems. His poems are centered on love and life.
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