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Something About Me and My Book:
Rakesh Patel (b, May 2, 1979) has a Masters degree in English literature from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India. He has served as a visiting lecturer in English for the past three years at Govt. Arts & Commerce College Khergam, Gujarat, India. His poetry and literary opinions have been published in e-journals and websites like,,,,,,,,, (your space section),,,,,, and

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Reflections: A Collection of Short Poems

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How to Get Published - A Self Publishing Guide

How to Get Published - A Self Publishing Guide

By Rakesh Ramubhai Patel

Ask any aspiring writer, he will tell you that how it is challenging to get published. Your writing should reach the right publisher or editor at the right time because there might be thousands of submissions waiting to be published. And therefore, your fine piece of writing might get lost in the massive stock of other's…


Posted on March 15, 2010 at 7:05am

The Treasure of Bliss

All are busy

In one thing and the other

Running after

One thing and the other

From the time they wake up

Till they go to bed

Have no time

For the inner call to listen to

Which is coming from the heart within

They’ve explored the universe,

New species,



And much more

But alas! The heart remains unknown

A deep search must be within!

Dive deep into the sea of heart

And there’s… Continue

Posted on December 30, 2009 at 9:54am


I'm more like anybody,
A common face however,
People refuse to recognize me.
I approach the Known with names,
I beg them to help
Make my name Known.
They just keep silence as if
Heard nothing!
What could I make this out?
A "nothing" pleading for

What if my name unknown
Remain unknown? identity?

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Posted on December 29, 2009 at 10:49am


Amid the vast buildings

And the mist of noise

I look for my missing identity.

I recklessly wander here and there like

Set-free cattle on the road,

The passer by get angry with me

Disappointed, I beg for the people

To listen to my voice,

But alas!

My voice is silenced in the noise pollution.

Original Source:… Continue

Posted on December 26, 2009 at 11:45pm

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