Krishna Sharma

Rookie (October 1971 / Nepal)

Biography of Krishna Sharma

Krishna P. Sharma was born and raised near Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, in Nepal. Soon after receiving graduate degree in English Literature and Media Studies from Tribhuvan University, he started teaching at colleges and writing as a news reporter. His career in journalism started with The Rising Nepal, where he worked for seven years since 1998. An IFRC fellow, Mr. Sharma was also the vice president of the Society of Nepali Writers in English. Professionally associated with the Washington Post, his anthology of short stories is due to be published soon. Also the General Secretary of Nepal America Journalists’ Association (NEAJA) , Mr. Sharma lives in Virginia with his wife Sonu, daughter Sukriti and son Simon. Updates

August Mornings

On a fine August morning
As I stand before the clearing
I would see the dappled clouds in the east
Turning orange-red.
I would then see
A round red ball rising up slowly
And would close my eyes in her honor.
In response, she would send
The first rays of her light to kiss me.

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