Guilt

fast moving colors, change everything withinWho’s trying to hide, disguised in rain?cloud bursts dropping secretsbut no one dares to catch Who’s trying to hide, disguised in rain?allegations slipping off the skinbut no one dares to catchguilt accumulates within, dodging allegations slipping off the skin fast-moving colors, change everything within guilt accumulates within, dodging cloudbursts dropping … More Guilt

Floaters

If you are a dreamer, come in.. The line is from Shel Silverstein’s poem, Invitation, as published in his wonderful book, Where the Sidewalk Ends.  Shel Silverstein is an American writer, poet, cartoonist, songwriter and playwright.  The prompt is set by Lillian at dVerse Poets Pub We don’t walk around here, we float, without moving from our … More Floaters

Repression

I wish people keep telling stories and writing whatever comes to mind – on social media posts, blogs, books on whatever avenues are available to them. Stories held captive in a lockdown, are likely to change form later. The pressure they are subject to, will ignite rage within, and discolour facts. Rebellion will be an … More Repression

Freedom

Freedom for her means only one thing – not being told what and how and when to do whatever she did.  The acts she is reprimanded for, are not worth a thought to the saner people in the world. Like where and how should the dish-washing brush be placed, how much water should be used … More Freedom

Prachika Saxena

Originally posted on SacredCircleforWomen:
Prachika Saxena, a top-level executive in a multinational hospitality chain, shares her journey – I became a feminist, when I was not even aware of the term. At that stage, I felt a quest to feel equal, liberated, to grow and thrive at my will. I set out to challenge every…

Love Cycles

Originally posted on One Woman's Quest:
Who instigated the abandonment?It’s an ugly questionmanifests pretensionsboth sides righteous…blinded When the rage subsidesfaith will interveneand acceptance –a milestonewill springboard recover, victims’voices gaining clarityintent amendedlaunching into loveonce again. (Love Cycles first appeared here May, 2018. Resubmitting it for Reena’s Xploration Challenge: milestones. Image my own.)