Reena’s Exploration Challenge #148

Welcome back to another week of creativity! PROMPT #148 I am inspired by the following words, and offer the same as a writing prompt for this week. SilhouetteShadePhantomSpirit No, you don’t have to use all four. You can use one or more of the given words in your piece - poetry or prose. You may … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #148



dreams lie beyond Sun and Moon -challenged by light years -uneclipsed by hopelessness -fired by courage   I will lower the stratosphere -or grow tall enough to peek into the rough and tumble of imagination ready to face the unseen   I hope to find something worthwhile -else conversion of nothing to something will become … Continue reading Challenged


We don’t have snow here, but the occasional hailstorm and heavy rains. Rains are predicted to dog us till the end of March, when normally, summer starts at this time. The winter clothes are not yet sent to the cleaners before being packed off for eight months. what’s the disturbance?light snow on TV screensindicative ofbad … Continue reading Indications

Human mind

Amnesia is not a dreaded word. It has not been one for decades. One can find life again and reconnect. Somehow, this episode is different. I find myself in a world without Facebook and Instagram. There is no digital backup of life, and no tattoos on my body. The fire has damaged more than my … Continue reading Human mind

One step forward, two ….

one step forward, two steps backwardtill I know not where to golost map, broken compass, yet ....the needle keeps me going till I know not where to govision obscured by wallsthe needle keeps me goingtakes me somewhere, where I need to be vision obscured by wallsa pointer to destinytakes me somewhere, where I need to … Continue reading One step forward, two ….

Fire in the snow

It’s an unusual sight – soldiers pouring in bottles of Old Monk rum down the throat of a frozen mule, to generate heat within. The mule is a comrade who stepped on thin ice, with a burden on his back, and was buried in snow. There is no way that a soldier lets go of … Continue reading Fire in the snow

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #76

I wonder how a week passes off in a jiffy, and it is time to interact with your deep thoughts once again. I did toy with the idea of creating a prompt library, and pulling out one each week. But then, it would take away a lot of spontaneity. It would not chart my mental … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #76