This is inspired by a Hindi poem, written by Amit Agrawal (hecblogger) here, for Reena's Exploration Challenge #70   perspectives draw me into a convoluted logic I see you in mirrors, not prisms in a lab   your crowning glory clouds my existence but I see you glow in fading sunlight   brilliance of your countenance blinds … Continue reading Submerged


Reena’s Exploration Challenge #70

Writing takes me to nooks and corners I’ve never been before, and yet, I am unable to escape myself. The characters I paint are as I see them. I wonder if I will be forgiven to change their reality to suit me perspective. Cutting it short, here’s the prompt for this week. FOR THE NEW … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #70


squeezing into wormholes story-hunting peeling off layers to reach the core turning it around for right characterisation A passerby says Lol It’s only graffiti…. Yet, I emerge – enriched with the art and what I saw I know a little more than those who said Lol   Reena's Exploration Challenge #69

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #69

Welcome to the reality of 2019, as we get entrenched deeper in it! The prompt for this week is short and simple, and yet not so. Does this picture intrigue you, or spark a creative output? Wait a minute, before you start typing. Have a look at these pics. I’ve rotated the picture. Does this … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #69

The New Normal or No Normal

It is our concept of normal, which restricts and constricts us. And there are so many versions of ‘being normal’, that one never gets around to being totally acceptable. Yet, parents, teachers and priests keep struggling to propagate their own concepts of acceptable behavior.  Excellence is deemed to lie in reproducing published answers from a scripture … Continue reading The New Normal or No Normal

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #68

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! It feels good to be back again, and the words that ring in my mind are “Back to Normal”. Well, I give you two quotes here, related to the words. Pick one, pick both or spin your own take on ‘Back to Normal’. Contradictory, yes .... but … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #68

Unsung odes

The living do not have a choice, but to cross the bridges in time. I do not know to what extent plant and animal life can foresee the future, but human beings possess this crucial toll of survival. It is the ability to forecast, project, dream, plan, visualize that keeps us going. In absence of … Continue reading Unsung odes