I found myself on the psychiatrist’s couch. The person sitting opposite me spoke more like a judge than doctor. “You suffer from eleutheromania.” “How did you arrive at that conclusion – whatever that word means?” “I’ve heard what your family has to say about your rebellious nature and lack of discipline?” “But you haven’t bothered … Continue reading Free


Reena’s Exploration Challenge #95

We have had heavy rains in Bombay for the last two weeks, disrupting traffic and normal life. A lot of things had to be postponed for a more commute-friendly weather. At the same time, It is also a blessing to stay home – indulge in culinary delights, read and complete pending work (actually, the last … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #95

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #94

Seasons change, so do people and relationships. What remains constant is the process of churning out thoughts – some mundane, some innovative and some creative – but it is energy nevertheless, energy which powers the world. So, here we are in another tiny capsule of time, reproducing snapshots of our thought process in this space. … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #94


crumpled memories lying in a bin for times immemorial suddenly made sense this morning   I doodled thoughts till they assumed a familiar face - pliable memories reconstructed to fit in a comfort zone   my life begins to make sense 0nce again…. the faces lose identity to become masks

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #93

Welcome back to this exploratory space! PROMPT I normally link a word to a picture for the prompts, but not this week. The picture is so intriguing that I dare not superimpose my thoughts and influence another’s imagination. Let the prompt take you wherever it goes. Reena's Exploration Challenge #93 Please remember to credit the … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #93


This is not an original. I'm sharing a beautiful piece by Rob Brezsny here in response to Maybe you rarely celebrate the fact that you can think, but according to my inside sources, the flash of mercurial codes through your brain is among the universe's most dazzling accomplishments. Try to imagine the colossal divine … Continue reading Crossover

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #92

Welcome to a week when the seasons are changing! PROMPT Reena's Exploration Challenge #92 FOR NEW ENTRANTS There is no restriction of length or format of the piece. We are happy if whatever you write comes from the innermost core of your being. Technique is secondary. Write a post on your blog, and link it … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #92