Cesspool

It always happens when I feel betrayedDisgust engulfs me; I can’t digestfood for another’s existenceIt’s toxic; it’s unhealthy;It vitiates social systemsdenies justicerestricts free expressionIt keeps the venomcirculating in blood vesselsThe heart cannot take itThe heart will give up…. ReluctantlyI touch transfused bloodas corpuscles call outfor acceptanceThey hold hatred I nursedanimosity I felt on being let … Continue reading Cesspool

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Reena’s Xploration Challenge #258

Welcome back! PROMPT #258 It's so tough to remain positive at times. A word that is constantly gnawing my insides, staring back at me from every wall I encounter is CESSPOOL I choose this as the prompt word for this week. Your piece need not be pessimistic or negative. You can show how someone manages … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #258

Growing apart

updationraised walls between usunbridged gapsin mindsetsspeed of change makes you think- whatgrowing apart means https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2022/11/17/reenas-xploration-challenge-257/

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #257

Welcome back! RXC PROMPT #257 There is no restriction on format of the piece. There is no last date either, unless you wish to be featured in the Weekly Wrap.  Any post that is found to be offensive, vulgar or something that hurts common sensibilities will not be included. This needs to be a safe … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #257

Reincarnations

Tell me, O PhoenixAre you the sameas older versionsAre you only oneunique work of artor a subversion? Do fire and ashremain neutralto retain your core?Do you rememberscars on the soulor tales of yore… your colorsIncredibly beautifulis the compositiona fractalor has it changedsoul of rendition? fractals are miraclesbut do those speeding,repeating patternsfeel aliveon straight pathswith no … Continue reading Reincarnations

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #256

Welcome back! PROMPT #256 This is perhaps the shortest word prompt we have done on RXC, yet it encompasses so much. The prompt is Any word starting with Re For reference, you may check the following site, and watch the horizons expand. Words that start with Re There is no restriction on format of the … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #256

Fairy Tales

The fairies that live beneath the ground always boost energy. It is strange how those with the power to fly choose to remain underground and inspire others. The colors she sees flying across the sky in the form of clouds, rainbows, sunrise or sunset hues become fairies in her mind. They are real, visible but … Continue reading Fairy Tales

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #255

Welcome back! It's a relaxed Thursday for me, after several weeks. I looked for something that is outside my usual league, and found this picture appealing. Hope it stimulates your imagination too. PROMPT #255 Image credit: Noel Nichols on Unsplash There is no restriction on format of the piece. There is no last date either, … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #255

Politico

treacherous images hauntI feel the painof a knife in the backthough I’m not sureIf I’ve seen one I sanitize my handsafter every handshakeAvoid eye contactTo concealDeep-rooted hatred No love for monsters, I say… My friend texts back Hey, all I meant to say was that he’s an ace diplomatAnd can help you seal deals in … Continue reading Politico

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #254

Welcome back! We have a word prompt this week. PROMPT #254 POLITICO There is no restriction on format of the piece. There is no last date either, unless you wish to be featured in the Weekly Wrap.  Any post that is found to be offensive, vulgar or something that hurts common sensibilities will not be … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #254