Reena’s Xploration Challenge #237

Welcome back! PROMPT #237 We have a word prompt this week Zeitgeist The dictionary meaning of the word is the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time: "the story captured the zeitgeist of the late 1960s" There is no restriction on length … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #237

Rebirth

Rebirth is not always about reincarnation or different lifetimes. What fascinates me about the word is its linkage to positivity. A turning point, discovery of potential, eruption of latent forces, change in lifestyle all count as rebirth. However, a downturn is never called so. Birth always holds hope. What we do with a life later … Continue reading Rebirth

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #236

Welcome back! And I feel privileged to be back here. There are certain doorways that lead to unknown places. The terminology is different for what we experience - across the threshold or back from there. PROMPT #236 The prompt is a theme again... Rebirth Think of times you've felt revived, reinvigorated, alive -- maybe through … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #236

Shocking Potential

During the pandemic phase, I shared the story of a 84-year man who climbed 14 kilometers uphill on a steep slope, in a state of delirium. He was considered to be physically weak after recovery from Covid. The potential of the human body is amazing. Maybe his mind would have stopped him in a more … Continue reading Shocking Potential

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #235

PROMPT #235 Welcome back! We have a collage this week. There is no restriction on length or 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 #235

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #234

Welcome to a change in season! Human temperaments seem to change throughout the year, as we witness an increase in abnormal behavior. Can isolation be a reason? I came across a clip from an old movie "Cast Away". The protagonist who finds himself alone on an island, starts talking to a ball and names the … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #234

Emotions

whatever slips awaylike grains of sandas I hold it tightbetween fingersbecomes a storm It returns to tormentto remind everythingleaves an echoin the universe sounds I hearlong after they diepictures I seelong after they fadestashed away somewherein crevices of the mind I stretch the fabric,iron the creases,dust the specks awayyet not sure, ifthey mingle with the … Continue reading Emotions

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #233

Welcome back! RXC PROMPT #233 ravaged inner spaceunable to account forentries and exitswho came, who destroyed, who left?a soul transformed forever There is no restriction on length or 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 … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #233

Anxiety

The prompt line I chose Not trying to brag or anything, but I can wake up without an alarm clock now simply due to my crippling and overwhelming anxiety, so… My take subconscious thoughts conquer with unseen tentaclesI'm on a leash, can't break away from dark shacklesI change the technique, I change my spectaclesdarkness turns … Continue reading Anxiety