Human blackholes

“You managed to escape clutches, whenever a trap has been laid out for you,” said an ex-boss once. I thank him for his forthrightness.  In a flash, I recognised the nature of the evil that doggedly followed me all my life - a desire of certain people around me in personal and professional circles, to … Continue reading Human blackholes

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #82

Week 82 welcomes you to the Exploration Challenge! I’m happy about how the theme of darkness inspired many more people this week. PROMPT I am not a fatalist. I’m not obsessed with darkness. Yet, a landmark development in astronomy this week inspires me to remain on the periphery of the theme, but not get sucked … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #82

Dark journeys

The inspiration for this piece comes less from the prompt and more from the contribution of Len at https://lensdiary.blog/2019/04/06/the-hustler/ and Jade Li at https://tao-talk.com/2019/04/06/reenas-exploration-challenge-81/ RESPONSE accretion of dark layers on brightness of my soul refuses to be washed away -held by hands which rule the world -held by those who feel threatened by light -held … Continue reading Dark journeys

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #81

It is time to peep into your creative processes once again. Welcome to Week 81! PROMPT This video inspired me. Maybe you like to see it or use it as a creative nudge. https://aeon.co/videos/then-fit-our-vision-to-the-dark-exploring-sight-with-emily-dickinson FOR THE NEW ENTRANTS There is no restriction on the length or format of the piece. Write a post on your … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #81

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #80

Without much ado, I present this week’s challenge, as posting has already been delayed a little. PROMPT #80 Exploration Challenge #80 FOR THE NEW ENTRANTS There is no restriction on the length or format of the piece. Write a post on your blog, and link it up here with a pingback, or copy-paste the blog … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #80

Fading

Stains of distrust on the psyche got deeper and difficult to erase, as I saw your imperviousness to the color of my dreams. Relationships have different hues at different stages in life – what matters is the intensity. Love and mutual respect should be un-erasable pigments responding to external inputs, and creating different shades, but … Continue reading Fading