Time warp

The baby wrapped in a soft cloth falls with a thud on the floor. I expect the room to reverberate with loud cries, but there is a surprising silence. Is she fine? I hear a rustle of leaves and the inauspicious cawing of an invisible crow. An owl hoots in the distance. The window appeared …

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Hello, I feel very happy to announce that I have been nominated by StoryMirror for Author of the Year Awards - 2018. Now I need your support to win the title.  Please visit this link : https://awards.storymirror.com/english/vote/.   Go to my name -Reena Saxena (Names have been arranged alphabetically) and click on vote button.    You …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #66

Welcome again! Well, I thought of using only a picture for this week’s prompt. But then, I came across some lines I couldn’t resist sharing with you. So, here we are with two cues – Choose one or choose both and just fire. Picture Prompt Poem after the sun departs and we are greeted by …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 63

Welcome to Week 63! Prompt Here is an intriguing picture shared by Harvey Kraft on LinkedIn.   The picture by itself can tell a thousand stories. But I am increasing the complexity a little. Here is a paragraph from another source. So what exactly happened here? A woman felt powerless because she was unable to …

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Facades

THE PROMPT INTRODUCTION The characters here just represent certain forces in the world. The story does not run in a linear fashion. There are several such stories happening simultaneously, leaving impressions on each other. One evolves into another, in a non-linear fashion. They know that they are not rivals or opponents. The gender is incidental. One …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 32

Welcome to week 32! Prompt Feel free to write whatever comes to mind, in any format. Vent it all out. Breathe free. LAST WEEK’S ROUND UP Hecblogger at https://playingwithwords.blog/2018/04/06/your-legacy/ Eugenia at http://amanpan.com/2018/04/06/bits-and-pieces/ Michael at http://summerstommy.com/2018/04/07/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-31/ Richmond Road at http://theworldofbrutus.com/2018/04/07/changing-the-world/ Athling2000 at https://athling2001.wordpress.com/2018/04/08/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-31-4-8-2018/

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 31

Welcome again! Coming straight to the prompt this week ….. Here’s the picture and the lines. Feel free to write whatever comes to mind – poem, story, free format writing, personal reflections, memoirs, anecdotes -- and link up to this post. LAST WEEK’S ROUND UP Hecblogger at http://playingwithwords.blog/2018/03/30/decoding-love/ Michael at http://summerstommy.com/2018/03/30/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-30/ Eugenia at http://amanpan.com/2018/03/30/incomprehension/ Reena …

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Bottomless Pit of Ignorance

Oh, it was that pesky creature rearing its head again ! Amar fingered the wearable device that he had carried on his expedition. But, he failed to decipher the number of weeks, days or hours that he had spent in this timeless state. There were no calendars or clocks in this part of the universe. …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 29

The prompt word this week is CEILINGS PICTURE PROMPT Feel free to write whatever comes to mind – poem, story, free format writing, personal reflections, memoirs, anecdotes -- and link up to this post. LAST WEEK’S ROUND UP Hecblogger at http://playingwithwords.blog/2018/03/16/reverie/ Eugenia at http://amanpan.com/2018/03/16/order-of-the-day/ Michael at http://summerstommy.com/2018/03/18/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-28/ Reena Saxena at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2018/03/19/the-beauty-of-idleness/

Bathtubs

She threatened to expose his financial crimes and other misdeeds. He flew down to arrive at a compromise. As luck would have it, he found her dead with an overdose of drugs. The body was carefully placed in a bathtub, and then, water run over it. The police registered a case of accidental drowning in …

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