Never before

Never before has the country been so sharply and so vociferously divided into two camps. Social media is vitriolic. At the same time, people love getting doped with inane challenges- wear this, tag that person… And now comes the mega Challenge from the political leadership – Switch off all lights at 9 pm for 9 …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #129

I hope and pray that all of you are safe and fine, wherever you are. I’ve been doing fine, loving the private space it gives me without ringing doorbells. We live in a gated community, which is isolated in its own way, but further restrictions have been imposed. Domestic help has stopped coming. If someone …

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Bridge to Nowhere #writephoto

The sand moving under my bare feet makes me feel unstable. I wonder if stories about the end of the world coming soon are true. What will it feel like? sand slips by fading consciousness asks for peace   Will you be able to build bridges that last? The glow attracts, but does not feel …

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Confinement

The phone buzzes… someone wants to check on my well-being. I switch off social media notifications. The frequency is higher than normal. I like seeing the well-dressed news reporters on television. There’s a normal life out there somewhere – people dressing up for work, interacting, going live … I say my gratitude for the internet …

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Raw power

Nine yards of fabric Around a petite frame Valour personified, violence vindicated As she steps up to slay monsters Red becomes her, the Goddess compels All to respect, to accept and bow To power of the feminine Raw are wounds on her soul Instilling fear, inspiring awe, as blood oozes…. Note: A nine-day long festival …

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