uneven, undulating pathsunnecessary complexityunnerves weak minds unaccessed, unknown worldspainted black - ignoredby fear and greed measly selves clutch onto inflated identitiesresist transformation eggs that do not breakforever unbornopportunity wasted crossing over-first stepto spiritual coronationsfinal destinations Written for RXC#250

Threads and Layers

“Don’t use drugs to numb an entire generation. We need them to execute our plans. We need that one ideology, one common thread that binds them together to spark a revolution that overthrows existing power centers.” “I beg to differ”, he lights up a pipe which holds something other than tobacco, “they need to be … Continue reading Threads and Layers


This is based on the limited understanding that I have of the metaverse so far. Creating illusions will give humans a false sense of power. I can write a happy story in the metaverse. But my real life has not changed much, other than giving me Ecstasy (pun intended) or hallucinations. If I repay a … Continue reading Metaverse

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #250

Welcome back! Regret the delay in posting, as I was not feeling well yesterday. PROMPT #250 It is a picture prompt this week. 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, … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #250

Multiple Prompts

I come across mashups or posts written for multiple prompts practically every day. The writer who aces it, IMO, is Jude Itakali. I miss Chris Hall who is not keeping good health, but she did a wonderful job of writing parts of her novel to the Six Sentence Stories prompt.  I agree that writing to … Continue reading Multiple Prompts

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #249

Welcome back! I've experimented a little this week - taken a few lines from all your entries to weave into a new poem. See what emerged. I believe I am passing through a gate in historyA twinkle in our maker’s eyeWhat happens next is a mysteryI stumble upon cracks of time-crystallized memoriesfalling through a funnelIs … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #249

Gates of history

The future occupies a higher mindshare than the past. There are times I feel history is being raked up only to settle political scores, or justify a stance which is not being accepted. If I could travel on a time machine where would I go? ….to a future I’m curious about. Youtube videos on future … Continue reading Gates of history

Blogging Challenges

I moved from 28 followers to 3K+, just by participating in writing prompts. What changed in the process was the intent and theme of the blog. I moved from articles to flash fiction and poetry. I do have a flair for writing from schooldays, but I accept with full gratitude that I learnt a lot … Continue reading Blogging Challenges

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #248

Welcome back! A string of brillianceeach bead - a single sentencemakes my week shimmer,throws challenge with cocky sneerto make next week look better This is how I'll sum up last week. PROMPT # 248 We have a phrase this week to serve as your writing prompt. ...passing through a doorway in history There is no … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #248

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #247

Welcome back! PROMPT #247 The prompt for today is Writing in One Sentence Any thought that passes through you is good enough, as long as you can express it in one sentence. The sentence can be two words or as long as you can stretch it. It's perfectly okay if it looks like a paragraph … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #247