Caves

Don’t go back there. Those caves are now history. Don’t let them draw you back in. Walk ahead, look at the sky, prepare to fly…… Create another chapter, another cave and leave it behind. https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/01/15/weekend-writing-prompt-244-cave/

Jabberwocky – Did you see it?

I thought he was a friend, till he showed his fangs, bared his claws mask and gloves fell off his jaws I smelt incense in open air he showed his fangs, bared his claws unmasked terror - it was raw I smelt incense in open air I heard Evil laugh without a care unmasked terror … Continue reading Jabberwocky – Did you see it?

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #213

Welcome back! PROMPT #213 Image credit: master1305 at freepikFor those who read only text:Catching something. Cheerful caucasian young man poses in torn yellow paper background, emotional and expressive. Breaking on, breakthrough. Concept of human emotions, facial expression, sales, ad. There is no restriction on length or format of the piece. There is no last date … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #213

Matured

https://open.spotify.com/episode/69BaFEV2EcmTnFkSMjkuqB?si=22e0137abfc7463b The startup rolls out a scheme to hire experienced candidates wanting to join after a break. The HR manager is concerned about the increase in cost. He opines they can hire freshers at lower salaries and train them. “We are in D2C (Direct to Customer) business where people experience matters,” says the COO. “Fresh … Continue reading Matured

Anger

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3jQEz3pIf9zVVuegisWFOe?si=c0cd5ad73f2544fb Why do clouds look like angry birds, hungry for revenge on invisible enemies? Anger lives in territories of its own, with deep roots and repressed emotions. It changes its language, depending on who or what it is directed at. I wonder if they recognise their own reflections. How do they label it? Angry birds … Continue reading Anger

Thoughts, culture & cuisines

Savour the prompt at Tuesday poetics - food! at dVerse restaurant meals take-aways -standardised to perfection -presented to condition expectations -create addiction ingredients mixed with choice cooked to delight -fresh flavour -fresh opinion -fresh taste takes me out of loops then invites exploration of what you spite but remain polite then learn to savour -new … Continue reading Thoughts, culture & cuisines

Let them scoff

I borrow from the sky When I feel low, down and out I borrow from the Sun When darkness pervades my path I borrow from the birds When my feet are being cut off I live - because it’s the only option I have I know what it takes - but the world scoffs https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/2022/01/10/what-do-you-see-116-january-10th-2022/

Relevance

I admire the temerity of wispy, transient clouds when they overshadow the Sun. The sparrow sitting on a shaky branch displays immense confidence in her ability to fly at the slightest hint of trouble. Suddenly, I see my puny self expanding to cover the city and the Earth, as if I’m the last surviving person … Continue reading Relevance