Verbal blessings

Who teaches a new-born baby to smile and cry? Human memory is partial to faces, and this is the first set of information that she learns to decipher. Can she make sense of the sounds emanating from people around, or is it all gibberish to her? Dogs can learn about 200 words of whichever language …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #89

Hi, friends Last week’s prompt brought in some much-needed whackiness and  humor, as well as the usual intensity in the Exploration Challenge. So far, we’ve never had restrictions on length or format of the piece. I’m adding a rider, just for this week. PROMPT Reena's Exploration Challenge -Haiku Prompt You could write a story or …

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Life changes

Cinema has gone digital, but I have changed. I feel suffocated in dark movie theaters. Screens at home serve the purpose well, with added benefits of multitasking. beauty of antiquity bewitching charms of the past forays into dark they once held me spellbound with cosy companions (276 characters)

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #86

Welcome back! I’ve been busy last week, and there were delays in reading and responding. In case, I’ve missed out on any of your pieces in the links below, please do let me know. PROMPT This week’s prompt consists of two words – BLEEDING EDGE The dictionary meaning is the very forefront of technological development. …

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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 …

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