Reena’s Xploration Challenge #262

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! PROMPT #262 RANDOM DREAMS So, which is the prompt? The words or the image? It's your choice. Choose one or both to take you to a different world. There is no restriction on format of the piece. There is no last date either, unless you wish to … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #262


It’s all behind us

courageto not denylook squarely in the eyecross over to the other side-intacta prick in the bubble world helpsis it deliveranceor an escape?-breathe free I don't knowwhy I tried so hardto measureup to thoseI don't want to meet againget real - walk out the best and the worsttime for the bubble to burstit's all behind us … Continue reading It’s all behind us

New Dawnings

long awaited bright lightfilters in through dark cracksof my worn-out windowscrevices on my ageing faceseek shelter from real worldsI am what I was (I tell myself)let’s wipe out all stories in between New dawnings are welcometo rearrange or meshto overwrite historyor start a story afresh my grey head perks upasking me to embrace my soultell … Continue reading New Dawnings


So, you've started life in New Year 2023. It may feel like you've stepped in a new life. It may feel like a continuation of the life you've been leading. The last few days do offer a chance to reflect. Personally, I hope the reflections and conclusions stay with me. I share a few nuggets … Continue reading REFLECTIONS


Another calendar gets ready to walk down the staircase, slowly and silently to the basement.  Will it be surprised to meet others of its own ilk, separated by digits. I guess not, for they’ve always been interlinked - stories, thoughts and ideas are not separated by numbers. The imposed frameworks of dates relegate them to  … Continue reading Basements


I've never heard of RSV. In the last two years, vested interests have spread a scare about the next wave of Covid impacting kids more than adults. I guess vaccine manufacturers and hoarders have a lot to do with these rumors. An investor on the Shark Tank India show was candid, "If you can create … Continue reading RSV

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #261

Welcome to the last prompt of 2022! Yes, I will be on a break and come back on 5th January, 2023. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! PROMPT #261 It is a theme prompt. The lines to ponder on are The best and the worst It's time... for the bubble to … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #261