Reena’s Xploration Challenge #265

Welcome back! PROMPT #265 It is a line prompt this week. Let's see where it takes you. You live in a world where no Gods exist. 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 … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #265


New portals

What’s in ChatGPT that others don’t have? Why is Google feeling insecure? Why are CEOs saying they will miss out on a lot, by not using ChatGPT? Why are colleges banning use of ChatGPT to prevent use of AI-driven answers in examinations? a new web portalopens alluring vistaswill creative inventorsstunt fertility of other minds? Are … Continue reading New portals


“House-house was the most popular game in my childhood. I had no choice but to play as per preference of my playmates. It was better than isolation. I was often castigated and rebuked because I showed a marked preference for administrative and going-out tasks rather than cooking, cleaning and laundry.” “The story has not changed … Continue reading Wisdom


do you flee the scenewhen things come apart; you missnew doors opening do you recoil fromdeath? life waiting outside goesback disappointed feet held steadfastlyto the ground cannot perceivewings waiting to sprout fear protects; disarmspotential; distrust bouncessaviors at the gate learn to recognizecatalysts; they might take youwhere you want to go Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge


I hear sobs and curses amidst deafening applause. Yes, the story of women in the British army being raped, and then misdiagnosed as suffering from emotional disorders weighs heavy on my thoughts. It happens in other fields too, not necessarily in the army, as the sadistic diagnosis facilitates their elimination from active social and professional … Continue reading Shadows

Color of Thoughts

“If matter is a dense form of energy, maybe some day we can bring back the dead to life”, wrote someone on LinkedIn. I found the thought interesting enough to pursue the logic. Unfortunately, it turned out that the said person suffered from mental health issues. Thoughts do emerge from deranged minds, but do not … Continue reading Color of Thoughts

Preparing for the End

I often talk about this subject in my financial literacy sessions. What does one need to do from a financial angle to prepare for the ultimate truth – your exit from the world? I give below a few pointers and questions. Study the succession laws in your country in detail. Write a will. It can … Continue reading Preparing for the End

Uplifting blues

she scoops her insidessurvives dreamy rideson golden sands, oceans blueauthenticitybold vivacitybanishes clouds, skies are blue I see her flash smilesstretching empty milesLet me see your soul, I saysilence engulfs windssongs unheard-she singsfrom other dark worlds she slays it's chilly out theresnowy paths nightmarewhat will warm you up, she asksfind your soul, let burnlet energy churnbask … Continue reading Uplifting blues