The Flippant Queen

“I can’t figure out what they want. People who cannot manage their own lives find solace by placing the blame on others, especially those in higher positions. It is human psychology - fingers pointing at others take away the focus from the source of the problem, their own incapability. If they don’t have bread, they … Continue reading The Flippant Queen

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #237

Welcome back! PROMPT #237 We have a word prompt this week Zeitgeist The dictionary meaning of the word is the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time: "the story captured the zeitgeist of the late 1960s" There is no restriction on length … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #237


“She’ll never admit she’s wrong. I wonder if it’s an ego problem or a genetic one….” The sounds pass through her ears, but do not pierce consciousness. The judges and the judged are both in their mind. She is unaffected by opinions. She is not exactly floating in air, but feels light.  The moment of … Continue reading Freedom

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #236

Welcome back! And I feel privileged to be back here. There are certain doorways that lead to unknown places. The terminology is different for what we experience - across the threshold or back from there. PROMPT #236 The prompt is a theme again... Rebirth Think of times you've felt revived, reinvigorated, alive -- maybe through … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #236


I need to call my cousin, but she’s in a different time zone … better wait for an appropriate time when she is awake. Day and night move parallelly, but in different geographic locations.  What does an equal duration signify? We walk through our lives, live out our scripts - in unison or opposition. Ultimately, … Continue reading Solstice

Shocking Potential

During the pandemic phase, I shared the story of a 84-year man who climbed 14 kilometers uphill on a steep slope, in a state of delirium. He was considered to be physically weak after recovery from Covid. The potential of the human body is amazing. Maybe his mind would have stopped him in a more … Continue reading Shocking Potential


This is a beauty - stunning beyond imagination. Compartments in vibrant colors in constant motion - meeting each other and then growing apart, changing the shape of corridors in between. It appears to reflect my mood. I love the picturesque sight so much more. This strangely familiar splendor is intimidating. My brain threatens to overpower … Continue reading Stunning