Infinity Let yesterday’s thoughts lie in the graveyards they belong to. What is true is only the here and now. The writer’s block hits at this moment, and a white screen stares at her. “Your truth feels blank at times, but remember it is infinity - with the potential to take you ahead,” the lines … Continue reading Infinity

Iconoclast I smash the mirror in which they see themselves. The coating behind is not metal. It’s an element that creates illusions.  I switch off the flattering lights around the mirror, and they are horrified by their own ugliness. Fear grips them. I’m the enemy. I’m the force they need to crush. I’m the iconoclast. … Continue reading Iconoclast

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #214

PROMPT #214 Let us grapple with the word ICONOCLASM and its meaning. Iconoclasm is a breaking of established rules or destruction of accepted beliefs. Poetry The shortest example I could find is by Ezra Pound in In a Station of the Metro The apparition of these faces in the crowd: Petals on a wet, black … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #214

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 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 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

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #212

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! And the Xploration Challenge is back with a new image 🙂 PROMPT #212 It's new ... does it mean it's welcome? Ponder over the above line, and write whatever comes to mind. There is no restriction on length or format of the piece. There is no last … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #212

Delivery Can exuberant personalities pale into insignificance on hearing a few words? I felt my sister shrinking in size as she struggled to assimilate what she had just learnt. “Is that true, Ronit!?” The executor of the will had just informed her that she inherits the vacation home in Goa along with the personal belongings … Continue reading Delivery

Dare to live without me

I stand at the edge to be amalgamated, create the rainbow I'm red, watch me reflected in passion, danger and life