Subjugation

rings of delusionconceal hollow cores-leave scared spacefor doctrines, opinion,-to seep into structuresinvisible alterationrendering existencefettered and futile-on borrowed oxygen the sun does not seton empires-which controlday and nightnomenclatures-the clock shows twelveinstead of 24 hours-hands of poweron the throat of time-calendars of achievementdiscardedevery year -hunger for power is globalthere's no satiety-food and prosperityis no substitutefor control onhumanityin … Continue reading Subjugation

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Reena’s Xploration Challenge #266

Welcome to another month in 2023, albeit a shorter one! So, am I going to be less busy, do less, dream less and accomplish less... Are we so driven by calendars and clocks? Are we truly enmeshed with the world, each other and Time? Before we move on to the weekly prompt, let me congratulate … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #266

Canvas

deep wounds lie beneath apparent insouciance.condemn if you want...but art and poetry emanate from that space. Read silent, diaphanous veils.Unpeel layers withinWatch stories emerging… Someone picks up threads to weave new fabrics.It’s a new canvas. A synonym for the prompt word is used - Insouciance Weekend Writing Prompt #296

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

Unfinished

“An unfinished story invites. It gives everyone the liberty to complete it as they like.” Henry’s words keep haunting me as I browse through his incomplete manuscript. Unfinished structures welcome every new brick or stone. They reach completion but not in the manner as perceived in the beginning. I call the publisher. “If this book … Continue reading Unfinished

Polershmett

I do a Google search for the word ‘polershmett’. Google says, “Some results have been removed.” I wonder about missing alphabets in the word which could have made sense, without much success. I try some of the other search options. Images looks interesting, and this is what I get. So here I go with that. … Continue reading Polershmett

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #264

Welcome back to another week of January! Janus is the god of beginnings, gates, transitions, time, duality, doorways, passages, frames, and endings. He is usually depicted as having two faces. The month of January is named for Janus. Source: Wikipedia We counted backwards at midnight on 31st December 2022. How should we go forward now? I need … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #264

Catalysts

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

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #263

Welcome back to 2023! The New Year feels a little jaded now after almost two weeks have passed. PROMPT #263 I have chosen words or situations for this week's prompt from Baba Vanga's predictions for 2023. Devastating solar storm Explosion in a nuclear plant Human birth in laboratories Alien attacks Earth changing its orbit Bioweapons … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #263