Reena’s Exploration Challenge #161

Reena's Exploration Challenge #161 Welcome back to light! PROMPT #161 We celebrate Diwali - the festival of lights in India, while America celebrates a new President.  Light can mean different things to different people, just like the election results in any country. James Baldwin says, One discovers the light in the darkness,  that is what …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #160

Welcome back! PROMPT #160 I give you a situation this week. You go down in a lift that doesn't stop for hours. When it finally opens, what do you see? The piece you generate can be fiction, poetry, essay, art, photographs or anything else that your creativity brings forth. Write a post on your blog, …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #159

Welcome back! I had an uneasy dream yesterday.  I saw myself framed on the wall by a stranger. It was not how I would like myself or my life to be framed or remembered. I was encapsulated, but not in the right manner. It is not about the right epitaph. It is about the different …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #157

Welcome back! PROMPT #157 Reena's Exploration Challenge #157 As usual, there is no restriction on length or format of the piece. Write a post on your blog, and copy-paste the link in Comments. In case you are using a pingback, do check back to see if it has worked. Last, but not least, don’t forget …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #154

Reena's Exploration Challenge Welcome back to another week of creativity! PROMPT #154 What you see below is neither an image prompt nor a theme. I prefer to see it as a background on which you have to write something. Do you see layers here, or is it just a two-dimensional image? Is something hiding out …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #115

Welcome to another week in a space to be yourself! Hats off to all those who responded to last week’s prompt, despite the gut-wrenching nature of the provocation! Evil is never an easy subject to talk about. Real evil is different from the caricatures we see on screen stories. I like the streak of strength …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #111

Welcome to a week of transition! The weather is changing. A cyclone that was expected to rock our Diwali festivities took a detour and moved elsewhere. A terror regime has ended, hopefully bringing peace to Syria. The Western world celebrates Halloween (parts of other worlds too), compelling a rethink on what certain masks or symbols …

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Paradoxical

Newcomb’s Pradox A paradoxical game between two players, one of whom can predict the actions of the other. My take I sought sanctuary in silence to escape predictiveness of your words -ringing like an outdated cassette on auto-replay mode   I sought solace in becoming a stranger once again to escape the burden of knowing …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #106

Welcome to a space beyond the Equinox, where equality becomes a myth again! If the Sun and Moon are not equal, can day and night be? The strength of the stars and power of perception gain importance here. It is all a matter of underlying meaning and perspectives. PROMPT 106 Our theme this week is …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #105

Welcome to a new capsule of time! We frame seven cycles of the Sun, and call it a week. What if it was longer? Would I be hosting one challenge in a week, or more? Mindless chatter J Let’s jump to the prompt. PROMPT #105 Wistfulness The rules of the game are the same i.e. …

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