Storms and Me

Penable Thursday Poetry Competition - STORMS Leon Skibitzki Raging storms have all gone by,Bending and breaking the whole of me.I have shivered, I have trembled,Wandered and got lost in the tempest.My ship has sunk and settled down,At the dark bottoms of rough violent seas,where something called light was unheard.I have seen death, I have been... Continue Reading →

Leave

Saturday Six Word Story Prompt from Shweta The word for the week is LEAVE.The whole idea is to describe the given word in exact 6 words - nothing more and nothing less !! You can try more than one take but each take should be only of 6 words.Below are mine - Would you know,... Continue Reading →

Orange / Haibun

Mindlovemisery's Photo Challenge #321 Three maple leaves on the road showcasing a bright contrast of colors. Orange or golden as the color of fall, against the dark or grey of the road. About to take my steps, I see the face of time down below, smiling at me. I withdraw and wait and think.  The... Continue Reading →

The Wedding

For Sonya's Three Line Tales photo by Nik via Unsplash Alex and Eden felt a tingling vacuum in their stomach as they neared the fort, which they thought was the perfect venue for the Holy Matrimony. They wanted it to be special, "right out of the fairy tale" kind of a place for the unison of two... Continue Reading →

The Old Life

Mindlovemisery's Menagerie - Photo Challenge #320 Photo by NEOSiAM 2020 on Pexels.com The four sides of the rectangle,closing in from all sides.The vicious circles of life,On a mechanical spiraling frenzy.Melodies of memories made,Damp and dry smell of roads crossed,Beauty of the old handsome gulmohar tree,Standing tall and braving odds,laying down a carpet of orange.I have spent... Continue Reading →

When all else fails

For https://poetsandstorytellersunited.blogspot.com/2020/06/weekly-scribblings-24-when-all-else.html When all else fails,and the wind will strain,When your empire falls,and the rivers dry up,When the sun leaves a trailof pricking yester pain,Rise above the clouds Like an eagle of prey.Make your eyes sharp andyour wings strong.Hone your shrills welland harden your nerves.Hunt down those reasons,devour them raw.Push it down your guts,and digest... Continue Reading →

Kaleidoscope

For Sammi Cox Weekend Writing Prompt #160 Take 1:Life- a chromatic Kaleidoscope?A new color for each day,and a new design.Do you wish to play or keep it locked? Take 2:Must your colors vanish,Leaving you fractured for life,let me be your kaleidoscope.Keep me near,turn me round.My purpose complete. COPYRIGHT © 2019- 2020 Nima Mohan, thetenthzodiac.wordpress.com, ALL... Continue Reading →

Pit of Nonsense

Mindlovemisery's Menagerie - Sunday Writing Prompt - Uncontrollable Nonsense I have fallen to a pit of nonsense.Surrounded by whimsical attacks,Staggering truths poking me in the eyes.My nose smelling only rotten candies.My ears travelling in all directions,Just for getting pricked with flatteringCoated with sugar crystals.Oh!!! The pit is dark.But why did I even expect a light... Continue Reading →

Cherish

Written for Eugi's Weekly Prompt I turn the pages of my mind,My hollow eyes meet a young girl,With sparkling eyes, staring at me.Less freckles and lines,Messy hair but no colored streaks,Lean but fat with ideas,Eyebrows undone but swollenWith shining droplets of sweat.Adorning some silly wishes of mind,She floats around- weightless,Worries and scars so unknown.Turning back... Continue Reading →

White Flowers

For Mindlovemisery's Photo Challenge #316 Burn me down,Into ashes grey.When no more embers,Collect them all.Feed me to those plants,Around your heart-The ones you plantedFor the love of me.Talk to them often,Like you did to me.Water them withYour red blood.It will take some time,But I shall be reborn.Watch me bloom - White flowers,between your fingers. COPYRIGHT... Continue Reading →

I shall Fade

For Weekend Writing Prompt #157- FADE Sammi Scribbles Into a frame From your life, And then the attic. I shall fade next From your memories. COPYRIGHT © 2019- 2020 Nima Mohan, thetenthzodiac.wordpress.com, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Last Dance

For Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Prompt : DANCE #writephoto When my tiny legs first felt my body’s weight, They asked me to dance. The time was not right, I said. But, the audience already took their seats.   When my legs took those firm steps, They asked me to dance. I am not yet ready,... Continue Reading →

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