NaPoWriMo Day 4: A strange world

Today's challenge is to select a photograph from the @SpaceLiminalBot, and write a poem inspired by one of them. Strange is this new world! Anonymous fear, All pervading, A fragile trust, Wary trepidation, Lonely roads, Shuttered and desolate, Caged minds, Barred souls, Afar. Bonhomie vanished, No festive fire, A melancholic moroseness, A pallid gloom. As… Continue reading NaPoWriMo Day 4: A strange world

A strange world

A year ago this day,the world changed! Marking the anniversary of the 2020 Lockdown! And another one on the anvil! Strange world, Unknown, A fearful silence, No honks blared, No loud sounds echoed, Pulsating life, Suddenly stilled. An apocalypse, A ravaging trail, Beating Man in its own speed game, Unfathomable, Invincible, Eerily enigmatic, A distraught… Continue reading A strange world

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Aug. 15/2020

"Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “pro/con.” Talk about the pros and cons of anything." The pros and cons of living in times of Corona. Life is a peculiar tale. You win some and you lose some. As you are confined in your home,you spend only on basic essentials, there by increasing… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Aug. 15/2020

An acceptance

The question that we all ask at all times is that when it will end? When shall we get back our freedom? When shall we move about uninhibited? When shall we stop eying the other person with scepticism? When shall we give up our obsessive cleanliness disorder? The massive upheaval has left us bewildered. Caged… Continue reading An acceptance

A strange world

Strange is this new world! Anonymous fear, All pervading, A fragile trust, Wary trepidation, Lonely roads, Shuttered and desolate, Caged minds, Barred souls, Afar. Bonhomie vanished, No festive fire, A melancholic moroseness, A pallid gloom. As we pray for days of yore, When life was a celebration, A momentous jubilation.

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS June 13/2020

"Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “nail.” Use it as a noun or a verb." As I sit at home in extended lockdowns I spend more time with myself. Trying to find the essence of life,the ' I ' inside me that had got lost somewhere. And trying to nail the truth… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS June 13/2020

Lockdown Day 62

The new normal code is now inculcated in our systems. Days roll on in a chronological sequence but time has stood still. We have done all new things possible to while away time. The carefree mingling and rambling seems to have been consigned to history. The surging crowds have been deluged in the invisible surge.… Continue reading Lockdown Day 62