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Cees Black White Photo Challenge: Letters M and N

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Letters M or N

Mother and daughter

 

Mesmerizing

Night at sea beach

 

Crimson’s Creative Challenge #25

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #25

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Longing

What do I long for?

Love? Friendship? Company of people? Peace?

Sometimes I feel very lonely

And the more lonely I feel

the more lonely I want to be

I don’t want to talk to anyone

Don’t want to mix with people

I just want to dwell in my gloominess,

Submerge in my sorrows 

No materialistic pleasure can calm me

Can give me peace

So what is it I want?

Who can understand?

How I’m feeling

What I’m feeling

What I’m longing for

Perhaps 

I yearn 

for that great comfort, calmness, peace, delight 

I felt when I was in my mother’s lap

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 61

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 61

In the immensity of consciousness, a light appears — a tiny point which moves rapidly and traces shapes, thoughts, and feelings, like a pen writing on paper. And the ink which leaves a trace is the memory. You are that tiny point and by your movement, the world is ever re-created.

 Sri Nisargadatta, I Am That

 

Alas!

It eludes me

the immensity of consciousness

again and again

could have

lead me

to a higher plane

Alas!

I am

where I was

when I was born

yearning for my mother’s embrace

now at the end of my journey

yearning for my mother’s embrace

my existence

in between

is a cipher

 

 

 

#Weekly Tanka Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 100 – Celebrations & Century

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#Weekly Tanka Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 100 – Celebrations & Century

Thanks, Elsie for your wonderful challenges which gave me something to think and made me try other types of poetry. I will miss these challenges.

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Mother’s century
Though we could not celebrate
As she passed away
Three years before completing
Seeing her pain and discomfort
I prayed for her departure
Whom we love can’t see in pain
( This is not a Tanka but had to add the last line)

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 75 – Shining & Winter

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Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 75 – Shining & Winter

Winter awakens

Which weren’t asleep anyway

Shining memories
Of  sitting around fire-pot

Of mother telling stories

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #168 Sweet&Scent

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #168 Sweet&Scent

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge Image 2016

Mother’s body scent

Set her apart from others

Sweet remembrance

 

Friday Fictioneers- scars

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Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochellewisofffields

 

PHOTO PROMPT © Peter Abbey

PHOTO PROMPT © Peter Abbey

Fiction

100 words

Scars

Ruby has to cross the lonely footbridge daily on her way to school. She goes and returns with friends, and still mother never forgets to remind her strictly to never pass the bridge alone. Though their colony is very safe, security guards are posted everywhere.

Ruby wonders why mother is so scared. She asks mother.

Mother looks in her eyes. She is so young and innocent; she will not understand it now.

Once mother made a mistake of crossing a footbridge all alone when she was young.

Mother still shivers.

Time heals all wounds but some scars never fade away.

 

 

 

The Daily Post- Sentimental

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I’m  not sentimental  about things or places. We had to move to many places, leave so many things behind when my husband was in a job that I stopped feeling any attachment with any place or thing,  but when  I saw my mother’s swing, after her demise, in my brother’s house, lying in a corner , all  alone, as if  waiting for  waiting for my mother’s touch not knowing she will never come back. With tears in my eyes I caressed it, I tried to comforted it assuming it’s listening to me. (I wanted to bring it back with me, I had gifted it to my mother, but couldn’t ask my brother to give it back to me). I felt my mother’s presence there. I was relieved. It was not lonely. It has lots of memories to live with.

Mother's swing

Mother’s swing

The daily Post- Longing

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Longing

What do I long for?

Love? Friendship? Company of people? Peace?

Sometimes I feel very lonely

And the more lonely I feel

the more lonely I want to be

I don’t want to talk to anyone

Don’t want to mix with people

I just want to dwell in my gloominess,

Submerge in my sorrows 

No materialistic pleasure can calm me

Can give me peace

So what is it I want?

Who can understand?

How I’m feeling

What I’m feeling

What I’m longing for

Perhaps I yearn for that great comfort, calmness, peace, delight? 

I felt when I was in my mother’s lap

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Limerick Challenge Week 5: Pain

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https://mindandlifematters.wordpress.com/2016/01/30/limerick-challenge-week-5-pain hosted by Rashmi

Limerick- Aches 

Mother always  took all the aches in her stride 

She never allowed them to take her for a ride
No pain
No gain
Her conviction and her children were her pride 
Love you Maa, miss you so much

Love you Maa, miss you so much

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Hart Haiku

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Post, news, diary... All the world around me, ALL THE WORDS AROUND YOU

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NEUTRALIZE THE FREE RADICALS

David Redpath

We're all on a road to somewhere.

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About Politics, Religion, Culture, Society, Joy, Thank, Praise, Faith, Hope, Love, Community, Freedom, Peace, Islam, Justice, Truth, Patience and much more.

Life in Yellows

Let the warm yellows soothe your soul...

Roth Poetry

Poetry From the Heart!

Stine Writing

Blogging and Sharing

The Myth of Trees

sharing the stories of interconnection

With Nature-tanusrirchokhe

A place for boosting up your mind by feeding motivational thoughts and enriching yourself with education.

Rantings Of A Third Kind

The Blog about everything and nothing and it's all done in the best possible taste!

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Thoughts and Perspectives From the Mind of a Common Girl

One Woman's Quest

Passion for writing ignites my soul's momentum

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In this Blog we mostly focus on building confidence, to motivate, help to release stress and ways to deal with social problems.

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