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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things that are Long

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things that are Long

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Yellow

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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Yellow

Friendly Friday

Crimson’s Creative Challenge #52

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #52

WISE  TRADITIONS

Radha is going to get married today but as per the village tradition; she has to marry a mango tree first.

She ties a red sacred thread to the tree trunk, embraces it, puts her cheek on it, and then proceeded to marry her real husband.

To fight the menace of  dowry system,  villagers of  Dharhara  has made it a tradition to plant ten mango trees with the birth of each girl child so by the time they grow up,  revenue from its fruits are enough for their dowry and wedding expenses and the mango tree acts as the real guardian of the girls.

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A traditional ceremony in Dharhara, India, where a girl gets “married” to a mango tree before tying the knot for real with her husband. Image Credit: Supplied picture

Related article (Mango girls of India fight female infanticide)

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Wall

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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Wall

Adjustment.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: 2 different things or the number 2

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: 2 different things or the number 2

Man and tree

Girl and camel

#Weekly Tanka Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 87 – Spring & New Life

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#Weekly Tanka Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 87 – Spring & New Life

(Didn’t want to sound depressing but while searching Google for tree images, this tree captured my attention and words poured out.)

Arrival of spring
Hasn’t yet knocked on my door
Awaiting new life
Or will I remain like this
Barren throughout my life 

Weekend Writing Prompt #44 – Fallen

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Weekend Writing Prompt #44 – Fallen

Thanks, Sammicox, for the prompt.

Challenge

Prose Challenge – Write a three-sentence story: one for the beginning, one for the middle and one for the end, inspired by this weekend’s word prompt.

Poetry Challenge – Write a triolet inspired by the photo prompt.

 

 

Not fallen down in love or fallen out of love.

Sometimes felled due to nature’s wrath, or for the greed of the rich people or for the need of the poor.

I was not given a choice.

 

Ascend- The Daily Post

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Ascend- The Daily Post

I waiting the whole day to capture the bat when flying, spreading its wings to full length like a vampire. It was hanging head down most of the time, then it started ascending from one branch to another to get figs with the help of its tiny feet attached to the wings, or so it seemed. It looks funny, going up the tree all the way in upside down position.
Then suddenly it ascended from my sight without giving me the chance to click properly.
I don’t like bats but I have never seen such a huge bat before.

View from my balcony. Marine Drive, Mumbai.

Mundane Monday Challenge #115 : Learn Photography

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Mundane Monday Challenge #115 : Learn Photography

 

Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Black and White ( coconut tree)

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Black and White

Coconut tree

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NEW BLOG HERE >> https:/BOOKS.ESLARN-NET.DE

Ein OIKOS[TM]-Projekt gegen Antisemitismus, Rassismus, Extremismus und Fremdenfeindlichkeit.

A Unique Title For Me

Hoping to make the world more beautiful

The Ramblings of E.M. Kingston

...writing from the heart

A Writer In The Room

dancing with my muse

michnavs

Poetry by Mich

Chateau Cherie

Exposing Bullies and Liberating Targets to Make The World a Safer Place for All

Hearts and Minds

Why choose.. lets go with both

The Squirrel Chase

Lets skip the rat race!

Tutifruti's Assorted Blog

God's timing is always perfect just trust the process.

Greg's Blog

Creative writing, photography, opinions, random thoughts and pretty much whatever I feel like!

luna's on line

Writing and Stuff by Chris Hall - Storyteller and Accidental Blogger

photographias

photography and life

Marla's World

Sporadic randomness from a disheveled mind.

Benie Writes

"With words, I give my thoughts life."

THE SCRIBBLING DAD

Writing about my experiences as a Dad of two Daughters and things around me!

ROAD TO NARA

Travels of : ँ : a Yogin