„Bravery“ – A Cidorma by Reena Saxena

Bravery Photo by Darren Lawrence on CIDORMA = CINQUAIN + SHADORMA Am Ithe brave personyou make me out to beI had no option to turn back-I walkedtill my feet ached with a parched throatsurvival drove me therewhere you found me…Soldiers!I salutegenerosityyou saved measked questionsgave me credit fordiscovering oasis Source: Bravery Source:  

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Long Haul Before Dawn by Reena Saxena

Long Haul Before Dawn Long haul before dawn ….. by Artie & Stu We don’t need you to make us feel safe, because you made us feel brave – selah.Teddy Bears watching from the windowshave gone back to their beds.The trembling world has shaken us to the bonebut the winding riverbrings us forever home.Darkness covers […]

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You Were Four by Reena Saxena

  You Were Four You were four … Dora Dreams from a Pilgrimage Her father died on June 27, 2021of covid. You were four with a Daddy when you laid out dancing colorsof pink, blue, green and purple When you were four and a daythe colors went orange viralof corona, corona everywhere You sat half-hidden […]

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Grief by Reena Saxena

Grief The sadness behind this prompt hits me hard as I write this. The kid shown in the pic lost her father today. Her mother, whom I see as an exceptionally strong woman, fought till the end, staying afloat with her Buddhist beliefs and chanting “Nam myth renge Kyo.” It kept her going, if nothing […]

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Ink by Reena Saxena

  Ink Photo by Daria Shevtsova on I inked a deal with myself, and then let it all flow.  It had the warmth of tears, and coldness of regret. Source: Ink Source:  

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Happiness by Reena Saxena

  {$inline_image} Happiness Photo by Mauru00edcio Mascaro on happinessis what I look for-but can’t find-maybe Idon’t know what it’s like-show me a pure form somewhere Source: Happiness Source:  

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Biggest Discovery

Biggest Discovery No … I’m not down and outif that’s what you wish to seeI’ll live on my terms, let the world be damned Yes, I still have my cloutthough I’m not smiling with gleeI’m in full control, I know where I stand don’t look at me like thisI’m no object of pitymy mind is […]

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