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Notes to unforgiving things that don’t read [Oprihory] — kavyamudrak

The nutcracker can chip my soul that often smells of rotten emotions but not my thoughts that pass undetected through reality realms.Note to rotten emotions that refuse to sublimate : You should start using deodorants as your stink results in my bones cracking.Note to bones that crack like porcelain dolls : There’s a reason I […] … Continue reading Notes to unforgiving things that don’t read [Oprihory] — kavyamudrak

That – and no more, and it is everything to make you hear, to make you feel — it is, before all, to make you see. That — and no more, and it is everything

Live & Learn

In one of the rare interviews he did, the fiction writer and poet Denis Johnson — who died on Wednesday at 67 — was asked about his craft, and he quoted these lines from Joseph Conrad: “My task which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word to make you hear, to make you feel — it is, before all, to make you see. That — and no more, and it is everything.”

In his own novels and poems, Mr. Johnson fulfilled that task with extraordinary savagery and precision. He used his startling gift for language to create word pictures as detailed and visionary, and as varied, as paintings by Edward Hopper and Hieronymus Bosch, capturing the lives of outsiders — the lost, the dispossessed, the damned — with empathy and unsparing candor. Whether set in the bars and motels of small-town America, or…

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Sidlak # 5 – Envy!

How true! Thanks for writing such a wonderful sidlak, Radhika! 🙂 🌹🌷




success or victory

invokes insecurity

negative emotions come to fore

with a tinge of green envy!

Know Sidlak:

Sidlak poetry (sid/lak) is a structured poetry consisting of 5 lines with 3-5-7-9 syllables AND A COLOR. The last line must be a COLOR that describes the whole poem or the feelings of the writer.

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Romance with my Pen

As my pen writes,new emotions opens up,sometimes sad and sometimes jovial.The ink is like my blood that flows in me,for that is the most precious gem that keeps my mind going.The blank sheet is like my life,in which I decide to write the uncountable chapters of mirth or even cry.I shatter at times and become […] … Continue reading Romance with my Pen

Why and How to Raise Yourself out of Mass Consciousness

I found this article written by Gloria Excelsias on her website -, totally worth reading. Thank you Gloria for your esteemed writing and priceless tips. 👍 Today I would like to share with you then quick ideas how you can raise yourself out of mass consciousness. Now, why would you want to do that? … Continue reading Why and How to Raise Yourself out of Mass Consciousness

When words abandoned you

When words abandoned you

An Intoxicated Storyteller

It was about 10 years ago that I had written fiction for the first time. I had written crap.
However, it was a time when I loved myself for what I wrote. I loved my detective fiction stories that were half borrowed from Enid Blyton, half made up. I prided myself on phrases and paragraphs that were made up of a gazillion grammatical errors and spelling mistakes.
They were also, however, made of passion. A passion for writing, a passion for the self.
A passion for the self.
When I entered high school, and later college, especially college, I lost that passion like it had never existed. Like it had only been a dream. So many brilliant writers and poets surrounded me that their accomplishments engulfed the whole of me like a tornado. I was breathless. I couldn’t write if my life depended on it. Words betrayed me. They left…

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