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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #146 — As the pieces fly on angels’ wings and dVerse OLN

As the pieces fly Colors fill the sky Cubists like Georges Braque Paint their worlds with gaps Filled in with synapse Rainbow ports; keyless locks As the stanzas flow Colored images grow Poets paint with words that sing Meaning caught 'twixt lines Like found grapes 'twixt vines Feeling rise on angel's wings     https://youtu.be/Lzlc0-Mx0sk… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #146 — As the pieces fly on angels’ wings and dVerse OLN

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #145 — Cryptic

  in artesian spring water washing with gentle hands, rubbing rubbing the dust off until you're red and gleaming tongue runs from bow to stem teeth grow impatient then pounce sinking into your juicy flesh   Reena Saxena is the host of Reena's Exploration Challenge.  Reena says: The subject is totally your choice. It can… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #145 — Cryptic

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #144 — What will it take?

  What will it take to breach the wall? Allow yourself a diff'rent view? Consider I'm the same as you? You must or else we all will fall. A virus scourge that beats them all Is out to slay and hack and hew What will it take to breach the wall? Allow yourself a diff'rent… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #144 — What will it take?

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge 143 — cool grey slate and dVerse OLN

Surveying cool grey slate, Shapes form, then colors Rainbowed characters drawn Shade shift, flavors pique Sensory extravaganza But only in our minds What is is a unidimensional Flat map of what could be How do we inflate the dream Into three dimensions? Winds, planets, satellites Water pools, veins, capillaries Mountains, valleys, caves The greenleafs and… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge 143 — cool grey slate and dVerse OLN

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #142 — 12 Monkeys Chattering

The genii is COVID-19, which goes without saying. Allowing myself a moment to think of the genii not getting back into the bottle reminds me of the plot of the movie, “Twelve Monkeys.” The movie starts with the world as a lifeless wasteland for the most part, where humans live in cubicles not quite big… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #142 — 12 Monkeys Chattering

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #141 — The Milk of Creation

microfication magnification the lens twists eyes shift flame passion igniting combustion consumption heart shifts to calm water smoke dark eclipses light light dissipates into the milk of creation Reena Saxena is the host of Reena's Exploration Challenge.  Reena says: Spend 6 minutes on watching this video https://aeon.co/videos/as-above-so-below-an-artist-finds-the-cosmos-in-a-microscopic-chemical-reaction After that, just write whatever comes to mind… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #141 — The Milk of Creation

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #140 and dVerse OLN — Let Us Purr

Incensed at incest from 5 to 10 Perturbed by a pounding at nine for refusing a kiss Ballastic over being “bitch!'ed” at random rambunctiousness to shut up and shut down Pissed off at being punched for disagreeing -- the night before his mother came to visit Displeased at being drenched with water for trying to… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #140 and dVerse OLN — Let Us Purr

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #139 and #MM Saturday Mix — My Transgressive Prescription

My Transgressive Prescription In our tribe, from birth we're taught Follow has its time and place Strength in herd will save your skin Bend the knee and serve with pride Safe we'll be, but are we free? Bound with threads of should and ought Shrug them, soon you'll find disgrace Couched in terms like bad… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #139 and #MM Saturday Mix — My Transgressive Prescription

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #138 — Intrepid We Go Forth

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women are players. They have their entries and exits” -- Shakespeare.   Who we are is learned behavior. Reinforced by repetition Institutions' sour savor Us v. Them a favored flavor Cooked by gluttons' craved ambition Who we are is learned behavior. Taints our sense like… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #138 — Intrepid We Go Forth

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #137 — Platform and Cave

I turned the first two into acrostics and filled them out with aspects of each. The writer's platform is a framework to build your scaffolding for the story: Point of View – there is no story without a point of view Life – the story comes with how people, places, and things interact with each… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #137 — Platform and Cave