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Daily Writing Challenge #7 – Mirrors

Your challenge today is to explore mirrors (or reflections). It was Sylvia Plath who wrote what was for me the definitive poem about mirrors.* They look back at you defining a truth from which you can’t deny. The lines on … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 57

They say it’s a virtue but at times a very testing one. At present, I am awaiting surgery on my left foot. I have a plantar fasciitis issue and require surgery, but I also have a commitment to assist in … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge-56

The older she got, the more she thought things might change, that the past might be left not forever sitting in her pocket. But it didn’t work like that, the past stuck to her like glue and wasn’t showing any … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 53

Use the following as a stimulus for a piece of writing: I am a special mirror. People move through it, leaving reflections of their psyche. The inventor who created me committed an error. The images that pass through me remain … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 42 – Challenge

Challenge The challenge sits in front of me, daunting in its literal form. I can see it requires me to step away from my comfort zone, explore the dark patches of my psyche. I put pen to paper knowing there … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 38

She was beautiful in so many ways. Nature had blessed her with striking physical beauty, the sort you couldn’t help but stare at. But she wasn’t a hollow beauty she contained an inner beauty that captivated me far more than … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 33 – A Sense of Self

Socrates believed self-knowledge was essential. Today, we wonder if there’s even a self to know https://youtu.be/zccoaL0stbM There was a day when I thought I knew myself. It was terrifying and traumatic, and I suspect I am still recovering from the … Continue reading

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