Writing Inspiration #31

Hello, readers and writers! What are you up to? Enjoying the festive season or fretting over new year resolutions? Whichever has you by grips, I hope you are writing much and well at that! About writing. Writing is all about streamlining your thoughts. Or may be not! Because when you give up the streamlining is…

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Let’s start again?

maybe I’ll forget  all that you said maybe you’ll forget  all that I did maybe I was wrong  and you were right maybe you were the one who always ended our fights maybe I never wanted to let you go maybe you never wanted to have me back and maybe, amidst all these maybes we…

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The Withering Mind – A Short Story

On a solitary walk in the park, met this old man, panting after a long hard run. He was taking heavy laboured breaths that, being asthmatic myself, I was all too familiar with. I asked if he needed medical help; he made a sign of the thumb that indicated water. I didn’t have any of…

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Difference, Not Distance – A Short Story

It should have been a perfect day. Only it wasn’t. It should have been a romantic night. Only it wasn’t. After all, all couples fight, isn’t it? What’s the big deal? So what, if it’s an anniversary or a birthday or any damn effing day? Why should it be any different? One can start a…

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Battle

the heart’s behind bars and caged up is the mind yet the fiercest battles are theirs you will find ~~~~~ Follow @badbookthief on Instagram for more micropoetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Stay in touch. Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr

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Figment

Life is. It magnificently exists. I am. But a figment of life’s imagination. ~~~~~ Follow @badbookthief on Instagram for more micropoetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Stay in touch. Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr

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Quirks that make You a True Book Nerd

Have you ever lied to your parents or friends? Because you had your heart in a book! Have you ignored people, consciously cruelly? Because you had your heart in a book! Have you had sleepless nights? Because you had your heart in a book! Have you left behind things? Like earphones, mobile phone, money bag,…

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What Writing Takes – Advice from Jhumpa Lahiri

I love to read. Not because I am a writer. But because there is no better teacher. Reading always gives me new ways to write. Opens new windows with better perspectives. Last week I finished reading Jhumpa Lahiri’s latest book ‘In Other Words’. She is one writer I look up to when I need inspiration.…

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Tell Me

Tell me you love me and there’s nothing more I need to know  Tell me you hate me and there’s nothing more I want to know Tell me  you want to give it a chance and there’s nothing I would not do Tell me you are done trying and there’s nothing I’ll ask you to do…

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Thoughts

Words escape my mind, but thoughts never leave. Caught in a whirlwind, this is what perplexes me… What happens when you miss someone? Do they miss you too? What happens when your heart misses a beat? Does it get passed on to someone somewhere Needing it to live? What happens when we blink our eyes? The things we miss…

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Uncertain

The walks I take In the evenings, cold and dreary With the sun setting on the horizon I’m uncertain where I want to go The mornings I spend Wishing this and that Unhappy with what I have I’m uncertain about what I want The notes I make Sitting on the porch Writing and striking words…

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For a moment, let’s just…

For a moment, let’s just… Stand still and look around and watch the birds fly or hear the rustle of autumn leaves or let the deafening silence reign. ♥ For a moment, let’s just… Stand by the sea and enjoy the waves crash against the rocks and let us do nothing but watch the bubbles…

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From a distance…

Scarred you for the hundredth time How can I expect you to forgive? I was everything you ever wanted, you’d said Now, you can’t stand even the sight of me What was I supposed to do? How was I supposed to choose? To tell you the truth and see you leave or mask it up…

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In that moment…

I asked again, you again denied. And there was silence, all over again. Why do you do this each time, asking me what’s going on? You’d said. I didn’t know what to say. I am tired of this, you said, almost angry. I failed to understand what that meant. Tired of what? Was it me…

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What to Write?

Do you sometimes feel that your head might burst to disperse thousands of words in the form of thoughts in the air around you? Do you come across this state when there is so much you want to write, so many things at once that you just don’t seem to be able to concentrate on…

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Just Half A Step Back…

Today. I walked and walked. And never stopped. Although, my legs hurt I didn’t slow down. There was a need. Not a sudden one. One that has been building up. All these years. All these days. All these hours. Spent with thoughts of you. I do not know why. But today, I just couldn’t stop…

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