July Reading Wrap Up

July, so far, was the only month this year that I met my reading goals. There were some really good titles I read and I know I am going back to them soon. There were some others that had room for more entertainment. But overall, a fantastic reading month. Yes! Usually, I try to read... Continue Reading →

Everything I Never Told You – An Excerpt

“When she'd kissed him, she had surprised herself. It had been such an impulse - the way she sometimes reached out to catch a stray leaf on the wind, or jumped a puddle on a rainy day - something done without thinking or resisting, something pointless and harmless. She had never done anything like that... Continue Reading →

Love – Micropoetry

like a mad dog this heart went on chasing the trails of love * * * * * #badbookthiefpoetry For more of my poetry, Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never want to miss a post? Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr | Pinterest

the skies turned purple to pink the lilies rushed from buds to blooms the pale winds gathered words whispered love in the ears of bereaving dawns everywhere was lively everything was gay when I stopped waiting new dreams found their way under my roof in its dark dark room and lit was the heart that... Continue Reading →

Apocalypse – Micropoetry

it was breathtaking the way she sat there like a winner ready to consume the apocalypse surrounding her * * * * * #badbookthiefpoetry For my poetry, Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never want to miss a post? Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr | Pinterest

Circe: Book review by Asha Seth

Review Available on: Instagram | Goodreads | Amazon Author: Madeline Circe| Genre: Mythology | Pages: 393 The Blurb: In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world... Continue Reading →

जैसे है पीला सूरज का नीला आकाश का हरा बरसात का सफ़ेद सर्दी का जैसे है भूरा धरती का नारंगी शूर का लाल प्रेम का काला झूठ का वैसे ही रंगी हूँ तुझ में सदा के लिए तेरे बिना मेरी पहचान क्या? तुझसे जुदा मेरा अस्तित्व क्या? ~~~~~ आशा सेठ

I live off your breaths in all those moments when breathing is hard to do I walk in your steps in all those lanes where direction seems obscure I create life from your leftovers when my muse refuses to stop by I look at myself in your eyes when mirrors turn blind You are like... Continue Reading →

The Song of Achilles: Book Review by Asha Seth

Review Available on: Instagram | Goodreads | Amazon Author: Madeline Circe| Genre: Mythology | Pages: 378 The Blurb: Achilles, "the best of all the Greeks," son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful irresistible to all who meet him. Patroclus is an awkward young prince, exiled from... Continue Reading →

As writers, we are always on the lookout for such pieces of instruction, motivation, that would make the tedious task of writing simpler. Something that will make us bleed less while ensuring that the results are nothing short of masterpieces of literature. But as we all know, such potions or draughts don't exist, and the human... Continue Reading →

Perhaps, it is a dream. But I look around. I see myself stretched upon the bed. I am wearing the same saree from last night that I had gotten sick on. The dried puke is still smeared upon the floral print of the silk. Oh, how I love floral prints! I must've fallen asleep right... Continue Reading →

evenings were drunk on love that didn't exist by dawn * * * * * #badbookthiefpoetry   Follow me on Instagram and Pinterest for my poetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never miss a post! Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr | Pinterest

The July TBR

For the past few months, time has been crawling. But now summer's gone and monsoon's already at my doorstep. June was mighty slow. It was dry too, and horridly humid. Rains were expected to wash away some of the desperation but alas! With a windy appearance and rains in its satchel, July seems to have... Continue Reading →

the tide has turned I am lost in its depths there's nothing saving me from the gnawing weeds filling my lungs but his words become my anchor against raging storms they hold me down from going astray all I need to do is hold on but I am slipping from their grip and he doesn't... Continue Reading →

किस गली जाकर छुपूँ की तेरी यादें पीछा करना छोड़ दें हर नुक्कड़ पर इनका बसेरा है हर चौराह इनका मेला भरा रात ठहरूं चाहे जहाँ सुबह इन्ही की बाहों में होती है सोचता हूँ, मैं हूँ यहीं या बस इनकी सिलवटों में गुम कहीं तेरे जाने से जो गम न हुआ वह इनकी साथ... Continue Reading →

* * * * * there was no dousing that fire, the night was a long one * * * * * #badbookthiefpoetry Follow me on Instagram and Pinterest for my poetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never miss a post! Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr | Pinterest

* * * * * She could've gone anywhere but she landed at the doorstep of regret * * * * * #badbookthiefpoetry Follow me on Instagram and Pinterest for my poetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never miss a post! Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr | Pinterest

May Reading Wrap Up

I don't have great reading or writing goals this year, except survive. I'm starting to feel that's really all we need; given the current scheme of things. Lack of positivity is a serious issue I'm grappling with and little has any regular passion helped; except reading. All through the pandemic, reading has helped keep my... Continue Reading →

9 Engaging Poetry Books to Beat Depression

What's better than a good book to make living worthwhile? The pandemic has been a tough period, and the lockdown unbearable. Many of us are experiencing a term that has become a global lingo - lockdown depression. While there isn't only one way to handle this period of heightened anxiety, I realised reading poetry has... Continue Reading →

The prince always came with the stars perhaps, he had signed a pact with the dark Follow @badbookthief on Instagram for more micropoetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never miss a post! Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr

Writing Inspiration #43

Well, this isn't the first time an author has tried to emphasise on the importance of reading for writing a book. Most writers read a good deal before even starting to pen down their ultimate novel. I wouldn't know how to write if I hadn't taken inspiration from the books written by authors successful today.... Continue Reading →

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