Light – Micropoetry

it was the light from the scars that made the broken ones shine * * * * * #badbookthiefpoetry Find a whole bunch of my pieces on Instagram. Just visit the link below. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! đź™‚ *******

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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

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Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging!

With close to 10k followers, I feel a pinch of joy to think that I might be doing something right here; despite my vanishing acts and brief spells of lethargy. Today, on the eve of the 8th anniversary, I look back at the past 8 years and I’m proud, so proud. Because I could beat…

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Writers remember everything…especially the hurts. Strip a writer to the buff, point to the scars, and he’ll tell you the story of each small one. From the big ones you get novels. A little talent is a nice thing to have if you want to be a writer, but the only real requirement is the…

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End of Watch: Book Review by Asha Seth

Review Available on: Instagram | Goodreads | Amazon Author: Stephen King| Genre: Supernatural, Thriller | Pages: 496 The Plot: In End of Watch, book three of the Bill Hodges Trilogy, the diabolical “Mercedes Killer” Brady Hartsfield drives innocent people to suicide through a gaming app, and if the founders of Finders Keepers – Retired detective Bill Hodges and…

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Living in Cemeteries…

Of late, walking into cemeteries and whiling away time amidst the graves, gazing and pondering over the residents of those headstones, has caught my fancy. Upside: I am a new person to me. Downside: I still can’t muster the courage to do it after the sun’s gone down. Slowly, my fear of them is diminishing…

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It’d be you…

Through nights and days, The only thing I’d dreamt of Was picture-prefect memories And a place to hold it all When evenfall came I looked about me Found only emptiness on faces bizarre It didn’t come to me Not at first, But the one thing I wanted was Slowly turning rare Far and wide The…

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Writing Inspiration #8

Moving into the second week of February, I am quite excited because I inch yet closer to the impending holidays. I will be away for a whole week attending a cousin’s wedding. A nice break from routine, well, who doesn’t love it! Exploring quotes for the blog, I stumbled past one from Alan Watts. I…

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The Creative Spirit on a Cold Night

A Wonderful Poem by Drew, a very dear friend. Peek into his fascinating world here: https://drewmartinwrites.wordpress.com ~~~~~ Beneath a sea of frozen stars The village goes to sleep Save for a few souls still awake Who dream a bit more deep Poets write their words so sweet Musicians craft a melody Painters look to capture beauty For all…

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Writing Inspiration #4

#WritingInspiration is one space through which I am going to introduce some amazing writers to you. Today, let’s talk about Madeleine L’Engle. Have you have read any of her books? She wrote children’s books primarily. But it was her adult fiction novels that won her a gamut of awards, honors, and medals. Did you know…

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Why should you have a Blogging Schedule?

Hello, readers! I am back after a long break. Last year was incredibly impressive albeit busy. And what happens when you’re tied up in tides, well, compromises. So, yes, blogging did take a back seat and although The Musing Quill did well, I did not. This year, thus, I have decided to put a blogging…

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Writing Inspiration #1

I have always wanted a reserve of my favorite writing quotes that would help me push through the tough times. And so, I started posting quotes on Twitter handle. I am glad the attempt was received well by my readers. Consequently, I have decided to build a repertoire of these quotes on the blog too…

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How I made 5000 Followers in 2 Years

Dear Reader, You & I, we haven’t met but you are more than a friend. We haven’t shared a talk but you are my secret keeper. You’ve been patient when I had to rant, and lent me peace of your words when I was low. Could I find a truer friend? Because you’re someone just…

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Veiled Ink

A Wonderful Poem by Joseph, a very dear friend. Peek into his fascinating world here: https://seeingthewhisper.wordpress.com ~~~~~ In a soft embrace of shadows As you release me from your pen Will I see you today? As I create my life with words. Throw the alphabet out of the window I know you will make your own life with…

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A Welcome Nightmare

I sit sweating hit enter on the computer for the hundredth time what happened? the blog is gone perhaps it was hacked maybe I typed the wrong URL But no! It’s all the same yet not the same it’s got to be a joke the images the words my poetry the stories all gone the…

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On a windy night In the middle of summer The light showers Soaked me skin down ♥ Walking down the street With all but myself The darkness invited me Welcomed me as its own ♥ Uncertainty followed me Fear shadowed my silhouette Towering over my conscience Questioned all I’d done ♥ When I was certain…

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Pen & Paper

She barely existed in the world of people; those faces, masks of lies and deceit. She concealed her joys and tears, for her companions – the pen and the paper. ~~~~~~~ Asha Seth

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Right since childhood, we Indians are taught that Diwali is a festival of lights. But I think there’s more to it. The festival of lights has a deeper meaning than what is propagated. As I delve deeper into the religious background of the festival, I discover that lighting lamps, making rangolis, decorations, is just the…

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Why is a Writing Schedule Essential?

Why is a writing schedule essential? I had never given this much thought. Been blogging for 5 years now and yet, I’ve never had a writing schedule. I sometimes feel as though I’m missing something. And so I decided to blog about it. A schedule in any exercise is all about discipline; discipline that makes you…

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Shallow aspirations, masked apprehensions, callow words, stories told. ♥ Trials or tribulations, finessed or artless, but naivety is better than regrets, experience does teach that. ♥ It’s time to celebrate, the victory of words, over mindless reservations, and mundane adversities. ♥♥♥ BadBookthief completed 4 years today. ♥♥♥ The beginning was harrowing. But could it be more rewarding?…

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December

the snow, the chilly winds, these will always be, December, though, will always remind me, of us, you and me, your whispers on foggy breaths, the warmth of your touch, melting beneath my skin. ~~~~~~~ Asha Seth

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