It is Essential and Important

Creativity is birthed anywhere, within the four walls, in the wilderness, in solitude, in the midst of a crowd, and even in semi-conscious sleep. Now, there are so many destinations and myriad avenues for creativity and all we can come up with few words of lament and tired feelings, that too by isolating the heart and mind from all the wonderful places. The missing dimensions … Continue reading It is Essential and Important

8 Blog Commenting Mistakes to Avoid

In 2016 I shared Practical Guide to Blog Commenting and the post has generated a lot of responses till now. While commenting on a blog we have a responsibility as a reader, follower, and blogger. Commenting is like starting a conversation, and it can either be a successful one or a failure. Here are a few more points to keep in mind while commenting on blogs- … Continue reading 8 Blog Commenting Mistakes to Avoid

Poetry (Un)Explained

Poetry explained is poetry weakened. Let my curiousness allow me to read poetry without the unnecessary introductions and explanations. The lure of poetry has to be such with the right amount of emotions and metaphors. If I am influenced by the lengthy prelude and that orchestrates my imagination and interest in a poem, I won’t be able to experience the metaphors with freedom. A poet’s … Continue reading Poetry (Un)Explained

Literary Reasons

The seriousness of literature does not influence everybody. Its intensity and honesty stimulate a sceptical mindset towards literature. Every possible type of critique pours over the literary conversation to dilute the seriousness. Complexities of serious literature require an open-minded reading while trying to interpret the writer’s sentiments. When a writer stirs uncomfortable emotions, the initial reaction towards literature is that of disbelief, accusation, and rejection … Continue reading Literary Reasons

Gifts from a Writer to a Reader

The literal penury of a writer can be only fulfilled by the affluence of language; whichever language the writer composes the work, cannot be easily satiated by emaciated words. Even the mundane ones and clichés do not justify the hunger to create a work of Art. The blank pages, waiting like a dissatisfying lover has to be wooed by the prosperous feelings, conveyed in a … Continue reading Gifts from a Writer to a Reader

Poetic Chaos and Acceptance

I feel memorising poetry isn’t a great idea. They seem to crystallize in the mind as we keep on repeating them line by line, along with our own rhythm. I am not talking about the measure of poetic expression, but a unique way of reciting poetry as it enables one to recite them from memory. It’s like similar solidified particles move around in a rhythm … Continue reading Poetic Chaos and Acceptance

If Writing Means Anything

The maturity of a writer reflects in writings which are not imprisoned in self-indulgent thoughts. A writer should have the ability to absorb myriad emotions, and express the same, carefully through the narratives; often, pushing away personal pain to accommodate the feelings of others. A writer can become a friend to all while offering the writings as reliable communication with everyone. It’s often difficult to rise … Continue reading If Writing Means Anything