Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The treacherous resident

One house,
Four chambers,
What fills them,
One knows not.
A shadow,
Perhaps a wise thought.
Part venom, part blood,
Snakes through corridors.
Room enough
For both
Devil and divinity.
What dwells in there,
Defines us.
Some allow Raama,
Others prefer Raavana.


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    1. Yeah Stacie. Humans are truly the most complex of all beings ...

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  2. Devil and divinity...I like that1

    DJ

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    1. Thank you so much Danny. I am glad you like this

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  3. Ohh, I love this, Ruby! 'part venom, part blood, / snakes through corridors' < 3

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    1. That part took a little bit of rework ... I am glad you like the final outcome. Thank you so much Kymm

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  4. I like the idea of a heart as a house. Very clever!

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    1. Thank you so much. It is a real pleasure to hear such encouraging words

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  5. I like the heart/house metaphor too! So good, Ruby!

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    1. Thank you so much Gina for such kind words ... Good to have you stopping by.

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  6. I really admire the idea of a heart as a house. Lovely take on the prompt :) And don't we all have Rama and Ravana in there? :)

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    1. Thank you so much Shailaja. I am glad the theme comes across. It is a pleasure to hear from you.

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  7. A creative use of the prompt and an intelligent and beautiful metaphor. Very nice!

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Since every thought is a seed, I am looking forward to a delicious harvest.