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To some extent

“…we must never forget that though the author can to some extent choose his disguises, he can never choose to disappear.”

Wayne C. Booth

“Fed Up” – Nayana Nair

I am fed up of writing
the same sorrowful lines,
the same self-pity,
the same cries for fairness
in a game
I’ve quit long ago.

I am fed up of this habit of hiding
even after the storm has passed.

Three Day Quote Challenge- Day 3

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Day 3:

“We are inseparable from our deepest want and fear: to be seen as we are.”

-Part-broken,Part-whole (https://mentalexotica.wordpress.com/2016/02/25/everything-is-for-you-2/)

This quote is from one of my favorite blogs of all time. I just love each and every line this writer (Luna, that’s her name on Twitter) has ever written. It was so difficult to chose this one specifically. I admire her writing a lot.

This quote always reminds me of how we can fear what we want. How they can be the same thing. If I speak for myself, I am always suffering this dilemma when I write anything. I want to be heard, to be understood. I want to put my abstract feelings into something more concrete. Sometimes what I write is not what I feel, but what I suppose or imagine a person would feel. But at the same time there are so many lines I cross out, so many lines I would prefer no one reads, cause it reveals too much about me or my thinking. Confessional writing is something I guess I can (will) never do. I am too afraid to be actually heard or seen for what I am. But I can’t stop writing (even if I am very bad at it).

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Here we are at the end of 3 days quote challenge. I am glad that you liked the quotes I shared. But as you may have notice I missed out on giving nominees for the challenges in my previous post (somehow I forgot about that) . So time for nominees for this challenge :

Noora

Bonnywood Manor

Poet Rummager

arjun_shivaram

April’s Perspective

M.Gin

Quotes and More

Once again thank you O’Shine ORIGINAL once again for nominating me for this challenge.

 

 

“ONE STEP CLOSE”- Nayana Nair

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I think a lot,

But seldom write.

I feel incapable of writing.

My thoughts get crystallized

In my mind and refuses

To flow through my pen.

Frozen out of fear.

Knowing that with each word I pen,

I am one step closer to realizing,

That I am ORDINARY.

Their Words, Their Voice

Ghazals, Nazms...

baraenbildavmig

Ja, en bild och några ord eller så.

.documenting.the.obvious

there is no "not enough light" there is only "not enough time"

Gaston Bessette, Photographie

La passion de la photo-Photographs as a passion

janbeek

Loving One Another

borderline crossing

Changes. Cause i just can’t seem to get me right.

Vova Zinger's Photoblog

The world around through my camera's lens

Ebb Then Flood

Re-Cover Versions & Unsung Songs - The Blog of Andy L

almerighi

amArgine come sempre

Travels in Finland and abroad

Discover Finland’s hidden gems

Cornwall in Colours

inspired by the colours of the land, sea and sky of Cornwall

Line By Line

Website for writer Kay McKenzie Cooke

Ed Lehming Photography

From where I stand...

Blase'

My heart, mind and soul...transcribed!