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The Musing Quill

A Blog on Writing, Poetry, Stories and Books.

What is Poetry?

What is poetry? I know not. I’m a mere amateur trying to be someone. Mind you, not like someone. Poetry, to me is elusive. I know about poetry just as much a new-born knows about the wide vast world. It’s... Continue Reading →

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Everything’s Eventual: An Excerpt

Creativity is like a hand at the end of your arm. But a hand has many fingers, doesn’t it?” “Well, at least five.” “Think of those fingers as abilities. A creative person may write, paint, sculpt, or think up math... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Freethinker’s Prayer Book

This isn’t a book review, not in the actual sense. Simply because this is not one of the books you can pass judgment on. If anything, it is one of those books you read for just the pleasure of reading. Now,... Continue Reading →

Dr. Zhivago – An Excerpt

What I have come to like best in the whole of Russian literature is the childlike Russian quality of Pushkin and Chekhov, their modest reticence in such high-sounding matters as the ultimate purpose of mankind or their own salvation. It... Continue Reading →

Freedom

A little birdie golden and free enjoyed soaring into the skies and trees ♥ then one day a fowler laid a trap and the poor bird fell prey to his tricks ♥ he tied her down robbed her, abused her,... Continue Reading →

Who am I?

the peasant’s daughter  tills the land  so her father  can rest a bit longer the shoemaker’s girl scissors the fine leather as she steals glances at the butcher’s brother the grocer’s wife cuts her finger as she worries  about her... Continue Reading →

Randaze

Luck hid in the dark beyond bliss Refused to show up when I chased it ♥ Love followed a different melody Each time I played it ♥ Trust took shelter in the street Of which I’d long gotten rid ♥... Continue Reading →

Star-crossed

in the dark of the night the pen kissed the paper met only to be parted like star-crossed lovers ~~~~~ Written for the writing prompt #starcrossed on Instagram. If you too are on Instagram, you can find it here. ~~~~~ Asha... Continue Reading →

Perfect Bliss

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... Continue Reading →

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