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The Musing Quill

A Blog on Writing, Poetry, Short Stories and Books.

Half-baked

a million summers and springs the heart was home to half-baked salacities ~~~~~ Written for the prompt #halfbaked on Instagram. If you are on Instagram, you can find it here. ~~~~~ Asha Seth

#Quoted: After writing a story…

In writing, sleeping over is an act of kindness. Be merciful toward your drafts and give yourself the freedom to think twice before you hit 'publish'.  You never know what magic might unveil out of a draft, a story, or... Continue Reading →

Until…

I drink from the pool of self-made abyss of the mortified bliss until I walk smeared in regrets of past leftovers of blasted makeovers until I roll in the sands of time of one many lifetimes of their forlorn rhymes... Continue Reading →

An Excerpt: Mathilda

When I had lived here some time other animals visited me and a fox came every day for a portion of food appropriated for him & would suffer me to pat his head. I had besides many books and a... Continue Reading →

#Quoted: Writing is as close as we get…

Writing is about what we feel and what we don't. What we say and what we don't. What we love and what we don't. There is not one thing we can't write about. When we can't write, we may as... Continue Reading →

An Inchoate Flame

For the first time today, I smiled at you. Well, it was first time in the history of me that I smiled at a stranger. Now that is a revelation one seldom gets to learn of me so you should... Continue Reading →

Remind me again…

Talking of past aches still not gone remind me again why memories last? Talking of memories strewn everywhere remind me again why heart’s so afraid? Talking of heart bleeding and bare remind me again why I'm left with blames? Talking... Continue Reading →

The Fall – An Excerpt

Let’s sit down on these steamer chairs. What a fog! I interrupted myself, I believe, on the way to the little-ease. Yes, I’ll tell you what I mean. After having struggled, after having used up all my in-solent airs, discouraged... Continue Reading →

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