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Women’s History Month. From the great Anita Desai’s “Games at Twilight”, a short story about children at play. 🇮🇳 💜 #womenshistorymonth #anitadesai #anita #india #kirandesai #indian #art #literature #litmag #shortstory #story #fiction #prose #writingcommunity #quincemag


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Something that made me smile today. The above memory of my grandma. She had been sick for some days. Yet, when we got there, she was barefeet, hunched down, plowing the soil with a smile on her face. The first voice you hear is my uncle's. He's laughing not only because he was happy, but because in their unspoken understanding, through her sneaky smile, he realized she tricked them. The second is my mom's, breaking into an exclamation, wondering how come she seems so strong. Grandma wanted to see her children quickly, and knew the only way to get them to do so, conscious of how busy the city life can be and how hard it is to be "free," was to pretend to be sicker than she was. She didn't lie about not feeling well, but she wasn't bedridden like she had made them believe she was. It worked. They showed up the next day. I showed up too, fortuitous enough to arrive home a day before they planned their trip. Many of the things which are truly not important keep us from the things that are. It saddens me she felt the need to go to such lengths just to see hers, otherwise they would have delayed, pushed just a bit, as we all do, assuming falsely we have time... I'm glad I captured this short moment. A glimpse into a bigger one. I pull it out from time to time to recenter and ground myself. I travel to us being together in laughter; uncle still in disbelief, mom relieved from anxiety, grandma very proud of her mischief, all of us birthing memories we'll never forget. In times out of our control like the one we face now, the important things matter most. What's one thing you are reminded is valuable to you? #nohmtema #shortstory #african #farmer #farming #rural #village #green #storytelling #family #love #afrique #douala #cameroun #buea #237 #creative #art #goodreads #literature #explore #melanin #blackwomen #bookstagram #poetry #writersofinstagram #prose #writersofig #poetrycommunity


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And I hate feeling like this


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Who am I to you? To care so much, To not leave my side? Who am I to you? . . . #poemporn #prose #dailydose #dark #pain #silentillness #poetrycommunity #poetry #mentalhealthmatters


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bir adın kalmalı geriye bütün kırılmış şeylerin nihayetinde aynaların ardında sır yalnızlığın peşinde kuvvet evet nihayet bir adın kalmalı geriye bir de o kahreden gurbet sen say ki ben hiç ağlamadım hiç ateşe tutmadım yüreğimi geceleri, koynuma almadım ihaneti ve say ki bütün şiirler gözlerini bütün şarkılar saçlarını söylemedi hele nihavent hele buselik hiç geçmedi fikrimden ve hiç gitmedi bir topak kan gibi adın içimin nehirlerinden evet yangın evet salaş yalvarmanın korkusunda talan evet kaybetmenin o zehirli buğusu evet nisyan evet kahrolmuş sayfaların arasında adın sokaklar dolusu bir adamın yalnızlığı bu sevda biraz nadan biraz da hıçkırık tadı pencere önü menekşelerinde her akşam dağlar sonra oynadı yerinden ve hallaçlar attı pamuğu fütursuzca sen say ki yerin dibine geçti geçmeyesi sevdam ve ben seni sevdiğim zaman bu şehre yağmurlar yağdı yani ben seni sevdiğim zaman ayrılık kurşun kadar ağır gülüşün kadar felaketiydi yaşamanın yine de bir adın kalmalı geriye bütün kırılmış şeylerin nihayetinde aynaların ardında sır yalnızlığın peşinde kuvvet evet nihayet bir adın kalmalı geriye bir de o kahreden gurbet beni affet Kaybetmek için erken, sevmek için çok geç. #ahmethamditanpınar #poems #poem #poetry #prose #paint #toptags #poetrycommunity #writing #instapoetry #writerscommunity #poenoftheday #writersofinstagram #writingcommunity #poetsofinstagram #poetsofig #wordgasm #poetsociety #igpoet #typewriter #creativewriting #emotions #mywords #fellings #thought #creative #poetryisnotdead #poetryislife #art #spilledink


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I love you.


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May you have a peaceful Tuesday! This wonderful comic was brought to you by @amica.ye Link in bio. #comics #art #illustration #prose


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Read into it.


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অসম্পূর্ণ ('Asampūrṇa', in Bengali, means incomplete) ------------------------------ #Bengali #BengaliWriting #Original #OriginalWriting #Prose #ShortStory #ShortStories #Kolkata #KolkataDiaries


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