- Grab the 7th book from your bookshelf.
- Open it up to page 7.
- Pinpoint the 7th sentence on the page.
- Begin a poem/a piece of prose that begins with that sentence
- Limit it in length to 7 lines/7 sentences.
...trapped between belief and disbelief, and this was only a charade after all--- (The line belongs to Rushdie and not mine)
Here I go:
We are quick do believe and disown our self-claimed truth or charade;
Don't they say, the human mind is fickle;
We are led to make believe it's the holy truth as long as it suits us;
How quick are we to challenge, revise and redirect our self-claimed truth of life?
Why not? As long as it serves our self-interest:
How many times, God must be sitting in discomfort seeing the tupsy-turvy actions of his creation;
Yet, we lead a fake life and existence!
I wish to thank Corinne who is taking a superb initiative to encourage creative writing and in that way, we think freely in a creative space. Food for thought, isn't it, Corinne?
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