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When the Sun Rises | A Poetic Collaboration

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Hello Everyone,

Thank you to everyone who participated in this collaboration, comments are now closed on this collaboration. You can see the final collaboration in the original link here. Please feel free to share or reblog with your fellow readers and look forward to seeing you again in the next one! I am grateful to be part of this talented community and hope you all have beautiful holiday season!

 

Best Wishes always!

Neha


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Books

It’s endearing to trace the pages of old books
That have been read a thousand times…
you feel the love of people,
who have adored the words before you
and left  traces of them in weathered pages you now hold,
it’s like music to a writer’s mind.

poetry copyright neha 2019/ free image borrowed from unsplash, credit goes to original artist


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Authenticity in the Age of Social Media – Share your thoughts…

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Hello Everyone,

I have recently come across multiple posts and videos that talk about “being your true authentic self” from celebrities and non celebrities alike. Although I believe in the sentiment, I find the term to be overused and often misrepresented by individuals simply trying to be part of a fad. “Speak your truth” and “be yourself” have become popular tags than authentic sentiments. I find it to be an irony and want to know what your thoughts are on the matter. Genuineness is such an appealing quality and something that I always look for in people…it has become harder to find under the veil of social media. Would love to hear you out in comments and perhaps compile a follow-up post with some of your thoughts on the matter. Please include your blog url to be considered. There is no deadline for participation yet, I will close comments once I feel we have reached a substantial number. Please be professional with your words, rude or hateful comments will be removed.

 

Thank you and hope to see you all participate in the discussion!

 

Happy Friday!

 

Neha

 

 


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Favorite Fall Blogs

 

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Hello Everyone,

Thank you to all who shared their nominations for my favorite fall blog list. I love to see the generosity this community has for one another… one of the many reasons I do these posts. This time I have decided to feature mostly new (ish) blogs that I have recently discovered for my recommendation list. As you know with the vast talent out there this is just a snapshot of the blogs I like or the nominators like, you can check out my previous lists to find more fabulous blogs and stay tuned for future lists for more!

So without much further adieu ( in no particular order) here are the list of favorites as shared by the generous bunch of nominators followed by my own recommendations:

 

Favorite Blog: ” My favorite blogger is Vee. She writes with her heart and about her personal life. I find her blog very real so I want to nominate her. Her blog is
https://millenniallifecrisis.org/” – Manoj

Nominator: Manoj Mehra ( https://believestrong.wordpress.com)

 

Favorite Blog:”My favorite blog for the surreal poetry and brilliant writing has always been Devika’a Mathur ” My valiant soul”

https://myvaliantsoulsblog.wordpress.com/” – Megha

Nominator: Megha ( https://meghasworldsite.wordpress.com/)

 

Favorite Blog: “One of my very favorite blogs is https://whenwomeninspire.com/about/ from Christy Birmingham. She is a very dear friend, an inspiration and strive to empower women and make a difference in the world. Her blog covers a variety of topics and issues.” – Syl

Nominator: Syl ( http://syl65.wordpress.com)

 

Favorite Blog: “My favorite blogger is Ste J. His blog address is: https://bookmust.wordpress.com/. He blogs about the many, many books that he reads and also about his life and things that capture his interest. It is a fun and informative blog.” – Cody

Nominator: Cody McCullough ( https://bookmust.wordpress.com/)

 

Favorite Blog: ” Please let me nominate this beautiful blog of Resa McConaghy at https://artgowns.com. It is beautiful and so much work goes into it. She”s an amazing and gifted designer! Resa’s Art Gowns.” – Holly

Nominator: Holly ( https://houseofheartweb.wordpress.com/)

 

Please note many of the nominators on the above list are my personal favorites so please do visit them as well!

My New Fall Favorites

New and Old Blogs that I have discovered recently which caught my interest and might catch yours too! I have not read all of their posts but have enjoyed the posts I have read and would love to share this list with you! Please note as per above they are in no particular order

I will just state the main category for each blog and I hope you all pay them a visit!

Poetry

 

Photography

 

That’s the wrap for this round, do visit, like and share!