The other pebble had made three slides over the pool. To make this one, he gasped for a four but it barely made across its first before descending into the blue. He picked the third stone to try again.the boy beside a pool . . .
Whenever I look back into my days, evidently a lot of stuff happen within the hour. I see them as stories within moments: high and low. So I enjoy to write of these — because even blinking takes a lot more than we can comprehend — then I spice them up, adding meat to the bones. Because that’s what writers have to do to make their pieces enjoyable if not relatable.
Inside, you will find a mosaic of different kinds of stories and poems extracted from observations and conversations picked up in the varied of places. I usually try mention this bit within the pieces.
And occasionally, when not scripting from my rendezvous, I participate in writing prompts — often from dverse poetics hub. These are when writers (any) get challenges to write about a certain theme or along some carefully crafted words. See, following these lines of thought keep my mojo up and ensure I have something for you to devour. . . Everyone gets to be happy. Weekly quotes also crawl in to keep up a levelled head.
As you’ll notice, I attempt to write in a simple tone and language, not only to make the diaries easy to understand, but also fun and quick to read. So to say, they would take less than half the time needed for a short story [utmost 7 mins].
Well, blogging and living are in different worlds, literally. It takes grace to keep up with both. And if you’re striving to keep them in sync, you got to try harder. But there is a silver lining: have learnt a lot, travelled a lot… and definitely relieved a lot of stress through sharing! Also meet a lot of interesting people. They said books can take you places. Blogging let’s you interact with people in those places.
And it gives me joy noticing that some readers manage to take kuoobie diaries with them anywhere whenever they need a casual read. Thank you.
It might also interest you to know that I like reading, roller skating, enjoy a bit of adventure and sometimes crave for a quiet place! Also that the moniker kuoobie is an extended palindrome of my birth name, Biko. Growing up, friends called me kobi so worked around it and came up with that.
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