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    • DellwoodBarker2 weeks ago

      👏🏽💊 Ruchita, from bite size articles to poetry, U R Effortlessly Winning at Collective a.m. Inspiration Posts that Enrich Our Present Moments, imho. 💊👏🏽

    • areattoir1 week ago

      I love to see poetry on ReadUp! Thank you for this

      • Ruchita_Ganurkar
        Scout
        1 week ago

        You're welcome :)

      • bill
        Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
        1 week ago

        I almost just said, “You’re very welcome,” and then saw (and remembered) that @Ruchita_Ganurkar posted this, not me, lol. Regardless, I agree!

        • areattoir1 week ago

          You can take a little credit...for the innovation of ReadUp at least!

    • Pegeen
      ScoutScribe
      1 week ago

      Falling in love is falling. The irony is that it is so damn elevating.

    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      2 weeks ago

      Explosive!

      I'm coming out of a period where I preferred quick, light, quirky poems, frivolous explorations of random, silly things.

      Now I crave the deep stuff. I want poetry that says, "This is the meaning of life," or "Love = God = x," or whatever. I want to read and see and hear all of the most audacious attempts to explain everything, literally everything, and this poem, undeniably, is that. What a blast of bright, bright light. @Ruchita_Ganurkar, you are on fire!

      As if the world were a taxi, you enter it, then Reply (to no one), “Let’s go five or six blocks.”

      That's brilliant. So is ALL of this:

      Isn’t the blue stream that runs past you a translation from the Russian? Aren’t my eyes bigger than love? Isn’t this history, and aren’t we a couple of ruins? Is Carthage Pompeii? is the pillow the bed? is the sun What glues our heads together? O midnight! O midnight! Is love what we are, Or has happiness come to me in a private car That’s so very small I’m amazed to see it there?

      I think the answers to those questions might be: yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, and yes!

    • Ruchita_Ganurkar
      Scout
      2 weeks ago

      I am fully indulged in the feeling of love after reading this combo of #3.

      In Love With You By Kenneth Koch is the peace & the emotions he's written are just awesome.

      This line really felt touched, so real & full of emotions of forever togetherness ..

      If you were seventy thousand years old, and I were a pill, I know I could cure your headache.