Category Archives: Me

কবি ও লেখিকা

কবি, ছন্দে, গানে, আর শব্দ ফাঁদে লুকিয়ে তোমার রহস্য- আর তোমার লেখায়, তোমার কথায় আমার রইল সর্বস্ব । উঠবে জেগে ভাঙলে ঝড়ে? বাঁচব আবার বসন্ত পরে? তুমি নয়, তোমার-আমার গল্পগাথার আমি লিখব পুনশ্চ ।। N.B. Not perfect, but still my … Continue reading

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Catharsis XIX: I am NOT a klutz!

People are unkind. All of them. The best of them, the worst of them- every last one of them, given the slightest provocation, the merest leeway always end up being merciless and brutal. It’s that dratted, messed up, so-called human … Continue reading

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The Morning After: Election Night 2016

DISCLAIMER: Musings and thoughts (not an opinion article) of an immigrant (an outsider?) as the day unfolds, as the verdict sinks in. “From here on in, I may be as woefully wrong as Humphrey Belcher, who decided the time was ripe … Continue reading

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For the two friends I didn’t have anymore…

I found so many… All there, waiting, just out of sight, For me to wake from my slumber Of numbness, indecision and slights- Faithful and strong, Humane and real; Of honesty and valor Of loyalty and love. I have always … Continue reading

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সোশ্যাল-লাইফ

অন্য ছেলেমেয়েদের মতন করলি আমায়, নতুন নতুন নখরা সবার মতন আমিও শেষে, হলাম সোশ্যাল-মিডিয়া বকরা। ফোনটা খুলে check করি আমি status বারংবার- নতুন কোনো ‘like’ বা ‘comment’ পেলাম কি আবার? ‘Groupfie’ তুলি, ‘Selfie’ তুলি, প্রচুর ছবির ভান্ডার- Online প্রমাণ থাকলে পরেই … Continue reading

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স্বল্পাহারী

দাঁড়িপাল্লায় ওজন করেও, পায়না খুঁজে কূল যেই নম্বর বলি না কেন, সবই বলে ভুল | বলছে ব্যাটা, হচ্ছি মোটা, দৌড়ে আয় বাইরে- আমিও জেদী, বলছি মেকি, তোর বাজে কথায় কাজ নাইরে! আমি রোগা, এক্কেবারে প্রায় শুঁয়াপোকা, দিবিনা নজর, খাওয়ার-পাতে; একটাই … Continue reading

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Conference song

It was an organized meeting of minds, a reflection of our finds- Of something that is intrinsic and inherent in design. Literally, it is to resist or gain freedom and/or exemption, (No, no, not from your little bad deeds’ prosecution) From funny little bugs and … Continue reading

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Catharsis XVIII: Rants, philosophically

Sometimes you come across someone, start a casual conversation, pass some idle time. Sometimes that meeting, that conversation is the end of it. Sometimes it just spirals out and forth into something new as certain pieces seem to fall into place … Continue reading

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Letters

I have dreamed of you every night that we have been apart… Tossing and turning in a fitful, restless sleep, jolting into tired wakefulness only to relive those unfathomable, treasured eyes looking at me, and beyond me, unsmiling and saying, “It … Continue reading

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My Nose and I: The Battle

Claritin is my new companion in this still-new country that I have been in for the last few years. It becomes Allegra, during my more trying times, but it’s only the name that changes. Anti-histamines remain my best friend, no … Continue reading

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