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Through the mire, she dragged On her elbows and knees, Her battered, bruised self Bleeding, ragged and ravaged. Scathing words dealt blame, Told her, to dress better Entice and allure lesser- Be less human, less female. Cast down eyes cast … Continue reading

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the fire of being

in moments of languish, and slowly bokeh lights hailing loss of sanity, and fading, waning life- suddenly derailed momentum, in a burst of fire that brings forth revival, in a quest for survival, the zeal flares incandescent, burning hot- show … Continue reading

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উন্মত্ত অশান্ত দেহে, ক্ষীণ, কাতর স্বরে, তার নাম ধরে ডাকি, আকুল মিনতি আর সে? শুনেও শোনে না- অধরা ঈশ্বর তিনি, দেয় না সাড়া; মায়াবী বুঝি টেনেছে পাতালে, কিংবা জাগিয়েছে স্বর্গ মর্ত্যে- প্রলোভনের শাস্তি দিতে, নীরবে সে বাঁধে তার সম্মোহন জালে।

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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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