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  • 3 Poems by Pias Majid
    3 Poems by Pias Majid

    Dandelions of moonshine have blown in clutster, Finding you...

  • Leavings

    John Drew, mourning the untimely death of poet Riad Nourallah (1949...

  • The Tree of Life
    The Tree of Life

    Sharif and his wife Ankhi were at the chamber of a reputed Sydney...

  • Aches and Auras

    Shaji woke up with a pounding headache. The pain started in her sleep, so she thought she was only dreaming it. In her dream, she

  • The Death of a Reader

    It was a long time ago.

  • Our Story

    Here, we stand in silence;

  • Days of Our Likes

    Lightning strikes, Thunder roars

  • The Greatest Gift

    It is a bright Sunday morning in spring. Most of the Boulderites are enjoying the outdoors. The curious sunbeams peek through the kitchen window to greet a slim girl with curly hair. Her name is Geeta Kulkarni. She is busily working on her dishes.

  • I Can Prove Mathematically

    I swear by my mother's milk: I swear in the name of metals and minerals, in the name of coffee and coco, in the name of land and labor, that an emergency-poem like this one needs ample prose and even crude mathematical proofs.

  • A View from the Ladies Common Room, Dacca University

    DU. How those letters conjure up a sense of awe and bittersweet memory. Always in the vanguard of political, progressive

  • Three Poems

    In the silence of the heart

  • A Short, Winding and Legendary Dhaka Road

    Fuller Road, the short and winding road in the middle of the University of Dhaka campus, is quite legendary, not only as far as the

  • STORY-ISH

    He calculated the distance, the people between them, and kicked the football with perfect precision at her – that haughty one – gliding

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