September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

Lines from Fuller Road

This dawn is unvarying, lovely, peaceful, dewy, Morning sky has opened its store of breathing clouds,

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Tarana Husain Khan's 'The Begum and the Dastan': Patriarchy is a labyrinth that defies time

I am convinced that while writing her book, The Begum and the Dastan (Westland Publications, 2021), Tarana Husain Khan’s aim was to leave her readers in a literary stupor, dizzy and yearning for more.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

The Burnt Forest

Shengdey awoke suddenly on a bed with an old man sitting beside him. “Are you okay, my child?” He asked, idly stirring a boiling pot of tea.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Aegri Somnia

Darkness on a piece of paper Black soaks the white

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

They Took Away My Land

They took away my land, I said: Thank you for building the railroad.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Ahsan Habib’s On the First-floor Landing: a Duologue

Two flats facing each other He’s on the stairs, she’s at the door

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Dorothy in Wonderland

For wounded soldiers rarely feel, Of throbbing hearts and broken skin.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Greed

Not even the asters accepting your gaze.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Amour Fictif

Incontestable.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

The Midwife

I would remember a face like this if I had seen it around.