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  • A Little Bird
    A Little Bird

    It was beginning to get a little warmer. The sun came up early in...

  • They Also Were Involved
    They Also Were Involved

    The subtitle of the book proposes it all: fourteen writers...

  • Companions
    Companions

    They sit on the veranda every afternoon; an old man and an old...

  • The Old City
    The Old City

    Here are the steps leading down to the lake

  • All about Love
    All about Love

    “So, Monsieur! What are you going to sing for me today? Neele neele...

  • Crossing Borders
    Crossing Borders

    In one of my trips to the USA, I had a ticket on Royal Jordanian...

  • After successful publications of the graphic novel on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Bangla, the English version of the first part of the novel series "Mujib" is unveiled at the Dhaka Lit Fest at Bangla Academy in Dhaka.

    Graphic novel ‘Mujib’ launched in English at Dhaka Lit Fest

    After successful publications of the graphic novel on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Bangla, the English version of the first part of the novel series "Mujib" is unveiled at the Dhaka Lit Fest at Bangla Academy in Dhaka.

  • Dhaka on a sad day

    With pedal click the rickshaw's here

  • Port of Tranquility

    On a sun baked plateau, infused with the hue of stained blood and brown bread, caressed by the waves of the immortal spirit, which

  • An Afternoon at Katabon Pet Shop

    It took more than an hour for Rupa to reach her destination. After paying the fare she started walking past the pet shops in Katabon.

  • The story of a bat: Cricket in Rwanda

    On October 28th, Rwanda will celebrate the opening of its first real and certainly grassiest cricket ground in the capital, Kigali. Brain

  • History is Muse

    The muse offers herself in full glory;

  • The Listener of Stories

    My mother says I have always been a quick learner; I can remember her stories well. I can retell them in front of people, copying her

  • In Memoriam

    Some memories like unexploded grenades

  • Flashback

    The idea of this poem came to Shahidul in 2012, soon after his Sussex MA dissertation on Modernism, where Eliot was one of his

  • Pablo Neruda

    Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer: Experts

    A team of international scientists says that Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause of death but not laying to rest one of the great mysteries of post-coup Chile.

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