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  • Carnival in Brazil: Raju Roychoudhury

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  • Afrida with Frida Kahlo & Other paintings: Afrida Tanzim

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  • Manolis Anagnostakis: The existentialist silence of post-war Greece

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    One of the most significant poets of Greece after World War II, Manolis Anagnostakis was in reality a practicing radiologist. The distraction created by two completely different facets of life—poetry

  • The Minimal & Infinite

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    Our time, habits & nuances have been changing rapidly since ‘90s. It started from 1991, through Manomohan Singh’s reform & liberalized economic policies .Then  it started with more sweeping changes

  • My Elder Brother & Other poems

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    An important Bengali poet of 80’s, Dhiman Chakraborty was born and brought up in Kolkata. The first edited magazine by Chakraborty was ‘Aalaap’ (Introduction / Conversation). In the year of

  • A man and his hat & Other poems

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    Water in mirror (original poem: AGUA EN ESPEJOS) Faces do not have age it waves only through the faces The subtle mantle of the universe To cover the unrest of

  • The formula of taking over & Other Poems

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    Columbus Columbus You have picked up my life from dusty roads! You have carried evidence like mucus. You have let it loose under the bed at the end of dawn.

  • I’m a dropout horse

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    I always suffer from the dilemma whether poetry can at all be “translated”. These one-liners have been translated, with necessary changes in some texts, keeping in mind the main spirit

  • Silver-tongued Goddess & Other poems

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    Expressions    My verses are born in the silence where Zebras play with their colts. After a long expedition, I’ve found a page marker, an intense negation and the shadow

  • Strawberries

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    “A being which exists before it can be defined by any conception of it is human reality” – Heidegger. Reality is a female. Reality – of self– decaf/short/syrup/lait. That exists

  • Wind-script, Trigger Happy & Other Poems

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    1. Walk into the eerie; and sense who drills thy tomb with the wind-stone. 2. The propeller turns as a maze. On whose flesh that maroon nightgown murmurs? Oh human-toy!

  • The Chemistry-Lover who doesn’t have a Nuclear Sense

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    As we returned from the proposed nuclear power plant, we carried a pamphlet with us. When we reached back our village, the electricity had stopped. I ran to the room

  • This letter won’t be long…

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    “But we, by a love so much refined, That ourselves know not what it is, Inter-assured of the mind, Care less, eyes, lips, and hands to miss.” – Chapter 10,

  • Blues for a Black Cat

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    Boris Vian (1920-59) led a rather too short life on this earth. But, within that 39 years, he wrote 10 novels, 42 short stories, 7 theatre pieces, 400 songs, 4 poetry

  • Sonauncle’s Home

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    A cycle was approaching on this late autumn afternoon. – Jugalchandra was sitting on the top tube with his legs dangling, the thin wind touching his eyebrows, hairs protruding from