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‘Spring is the mischief in me’

‘Spring is the mischief in me’- thawing the icicles within, into brooklets of fun, That flow in short spurts- but last long enough to sprout an idea or two.   ‘Spring is the mischief in me’- the bubbling fluid zigzags … Continue reading

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RUHANIYAT…SOULFULNESS

I fail to remember the first ever time I read Rumi- it may have been in a bookstore I frequented during a phase of my life that metamorphosed me, so I realize in hind sight. Rumi knows what he is … Continue reading

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WALK ME A STORY CALCUTTA…

Today was a day when Calcutta walked me one large chapter in her story. I walked for over four hours under a cooperative winter sun, to seek and find what I never knew. I had often wondered why would these … Continue reading

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To the Greatest Lover of all- an ode to the Great Indian Chamcha

An entry to the The Great Indian Blogging Contest, as a part of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2015. I find it so befitting that after all this time, after The Great Indian this-and-the-Great-Indian-that, the ‘chamcha’ has been given his … Continue reading

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FORGOTTEN SANCTUARIES.

Living in a jungle of desires and duties, we are prey and predator, the hunter and the hunted. It is a maze-like existence that springs up moments of deceptive simplicity that distils pure bliss into our lives, and then again, … Continue reading

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Frangible.

Study this amazing snapshot taken by my friend Deepanjan Ghosh. It has literally frozen a couple of nano seconds for eternity I would say. The dragon fly so delicately poised at the end of a long pole, its transparent gossamer … Continue reading

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My Mountain Sutra…

We exist in an urban enclosure cohabiting with cement and flesh- both possessing the power to overwhelm the most indomitable spirit. This is our landscape, the terra firma we seek our transient security in. But when we find ourselves confronted … Continue reading

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Soon it will be time…( ektuku agomonir chhoyaaiy)

My cerulean Calcutta sky, with erratic outlines of imposing man-made structures, is playing out a clarion call in its loudest azure harmony that- soon it will be time… My vermillion smeared Calcutta sundown, with its fiery sundot, is blazing out … Continue reading

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Of Beauty…

What is the most beautiful thing you have ever laid your eyes upon? Or, who is the most beautiful being you have ever laid your eyes upon? Or, maybe, what is the most beautiful sound you have heard, aroma you … Continue reading

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The War comes home…

The antiquity of War matches that of Man’s sojourn on this planet. It would take any secondary level school student to tell how you how plagued he is about the umpteen wars fought for seemingly the same old causes- over … Continue reading

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