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Posts tagged ‘Protest’

Dawn of Freedom Across the Churning Padma

By Saon Bhattacharya
As the restrained wails of unwanted refugees rose up to mingle with the sooty chimney smoke from the factories and open air wood-fired ovens, he stepped out for the last time from the train compartment into the overcrowded platform below. There was much to be arranged for the family’s first funeral in that teeming metropolis.

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Brass Bells

By Rashida Murphy
We hear the bells outside. It’s Krishna’s birthday. The rich moneylenders have moved on to the street markets where business is brisk and Ganesh is more popular but the cows still come home the old way, pausing outside the house to bestow blessings.

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Red is the color of a poem

By Goirick Brahmachari
Faiz Ahmed Faiz-inspired poems.

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