ভুল মানুষ

সত্য মিথ্যে সবকিছু মেনে নিয়ে বলেছিলাম, সব ভুলে গেছি আমি, তুমি শুধু আমার হও। আমি তখন না বুঝলেও এখন বুঝি, চোখে যা দেখা যায়, কানে যা শোনা যায় তার বাইরেও কিছু সত্যি থাকে। আমি সেই সত্যিটুকুন ধরে নিয়ে তোমার সাথে থাকতে চেয়েছিলাম। চাই নি? বলো চাইনি? শুধু তুমিই আমাকে মেনে নিতে পারলে না। আমি মেনে …

Funeral

Now the front seat is empty; a yellow streetlight flickers; a cigarette meets her mouth and a silk blanket slides down her bare shoulders. Her empty gaze meets the glass mirror, framed and engraved with stones that only glimmer in the light. She, a muffled siren, mourns in secret, kissed by another tame visitor that …

The Silver Vase

“What could be the reason behind it? May be he wanted to give it to me as a gift but did not get the chance.” told Mrs. Smith to herself. Two years had been passed since her son died in a road accident. Mrs. Smith did not enter into her son, John’s room during those …

Phil’s World

Phil is a simple man, or an ordinary guy you could say. When he was born, no one had any idea how to tell him to grow up . His parents, simple and humble fellows they were, had no ideas either on how to tell their son to live. They both were pretty confused with …

Blackout

Blackout takes the neighborhood at midnight. All electrical sounds silenced at once. Once the momentary confusion subsides, and the eyes and ears get accustomed to the night, the mind begins to see, feel and sense things that get tangled in the chains of conscious thoughts and superfluous perceptions of reality, obscured by day light. First …

16th Birthday

16th Birthday By Nazia Amin   She had spent the whole day in making the chocolate cake. It was looking nice and seemed very tasty. Mrs. Jones had decided to arrange a party for the purpose of her daughter’s 16th birthday. So, she made a birthday cake just before the day of birthday and kept …

The White Shadow

Winter of 1990 Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh Serenity is almost tangible at twilight. Regardless of the ruckus all throughout the day, it seems that precisely at the points when the sun ascends and descends the horizon, all of life stops a moment to watch the giant orb pass its solitary journey. Life seems to slow down …