Dearly beloved, part 12: Insignificant other

“Dearly beloved” is a series of love letters sent and received over a period of one hundred years. 9/3/3027My last insignificant otherMi amor, my preciousThis letter is an embodiment of your vivid imagination. You know, there's no chance of me writing to you. But I know, as you will go on conjuring up this piece, … Continue reading Dearly beloved, part 12: Insignificant other

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‘cool girl’ wife VS ‘woke bengali husband’

Let's start with a soliloquy from the book, Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. Men always say that as the defining compliment, don’t they? She’s a cool girl. Being the Cool Girl means I am a hot, brilliant, funny woman who adores football, poker, dirty jokes, and burping, who plays video games, drinks cheap beer, loves … Continue reading ‘cool girl’ wife VS ‘woke bengali husband’

All the Beasts of Heaven

"You will eat when I say, you will sleep when I say, you will kill when I say. When we find them, we will eat their beating hearts." এসএনএল নামক জঘন্য এক নিওলিবারেল ভাঁড়ামি শোতে এই ডায়লগটা শুনেছিলাম। সেখানে প্রথম শুনি টার্মটা- all the beast of heaven. ওই শো-এর এক স্কেচে, এক আফ্রিকান ওয়ারলর্ড তার … Continue reading All the Beasts of Heaven

unworthy, Einherjar

অফিস থেকে বের হলাম সন্ধ্যার একটু পরে। কানে হেডফোন গুঁজে দিয়ে হাটা দিলাম, বাসায় যেতে বেশীক্ষন লাগবে না। এই ব্যাপারটা আমার জন্যে থেরাপিউটিক। এই কানে হেডফোন গোঁজা ব্যাপারটা। আমি নিজে দশ বছর পর পর নতুন প্লেলিস্ট বানাই। কিছুদিন আগেও বানিয়েছি, অনেক আয়োজন করে। নতুন দশকের নতুন প্লেলিস্ট। তার আগ পর্যন্ত পুরাতনটাই চলেছে। পুরানো স্যান্ডেলের মত। … Continue reading unworthy, Einherjar

Dearly beloved, part 11: In agony with an aphrodisiac.

"Dearly beloved” is a series of love letters sent and received over a period of one hundred years. 9/3/2027Dearly Beloved,I never knew it takes only 7 hours to measure the depth of the universe a person carries within himself. Nor I knew it would take 7 long hours to realize that the person who is … Continue reading Dearly beloved, part 11: In agony with an aphrodisiac.

Dearly beloved, part 10: For you, a thousand times over.

“Dearly beloved” is a series of love letters sent and received over a period of one hundred years. May 10, 2020. To The One Never Meant To Be. From another In a Long Series of "Regrettable Could Have Been."For several weeks, I have been trying to create poetry for you but, failing miserably since day … Continue reading Dearly beloved, part 10: For you, a thousand times over.

Dearly beloved, part 9: You, who have loved me

“Dearly beloved” is a series of love letters sent and received over a period of one hundred years. 28/07/2020I apologize for my recent behaviour. Well, I apologize for all of my behaviour. Wait, is that grammatically correct? Was that?I apologize. My apologies to you, you who occupy all my late night monologues. Well in my … Continue reading Dearly beloved, part 9: You, who have loved me