ଠିକଣା

“…ଆସିଛୁ ଯେଉଁଠୁ ତୁ ସଖା
ସେଇ ଠାରେ ଶେଷେ ହେବ ଦେଖା . . . ”

ତା ପରେ …

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Two moments

Jas sighed. Another black car zoomed past his, on the relatively empty motorway. It was already past midnight.

There was a lot going on his mind. He had lost the sense of time. Justifiably, for he was in a race with time itself in his mind.

The solitary moon was slowly hiding behind a dark cloud. He could see the cloud gaining strength. Read More

Encounter with an Angel

Subhendu Mohanty

angel

I looked away. It didn’t assuage the pain. My feet still felt as sore and my hands numb as ever.

The boat swayed, up and down. I lay there, defunct, lifeless. Hoping I would be found. Praying I would be saved.

The pain from my bruised knees as if took the form of a giant centipede, crawling and creeping its way through to my thigh and torso with its hundred beady legs. Even if I didn’t want to, I shrieked in pain.

Not so far away up above me the yellow moon as if swung gently, the blue sea flashed for a moment.

There was something else clinging to the boat. Read More

R.I.P

The stories
the legends
the myth that our hearts
breathed through
in deep slumber lie motionless

a lifeless stir in tranquil
waters of a stagnant ness
a murmur unheard of
in the deafening silence
an obscure silhoutte
veiled in grim darkness

 

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