Monthly Archives: June 2014

Romeo and Juliet retold by Sahana.


As I flipped parathas for their lunch, I overheard Sahana telling Ryan the story of Romeo and Juliet. I peeked from the kitchen to survey the scene. Both were seated at the kitchen table in anticipation of lunch, Ryan was … Continue reading

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Racism


I have been asked if I faced discrimination for my color when I first arrived in this country long, long time ago. My answer has always been “no, never felt it!” I came with the naivety that in the land … Continue reading

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The heart picks up…


I woke up to gentle nudges from my mother. ‘Uthe por. Khela shuru hobe, dekhbi na? (Wake up, the game is going to start. Won’t you watch it?) I used to wake up, rub my eyes and turn my attention … Continue reading

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