The boy used to say ‘You will be killed the moment you love someone else.’ The girl used to say ‘ I will kill you if you flirt with any other.’ The girl is in Canada now, and The boy is in Nepal, Rangoon Can you tell me why they haven’t Killed each other yet? … [Read more...]
Subodh Sarkar is a Bengali poet, writer and editor, and a reader in English literature at City College, Kolkata. He has written over 20 books of poems, two of translations and one travelogue on America. His poems have been translated into English, French and several Indian languages and published in several journals and anthologies.
A suicide note under the ninth volume of Rabindra Rachanabali Written to his son. Then with a blade in his hand The Master had entered the bathroom. In the afternoon, the maid saw the line of blood From under the door and she screamed out. This is the first and last letter written to his son: ‘Arani I have a conviction that a son is as holy as water. my relation … [Read more...]