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রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর যখন জন্মগ্রহন করেন তার প্রায় ১৪ বছর আগে পিতামহ দ্বারকানাথ ঠাকুর মৃত্যুবরণ করেন। তাঁর জন্মের সময় পিতা দেবেন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুরের বয়স ৪৩ বৎসর। পিতামহ দ্বারকানাথ আরবি এবং

Memoirs

Memoirs from The Ejido

I can remember as if it was yesterday that I ran through the streets of the small Ejido, the place I called home for many years, eleven to be exact.   698 more words

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A MOMENT OF SILENCE FOR THE MUSIC

I was born the year after America’s bicentennial celebration. I grew up in the 1980s, but came of age in the 1990s. I recall watching “Remote Control” on MTV and also the first time I ever saw Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video. 1,058 more words

Gracie J Non-Fiction

Of word processors, unreliable cars, and The Lord

When I was going to City College in the late ‘80s, I scored a student job with the Division of Mines and Geology’s publication unit. At that time, the unit was housed in the Energy Commission building on Ninth Street between O and P. 619 more words

Limerick to the squall

(This is an ode to the gale storm with a word in each line becoming an anagram in the next)

Limerick to the squall

I… 175 more words

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Swimming to Palestine

Rummaging through a wonderful cardboard box full of family memorabilia, I came across a series of letters my grandmother wrote in researching for her brother… 181 more words

About Me

Nothing Stays Buried Forever.

There’s very few words in the English language that cause me to do much more than raise an eyebrow, but the one that bothers me the most is Rape.  775 more words

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