Great lines from songs

Background The other day I was experimenting with Kris Kristofferson's Nobody Wins and I was struck by this one line in the song. It seemed to just stand apart and emit this glow that could not be ignored. As usual, my mind, or whatever is inside my cranial cavity, wandered off into this…

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Eep

Yorkshire Dales - photo (c) Ajesh Sharma: There's sheep on them thar hills! EEP - The Pome This pome is going to be very deep When the border collie herds sheep Its actions are controlled by the beep From the shepherd who does keep The border collie and the sheep When they come,…

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ISBF2022-Debaleena Mukherjee

Featured Guest - Debaleena Mukherjee Debaleena is a homemaker who also reads and writes. Reading isn’t about “making time to read”. She reads wherever, whatever, whenever. Writing is her articulation of all the incoherence in her head. She lives in Bangalore. She needs books, coffee and cake, a reading-light and her recliner. See…

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ISBF2022-Ashesh Mitra

Featured Guest - Ashesh Mitra Engineer by day, content creator by night. A man obsessed with stories. When I am not telling them, I'm reading them or I'm writing them down. I have a functional YouTube channel that is linked to my Scrollstack profile (shoshamitra.stck.me) and a blog which is basically akin to a…

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Dubai Calls

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Shiva Kumar Shiva Kumar is a Bangalorian, (Bengalurian, today) through and through. There is as much of Benguluru in him as there is of him in Bengaluru! He is a trained Electrical Engineer who was never required to prove himself as one,…

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Yes, I said so

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Indrani Ganguli Indrani Ganguli is an interpreter of languages. She’s as adept at staring down recalcitrant witnesses in court while taking down their depositions as she is compassionate with those who clearly are devastated at being there at all. Her stories are…

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LETTER TO LOVE AND HATE

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Mona Banerjee Mona Banerjee, from Kolkata, was born into a family of real literary giants; her maternal grandmother was Lila Majumdar, the well-known Bengali writer of children’s books. From her dad’s side, she’s linked to THE Tagores. Maybe this fueled her love for…

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Will I Be a Book One Day?

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Ashesh Mitra Ashesh is an engineer trying to navigate the world of healthcare. He likes books more than people and he agrees with Neil Gaiman when he says that we owe it to each other to tell stories. He is a blogger, amateur…

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Lost Friend and other poems

Mona Banerjee, from Kolkata, was born into a family of real literary giants; her maternal grandmother was Lila Majumdar, the well-known Bengali writer of children's books. From her dad's side, she's linked to THE Tagores. Maybe this fueled her love for reading, writing, drawing ... stuff like that. Family pressures put all this…

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