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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Peacock Feather

Indrani Ganguli is that rare personality; an interpreter of languages, a salon-keeper of resolute character and a friend to many. 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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A Chandelier for Vidya

NOTE: This is a work of fiction. It comes from the mind of Sarbari Sen, a world famous chef in her family. She feeds one husband, one daughter, one son and their many friends as often as she can. When not making rosgullas she dabbles in homeopathy, tolerates her kids and concocts tales of murder and…

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Guest Post: Out of the mouths of babes and infants

<This one comes from Soumya Mukherjee, an erstwhile school mate, who is today a professional insurance executive, professional dreamer ( like me ) and professional drinker and smoker ( unlike me. ) He is one of those silent readers of SloWord, though he has managed to overcome his chronic case of non-techitis to post the occasional comment. He has been writing for a long time and has a considerably larger following than I do, despite learning the basics of blogging barely a year ago. A testament to the quality of his writing, one presumes. Either that or he is uncommonly good at twisting the arms of his friends, relatives and acquaintances to make them read his blog. Read more from him here Idyll Dreams of an Idle Fellow. >

what? Do i look funny or something?
what? Do i look funny or something? (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There was a popular American television programme where a celebrity host asked some questions to various toddlers and got perfectly honest and logical responses which sounded hilarious to adults. (more…)

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Chemical Bonding

In response to the story, The Chemistry of Love, the curly haired, resourceful friend of the Candy Floss Bangalan, provided her perspective of the story. I am reproducing it here as a commentary to the original story. Here it comes - I have edited it slightly to bring it up to my exacting…

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  • Post published:February 8, 2014
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