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Poem : Clueless

~Rajan Kafle~ Resolute dream Strong bond Simple desire Ample trust Endearing vicinity Eternal affinity Plentiful respect Yet imperfect

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Poem : Sweetheart’s letter

~Rajan Kafle~ Sweetheart, I read your letter And I read it many times I smiled with your words And I cried with them And again I smiled There was love and emotion There was passion and desperation

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Essay : The art of Internet!

~Swami Subash Chandra~ Strange things are going down. Millions of inconsequential things are happening every minute. A ‘celebrity’ does something and it’s a news breaking headline. A famous person’s ‘tweet’ sends shockwaves around the first world. Mobile game and ‘in-app’ … Continue reading

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Poem : Don’t Know the Meaning of the Word

~Raksha Gautam~ You said you would pray with me but when the struggles appeared, you strayed away from me Care? Don’t Know the Meaning of the Word Harsh maybe, but your tears are undefined Especially to entertain another one’s goodness … Continue reading

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Children’s Story : The White Crow

~Binay Kasajoo~ It was a hot summer day. Luse, a crow, was resting on the branch of a dense tree. He was about to fall asleep when he felt some liquid falling on his body. His body became drenched with … Continue reading

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Poem : Focus on The Good

~Swami Subash Chandra~ Focus on the good inside Where darkness always seeks to hide From words, the daggers fly in hate And envy, malice cannot be sate.

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Poem : Solitude’s Embrace

~Swami Subash Chandra~ I know now Why I like the solitude I know now Why I love to hear the sounds of silence with closed eyes. I came to realize that I love someone’s love to me

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Story : Happy Birthday!

~K. Anish Pokharel~ Under normal circumstances, the birth of a baby boy comes as a great moment of happiness for every aspiring father (when I say boy, I, in no proximity, am trying to exercise chauvinism, rather it is my … Continue reading

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Poem : Change

~Swami Subash Chandra~ As winter weeps slowly to soft bladed ground, And carolers merry end melodious sound. Sun sinks to peach; bidding us an adieu.

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Story : Off To School I Go

~Sunil Nepali~ The sudden drop in water pressure and the croaking shower awakened me to the muddy reality swirling around my feet. I stepped aside for a moment, but the water stayed murky, slimy. So I killed the shower and … Continue reading

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Poem : Without Noise

~Swami Subash Chandra~ What do these words seek to say While other rush to lurid play? Tingles of excitement buzz While pen scratches ode to love A heady hush for calmness seeks A restful place in subtlety.

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Story : The One

~Paramendra Bhagat~ She looked like the one. He met her on a boring Saturday afternoon after having been online a few hours. The crowd had dispersed. She asked a few questions, and he answered best he could. That had happened … Continue reading

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Story : Going By The Clock

~Paramendra Bhagat~ When I saw her for the first time, she had her papers strewn all over the dining table: recent mail, news clippings, newsletters, papers in progress, handwritten notes, opened and sealed envelopes, pamphlets to pass around, her appointments … Continue reading

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Poem : Solitude’s Embrace

~Shiva Gautam~ I know now Why I like the solitude I know now Why I love to hear the sounds of silence with closed eyes. I came to realize that I love someone’s love to me I embrace someone’s embrace … Continue reading

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Story : The Discovery of the High Lama

~Sushma Joshi~ The older I get, the more I am astonished by this trickster hand of time. Look at all the boys we thought would go on to become doctors and engineers. They became lafanka men playing guitar in Thamel. … Continue reading

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Poem : WATER

~Krisu Chhetri~ Do not regard water ever cold and liquid Do not regard water ever simple and plain Feel to its core A fire is ever burning inside the water Water ever revolts against motionlessness Water emits songs of revolt … Continue reading

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Poem : The Song of Birds

~Krisu Chhetri~ A bird always sings the song of light the song of dawn against the dark, deep and desolate night The moon fights against the darkness the glowworm fights too While fighting against the night

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Story : Home Comes The Bullock Cart

~Paramendra Bhagat~ It was past sunset. The village was veiled in the growing dark. Lanterns burned kerosene to throw the meager light in the little courtyards in front of the mud houses that sometimes made its way onto the narrow … Continue reading

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Story : The End Of The World

~Sushma Joshi~ One day, everybody was talking about it. It had even been printed in the newspapers. A great and learned sadhu had prophesized a conflagration, a natural disaster of such proportions that more than half of the world’s population … Continue reading

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Poem : Freedom Fighter

~Madhuban Paudel~ As I pass by that corner My eyes are struck on him ! A lonely man under that lamp post On a torn wheel-chair He laments every day He lost his both legs long ago struggling as a … Continue reading

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Story : An Immutable Loss

~K. Anish Pokharel~ It was one of those cold, windy mornings of January of the year 2001; seismic waves got manifested in their worst possible form in the Indian state of Gujarat. It was the movement of the Indian sub-continental … Continue reading

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Story : Strangers at Home

~Ajit Baral~ My sister walks past us and climbs down the stairs and out into the garden she goes without looking at us—not even from the corner of her eyes. “What has come between you two?” asks Father. “Nothing,” I … Continue reading

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Poem : Thinley Alive With Caravan

~Krisu Chhetri~ Freezing cold Judgement falls like snow From the eaves of roofs Heart shivers with cold Thinley becomes salt And stands on the caravan of salt, Thinley barters pain with salt,

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Story : Status Quo

~Paramendra Bhagat~ He asked if I wanted coffee or tea, and I did not want either, so he started to talk about the weather, then he brought up some news. I was not particularly interested. I was into news myself, … Continue reading

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Poem : Smiling Death

~Abha Niraula~ She looks around, vast emptiness. she tastes the air, bitter sweetness. she laughs aloud, dying laughter. She screams out, Loud Silence.

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Story : The Blockade

~Sushma Joshi~ The blockade started quietly enough, on a rainy day in mid-March. It was the first rain of the year. People breathed in the smell of wet earth as if it was a long-forgotten blessing. In the bushes, the … Continue reading

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Essay : Uniqueness in the Modernist Nepali Literary Discourse

~Abhi Subedi~ Introduction This paper focuses on one important aspect of Nepali literature noticed in the writings of the sixties and seventies. The writings under review can be called modernist by using the occidental nomenclature for writings that satisfy certain … Continue reading

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Story : WAYWARD BAHUN (Bigrayko Bahun)

~Rupnarayan Sinha~ That day, in order to attend to an urgent work, I had to reach Rameychap at any cost. It was the month of Shrawan and the rivers and rivulets were in spate. However, I had no alternative to … Continue reading

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Story : Unmaking

~Prawin Adhikari~ Binod couldn’t think straight anymore. He couldn’t decide if it was his negligence or an occult power that kept him from finishing Smriti’s portrait. He could paint fine; there was nothing lacking in the thought and skill he … Continue reading

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Memoir : My Grandfather

~Rigzin Dekhang~ My grandfather is a lively character, full of life but still carries his hatred of the Chinese. On the first night of Losar, he was seen singing and dancing with the younger folks around a bonfire.

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Story : Momo Junction

~Paramendra Bhagat~ The latecomers went straight for the kill, those whose appetites had been whetted by a few rounds of servings competed; in the semi-dark it was a strain to reckon faces. Newcomers and veterans mingled. The apartment complex had … Continue reading

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Poem : Grasshopper’s Mustaches, Sounds & Furies in Sand-Valley

~Ram Prasad Prasain~ Before turning innocent smiles into voices Greenery looks yellowish today Where life starts mutability The echoes from dense Vrindha vana Reverberates from caves to caves, Eden to Eden, and times to times With reconcile provocation Of happiness … Continue reading

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