November 30, 2020


Pranab Ghosh



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Poem

Love's Memory Lost (2018-10-22) poem unrhymed

Pranab Ghosh is a journalist, poet, author and translator.

Vision of the World (2018-11-19) poem unrhymed

"...In the glow I could see the burning desire of our times..."

If illusion were real (2018-12-17) poem unrhymed

"...Is she standing there..."

Save My Soul: An Existential Crisis (2019-03-18) poem unrhymed

"...waves breaking on the shores, where time stood still..."

Save My Job: An Existential Crisis (2019-04-15) poem unrhymed

"...Existence gets out of control..."

Save My Marriage: An Existential Crisis (2019-05-20) poem unrhymed

"...Why did you have to go?..."

Sudden Loss (2019-08-19) cover story poem unrhymed

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Game of Life! (2019-08-26) poem unrhymed

"...where the poor struggle to survive as the rich explore life..."

Paying Off Life's Debts (2019-09-30) poem unrhymed

"...to bake the handmade bread to douse the fire in their bellies..."

Breaking Waves (2019-10-28) poem unrhymed

"... You are taken aback as you see reflections..."

Farmer Dead (2019-11-04) poem unrhymed

"He tilled his land, Fed family of four..."

Teacher Mourned (2019-11-25) poem unrhymed

" The man who taught, The heart that cared..."

Darkness (2020-01-27) poem unrhymed

"...Their heart in fear of Dark repercussion..."

After he lost his soul (2020-03-02) prose poem unrhymed

"...And now I stand in the darkness asking everyone passing by..."

When Will the Deer Revolt? (2020-03-30) poem unrhymed

"...And from all four directions began their run..."

Oasis (2020-04-20) poem unrhymed

"...I repented for not Being able to recognize her..."

What Progress? (2020-04-27) poem unrhymed

"...Set in order the breaking ECOLOGY of the world..."

Last Sleep (2020-05-11) poem unrhymed current events

What Knight in Shining Armor! (2020-05-18) poem unrhymed

"Knight in Shining Armor" -- first in a series of poems. "...A shadowy figure as pale as the breeze..."

Fallen Valor (2020-05-25) poem unrhymed

"...You gave away your integrity..."

Betrayed Cause (2020-06-01) poem unrhymed

"Knight in shining armor! The message that You brought, even the pigeons did ages before..."

Prelude to the Newest Love Song (2020-06-08) poem unrhymed

"...There was a bonding. Words united us..."

Rape of the Truth (2020-06-22) poem unrhymed

"...Knight in shining armor! You betrayed A nation, a race, a faith..."

You Are Responsible! Knight in Shining Armor (2020-07-06) poem unrhymed

"...Knight in shining armor! How could you?..."

Sigh for an Answer! (2020-07-20) poem unrhymed

"...Knight in shining armor! Was that Expected of you..."

Tumultuous Love! (2020-08-03) poem unrhymed

"From the core of my existence comes out the sigh..."

Krishna Consciousness in Holi Times (2020-08-17) poem unrhymed

"Gulal" is a Hindi word. It is colored powder with which one smears the other during Holi, the Festival of Colors.

Lost Love! (2020-08-31) poem unrhymed

"...Her mind sinks deep into The heart of someone else..."

Pleasure Pain Therapy (2020-09-14) poem unrhymed

"...Pain coils up from the heart...

Blood Tears (2020-09-28) poem unrhymed

"...tears will freeze And become pearls..."

Rape of an Identity (2020-10-05) editorial poem

"The Wednesday, September 30, edition of 'The Times of India,' front-paged the story titled, "Gang-raped and tortured, Dalit teen dies after 15-day battle."

Death (2020-10-12) poem unrhymed

"...Gnaws at the walls of Decorum, propriety..."

Rebirth of Civilization (2020-10-26) poem unrhymed

"...That MEMORY That MYSTERY..."

Forgetful Love (2020-11-09) poem unrhymed

"...I remember that twilight where The path turned left..."

A Memory Called Love (2020-11-23) poem unrhymed

"...the wave that washes The shore of all its memories..."


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Essay

An Existential Tale of Childhood (2019-12-16) cover story essay

A boy, Victor, in the turbulent times of the late 1970s, has his life shaped by the politics and culture of Bengal.

An Existential Tale of Childhood 2 (2019-12-23) essay

Victor's father has tried to instill in Victor the value of human life. Now can he do the same with a love of knowledge?

An Existential Tale of Childhood 3 (2019-12-30) essay

Victor has successfully made his transition to being a boy in school. Life was simple when his contacts were just with his family, but the classroom is a constellation of experiences...

An Existential Tale of Childhood 4 (2020-01-06) essay

Victor has learned that people are willing to help in adversity, but that some others will take advantage of someone who is meek. Learning how to react to those bullies is important...

An Existential Tale of Childhood 5 (2020-01-13) essay

As children, we are expected to learn the lessons that will serve us in adulthood. But perhaps the important lessons are found in the childhood itself...

Corona: The Other Face of Death (2020-03-23) essay corona

"Corona virus has ruined many families world over. Thousands have fallen prey to this newest killer in a rogue world..."

What Corona Has Done to Our Times! (2020-04-13) essay pandemic

All over the world...


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Pranab Ghosh
Pranab Ghosh


Pranab Ghosh is a journalist, poet, author and translator. He has three published books to his credit. Air and Age (co-author; published from Kolkata), Soul Searching and Other Poems (first solo book of poems, published from Toronto) and Bougainvillea And Other Stories, a book of short stories in English, translated from the Bengali original. His poems have been published in Tuck Magazine, Harbinger Asylum, Literature Studio Review, Scarlet Leaf Review, Leaves of Ink, Weasel Press, Dissident Voice, Spillwords, Visual Verse, The Piker Press, Setu Magazine and Hans India among others. He is married and at present is staying in Vijayawada, India.



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