March 30, 2020
"Controversy Makes Fools of Us All"


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..."


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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..."


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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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