The Shortest Blog Ever

The Shortest Blog Ever

Forgotten ____ Everything’s been said Poetry and all —   The rich have butlers and no friends And we have friends and no butlers…   Yet, nobody said The immigrant has no friends and no butlers   Well, correction… That’s unpoetry We just didn’t...
Our American Durga Puja

Our American Durga Puja

-2- This evening, my family and I came back from another community Durga Puja organized by a Bengali-Indian organization in New York. Once again, just like any other year, instead of feeling a part of an excitement and exuberance — trademark feelings Durga Puja...
This is Laughing Matter 2. Or is it?

This is Laughing Matter 2. Or is it?

-Laugh 2- Or, you don’t. It’s your choice. I’m going to tell you three of my own, honest-to-God, real-life, personal, New York City stories of live-together with racism and stereotype. Or, you can call it something else. It’s your choice. I...
The Non-Lessons of Nine-Eleven

The Non-Lessons of Nine-Eleven

-One- The Premise It’s a simple thought. In fact, it’s a very simple thought. I’ll tell you what it is. Just give me twenty…thirty seconds. The thing is, when I launched this blog some two weeks ago, I promised to my readers and friends, and...