The StoryBench

We are a community of people who share a love of the written word. We meet to read stories, poems, songs… around a decided theme. This blog is a repository for all that is shared in these meetings.



A bouquet of `Shers’

A collection of shers  that use tides, boat, boatsman, shore and other sea-side imagery and paint various shades of conflict...between persons, between the elements and man, between one's own different desires     Contributed by Chinmoy


Dabaav Aanu Naye – Tumhi

From the collection of Marathi poems `Navya Maansache Aagman' by Narayan Surve Contributed by Chinmoy

Mujhse Pehli Si Mohabbat Na Maang

This nazm is by the revolutionary poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz मुझसे पहली-सी मुहब्बत मिरे महबूब न मांग मैनें समझा था कि तू है तो दरख़शां है हयात तेरा ग़म है तो ग़मे-दहर का झगड़ा क्या है तेरी सूरत से है आलम... Continue Reading →

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