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.



Dabaav Aanu Naye – Tumhi

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

Isliye raah sangharsh ki hum chune

A song of struggle often used to rouse passion in oppressed groups during meetings and rallies, chiefly in Central and North India. This poem is penned by Prof. Anoop Vashisht. Below is a link to a video that shows renowned... Continue Reading →

Swami and Friends … an extract

By R K Narayan shared by Devika

Three Men in a Boat – Excerpt

An excerpt from Three Men in a Boat by Jerome  K. Jerome     There is something very strange and unaccountable about a tow-line. You roll it up with as much patience and care as you would take to fold up... Continue Reading →

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