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.


Faiz Ahmed Faiz

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 →

The first time we met …

16 September, 2016 ..we were all a little unclear about how this would go. Tentative. Excited. We had, each of us, our pieces of paper - our selections for the day. Some more than others 😀 .. like Chinmay with... Continue Reading →

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