Bibek Adhikari

Adhikari is a poet and critic based in Kathmandu.

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In bits and pieces

When trapped in the house for months, little things in life preserve your sanity, like a flock of pigeons and their gentle cooing.

Kanchha Maharani: Gained in translation

Saguna Shah’s elegant translation of The Other Queen, written by Sheeba Shah, not only renders the novel an authentic quality but also makes the otherwise jittery read of the original text a pleasant one.

Same old, same old

Here it starts again, every October, without reason or rhyme. Every act a mere repetition of what was done before; every speech a replica of what was said before.

In fragments

Whining and grunting, I yank myself out of bed. It is yet another morning, and I’m not in the mood to exist.

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