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I am a girl from  a country in the heart of Asia. My family named me Farkhonda, which means beatific and auspicious. I am the oldest child; 12 years ago I was sent to school to learn to read and write. I read books...

Contributor: Farkhonda Rajabe
City: Mazar e Sharif
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You can lead a horse to water but you cannot make him drink.
(English Proverb) 

- Do you respect my rights?
- I do. The article was devoted to your rights...
- No--do you respect my...

Contributor: Alina Dadaeva
City: Tashkent
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The landscape of the Kyrgyz so-called written literature (in comparison with the-still existing oral tradition in poetry and epic genres) - of the late 1920s and early 1930s is a scene of dull and engaged writings....

Contributor: Jamby Dzhusubalieva
City: Bishkek
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Parallel to an angry road of hasty vehicles, lies Ardiya’s mumsha, its walking area. It is where Ardiya’s residents exercise. To the naked eye, the mumsha is a plain route with trees and light poles. Yet when one...

Contributor: Dhari Buyabes
City: Ardiya
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I was born in a remote village in the mountainous region of western Nepal. Until I grew up as a school boy in that remoteness and learnt that a bigger world existed beyond what I could see around, my entire...

Contributor: Amma Raj Joshi
City: Kathmandu
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There’s always an off-chance the hype is true
and the city of tomorrow unimaginably
close at hand: Flying cars, Robo-maids, Gleaming
towers strung with hyper-trains and skyways.

Or we could...

Contributor: Alvin Pang
City: Singapore
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My graduate training is in the field of creative writing, with a specialization in fiction. During the course of my graduate study, I produced fiction based that was based on Karachi and arose out of the conflicts of...

Contributor: Bilal Tanweer
City: Karachi
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This question would be better asked in Cairo, Baghdad, Beirut or Damascus or in any of the traditional capitols of Arab culture.. Or in Dubai, the new capitol of Arab culture.. the capital that initiated an...

Contributor: Khaled Khalifa
City: Damascus
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English writing in India is only a little over a hundred years old. It has been shaped by the cross-currents of history, cultures, mythology and modernism. Traders, travellers, dreamers and aggressors came,...

Contributor: Kavery Nambisan
City: Lonavla
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For the past ten years I have led a double life, for not only am I a writer I am also a publisher of English language books. Sri Lanka has two official languages: Sinhala and Tamil with English as the link language....

Contributor: Ameena Hussein
City: Colombo
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Parallel to an angry road of hasty vehicles, lies Ardiya’s mumsha, its walking area. It is where Ardiya’s residents exercise. To the naked eye, the mumsha is a plain route with trees and light poles. Yet when one...

Contributor: Dhari Buyabes
City: Ardiya
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Series: 100 Words, Stories

 

Between the predisposition to the Absolute, and the red walls of the labyrinth, the paths that lead to the meaning vary. And, whether the letter is a sword, a candlestick, or a wall-- the truth is farther...

Contributor: Naseer Hassan
City: Baghdad
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