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Front Pagearrow RMG workers resume agitation
Different labour organisations launched agitation programmes in the capital and other adjacent areas as the three-month deadline for fixing the minimum wage for garment workers ended Thursday withoutany
 arrow PM trying to influence army, alleges AL
The Awami League Central Working Committee (ALCWC) has alleged that Prime Minister Khaleda Zia is exercising extra-constitutional powers by giving guidelines to the army about its role in the next election.
 arrow 28 on Cox's Bazar land grabbers' list
The Chittagong Coastal Forest Department has published a list of 28 land grabbers featuring some local union parishad (UP) chairmen and political leaders, and sought the administration's interventionin
 arrow Appointment of new EC seen as pressure tactics
The appointment of a new election commissioner is meant to keep pressure on Awami Legue (AL)-led 14-party opposition coalition while an influential section of the government is currently planning to appoint
 arrow 14-party to lay siege to EC on Sept 6, PMO Sept 12
The 14-party opposition combine will lay siege to the Election Commission (EC) Secretariat on September 6 and the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on September 12, seeking to force the ruling alliance to
 arrow BSF, BDR trade fire in Satkhira
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) fired on two camps of Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) in sadar and Kalaroa upazilas early yesterday, triggering fresh tension across the border between the two countries.
 arrow 14-party sees a series of major challenges ahead
Awami League (AL)-led 14-party opposition coalition sees politicisation of the administration, violence by militants, possible attacks on its leaders and candidates, and armed forces' role as major challenges
 arrow Khulna factions hold separate programmes
Two feuding factions of Khulna BNP held two separate rallies and processions in the city yesterday afternoon on the occasion of the 28th founding anniversary of the party.
 arrow Ahab to float 'Insaf', contest next election
Ahle Hadith Andolon Bangladesh (Ahab) will soon float a new political party styled 'Insaf' and field candidates to contest the next general election from at least 65 constituencies that are widely considered
 arrow 4 bullet-hit as shop owners at Fulbaria clash
Twenty-five people were injured, four by bullets, in a clash between two groups of shop owners at Fulbaria near Gulistan in the city yesterday.
 arrow Criminal killed in Bagerhat 'shootout'
A notorious robber of the Sundarbans was killed in an encounter between members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and his accomplices at West Bisharighata under Morrelganj Police Station of Bagerhat district
 arrow Tehran won't give up an iota of its nuclear rights
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a curt message to global powers yesterday vowing Iran "will not give up one iota" of its nuclear rights, in the first official reaction to a critical International Atomic
 arrow 29 die in Iran air disaster, 148 survive
Twenty-nine people were killed yesterday when an Iranian airliner caught fire after landing in the northeastern city of Mashhad, Iran's civil aviation chief said, lowering earlier reports of up to 80dead.
 arrow Regional dialogue in Tangail today
The 14th regional dialogue on "National Election 2007: Civil Society Initiative for Accountable Development" will be held in Tangail today.
 arrow Tribute to Zia on BNP founding anniversary
BNP leaders and workers yesterday paid rich tributes to late president Ziaur Rahman by placing wreaths at his grave to mark the 28th founding anniversary of the party.
 arrow UK anti-terror police probing 'thousands' of suspects
British police are currently trying to monitor "thousands" of potential security suspects, the head of the anti-terrorism unit at London's Metropolitan Police said in an interview to be broadcast Sunday.
 arrow Abandoned Nigerian boy in custody of HC official
The Nigerian boy who was found abandoned at the Zia International Airport (ZIA) on July 23 was handed over to an official of the Nigerian High Commission in New Delhi yesterday.
 arrow Dhaka should protect foreign investment
The British High Commission here yesterday said Bangladesh should encourage and protect foreign investment that is in the interest of this country.
 arrow Family to appeal against verdict if JMB chief allows
If Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) chief Shaikh Abdur Rahman permits, his family will appeal against the High Court verdict that confirmed death sentence to seven JMB kingpins including the chief
 arrow Suspect handed over to police in Manda
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) handed over arrested outlaw Firoz alias Farhad, a suspect in the recent murder of four policemen and a Jubo Dal leader in Naogaon, to Manda police yesterday.
 arrow Taxi cab blows up while refuelling
A compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station caught fire at Mirpur as a CNG-run taxi blew up while refuelling early yesterday injuring two people.
 arrow 2 criminals held, arms recovered
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two listed criminals in the city's Lalmatia and New Eskaton areas on Thursday night and recovered a revolver and three bullets from their possession.
 arrow Fears of Shia reprisals after Iraqi bloodbath
Iraqis gathered for weekly prayers yesterday fearing violent reprisals after a spate of attacks on mainly Shia areas of the capital killed 67 civilians and raised already sky-high tensions.
 arrow Syria to respect arms embargo against Hezbollah: Annan
UN chief Kofi Annan said yesterday he has won a Syrian pledge to respect an arms embargo against militant group Hezbollah, on the latest leg of a Middle East tour aimed at shoring up a truce in Lebanon.
Businessarrow Govt mulls action against errant insurance firms
The government mulls stringent measures against some insurance companies, which have failed to comply with corporate rules.
 arrow 3-day Batexpo to begin Sept 21
A three-day exposition of Bangladesh apparel and textile products will begin in the capital on September 21 with the organisers expecting substantial numbers of foreign buyers and representatives of leading
 arrow IMF calls for more forceful reform measures on yuan
Beijing should take more forceful measures to allow greater flexibility in the value of the yuan and its forex regime, a move which would benefit both China and the world, the International Monetary Fund
 arrow Steady flow of foreign capital into Asean
Discard the perception that all of Asia is losing foreign investments to China.
 arrow India sustains $1.2b trade deficit in 7 months
India sustained a trade deficit of 1.2 billion US dollars during the first seven months of the year while the bilateral trade volume has touched 13.
 arrow Vietnam protests proposed EU anti-dumping duties on shoes
Vietnam rejected again Friday a European Commission (EC) proposal to levy 10 percent anti-dumping duties on imports of Vietnamese shoes, reducing current emergency levies.
 arrow Tata plans to enter Russian market with diverse products
As part of its global growth strategy, India's largest automaker Tata Motors are planning to enter the Russian market with diverse range of its products.
 arrow Bangladesh trade show in Siliguri from today
Bangladesh's first trade fair in India's tourist-town Siliguri gets off to a festive start today to showcase a wide range of products, including the country's famous hilsa fish.
 arrow Mahbub Jamil vice president of Singer Corp
Mahbub Jamil has become vice president of Singer Corporation, says a press release.
Stephen H Goodman, chairman, president and CEO, has made this announcement from New York.

 arrow UAE to host major oil confce in Nov
More than 1,000 major oil and gas companies from some 50 countries will take part in an international energy exhibition in Abu Dhabi in November, the official WAM news agency said Friday.
 arrow Keari Tours launches yacht service in Rangamati
Keari Tours and Services, a sister concern of Keari Limited, on Thursday launched a yacht service in Rangamati in a bid to promote tourism in the hill district.
 arrow IMF agrees to give bigger say to developing countries
IMF directors have agreed to overhaul the institution to give more influence to developing countries including China, reflecting the shifting balance of power in the global economy.
 arrow Global economy needs boost: UN
Japan and Germany are failing to stimulate the world economy, leaving the United States with the difficult burden of generating enough demand for goods and services to sustain growth around the world,
 arrow Islami Bank declares 25pc stock dividend
Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd has declared a 25 per cent stock dividend for its shareholders for the year 2005.
 arrow Weekly Currency Roundup
August 27-August 31, 2006
Local FX Market
Demand for US dollar was stable in throughout the week and USD fell slightly against Bangladeshi taka.

Sportsarrow Football: Parvez powers N'ganj to final
Abdullah Parvez took Narayanganj to the final of the Jubok Phone National Football Championship as his 12th minute strike helped the holders' edge past star-studded hosts in the second semifinal at the
 arrow Cricket: Only the beginning
Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar warned England on Friday that he will get faster and stronger after making a three-wicket return following a six-month absence from one-day international cricket.
 arrow Cricket: Academy play final ODI today
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) National Academy will play their third and final one-day match against the Pakistan Cricket Academy at the Bagh-e-Jinnah Stadium in Lahore today.
 arrow Cricket: Second ODI today
Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer believes his side are more determined as a result of the ball-tampering row which threatened to end their tour of England.
 arrow Football: DC Cup final today
The first DC Cup football tournament will see its finale today at the Khagrachhari Stadium when the hosts take on surprise package Dighinala.
 arrow Cricket: Sourav hurt but not out
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly said on Friday he was hurt at his continued exclusion from the team and insisted he was good enough to play international cricket.
 arrow Tennis: Agassi fights to live another day
Andre Agassi wasn't ready to take his final bow. It would probably hurt too much anyway.
 arrow Tennis: Sania crashes out
Sania Mirza flattered to deceive once again as she bowed out of the US Open women's singles with a three-set loss to Fransesco Schiavone of Italy in the second round on Thursday.
 arrow Cricket: Inzy confident of clearance
Pakistan captain Inzamamul Haq is confident his team will be cleared of ball tampering charges he described as concocted and unjustified.
 arrow Football: Qualifiers kick off today
Italy will be hoping to mark their World Cup success in July by giving their fans more to celebrate in their opening Euro 2008 qualifier against Lithuania in Naples on Saturday.
 arrow Football: Coaches call for rule changes
Top European coaches called on UEFA to change key rules during a meeting here on Friday.
 arrow Football: Lampard to resume spot-kick duties
Frank Lampard has announced he is ready to resume penalty duties for England after putting his World Cup misery behind him.
 arrow Football: Cole-Gallas switch allegiances
England defender Ashley Cole moved from Arsenal to Chelsea on Thursday with French defender William Gallas moving in the opposite direction to bring to an end one of English soccer's most protracted transfer
 arrow Football: Totti to return next year
Francesco Totti said Friday he will make an international comeback in 2007.
The Italian playmaker indicated he would retire from the international scene after his country's World Cup victory in July.

 arrow Football: Friedrich relief for Loew
Hertha Berlin defender Arne Friedrich is fit for Germany's Euro 2008 qualifier against Ireland on Saturday after recovering from illness, coach Joachim Loew said Friday.
 arrow Football: Italy squad expanded
Italy coach Roberto Donadoni on Friday added Gennaro Del Vecchio and Angelo Palombo to his squad for the first two matches of the world champions' Euro 2008 group B qualifying campaign.
 arrow Football: Platini drops TV job
Former France coach and captain Michel Platini announced Friday he was standing down as consultant with cable channel Canal Plus to concentrate on his UEFA presidency bid.
 arrow Football: Corinthians dream in tatters
In late 2004, a London-based group called Media Sports Investment (MSI) signed a multimillion-dollar partnership deal with Corinthians promising to turn Brazil's second-most popular club into the pride
 arrow Cricket: Boje, Gibbs available for India
South Africa batsman Herschelle Gibbs and bowler Nicky Boje have made themselves available to play in the Champions Trophy tournament in India starting next month.
 arrow Cricket: Strauss issues time alert
England captain Andrew Strauss has conceded that with next year's World Cup on the horizon his side does not have long left to find a winning formula in one-day cricket.
 arrow Football: Juventus drop legal action
Juventus, who were relegated to Serie B and given a 17-point penalty for match-fixing, on Thursday dropped their planned civil court action against the Italian football federation (FIGC).
 arrow Football: Reyes-Baptista in loan swap move
Real Madrid on Thursday agreed to a one-year loan swap deal involving them securing the services of Arsenal's Spanish international winger Jose Antonio Reyes with Brazilian midfielder Julio Baptista going
 arrow Football: Hammers hail Argentine coup
West Ham were on Friday glowing in the satisfaction of beating a host of top clubs across Europe to sign Argentina aces Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano from Corinthians.
 arrow Football: Parreira salary creates discontent
New South Africa coach Carlos Alberto Parreira arrived here Friday against a background of media fury over his 1.8-million-rand (about 250,000 dollars) salary.
 arrow Football: Inter deny Real swap
No swap deal between Inter Milan and Real Madrid concerning Adriano and Ronaldo would be taking place said an official of the Italian club, ANSA news agency reported on Thursday.
 arrow Football: Deportivo release Tristan, Scaloni
Former Spain striker Diego Tristan and Argentina midfielder Lionel Scaloni have been released from their contracts with Deportivo La Coruna.
 arrow Football: Kranjcar joins Portsmouth
Hajduk Split's Croatia midfielder Niko Kranjcar on Thursday joined English Premiership side Portsmouth on a 4.5 million euro (5.8m dollars) four-year deal.
 arrow Football: Cygan moves to Villarreal
French defender Pascal Cygan on Thursday left English side Arsenal to sign for Villarreal in Spain on a two-year contract, the Spanish club saiid.
 arrow Cricket: India preparing at 'ideas camp'
India's preparations for next year's World Cup in the West Indies have begun in earnest with a novel training camp, vice-captain Virender Sehwag said on Thursday.
 arrow Hockey: Wanderers, Wari keep winning
Dhaka Wanderers Club blanked Combined Sporting Club 3-0 in the Green Delta Insurance First Division Hockey League at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium yesterday.
 arrow Football: Sheikh Russell football meet kicks off
Bahadur Bazar Club put five past a hapless Mission Road Sporting Club in the opening match of the Sheikh Russell Memorial Gold Cup football tournament at the Dinajpur Gor-e-Shaheed Boro Maidan yesterday.
 arrow Tennis: Open Secrets
Vania King hoped fans would hear from her at the US Open. They did, on and off the court.
 arrow Cricket: Aussies talk up Eng chances
Australia's top cricketers are preparing for a battle royale against England when the Ashes series starts Down Under in November.
 arrow Cricket: No jackpot
Plans for a $5m winner-takes-all match in the Caribbean have been shelved because of a scheduling conflict.
 arrow Cricket: 'Unseen tampering possible'
Sanjay Manjrekar, the former Indian batsman, has said that ball-tampering can be done without being caught on any of the numerous television cameras.
 arrow Cricket: Twice better: McGrath
Australia are twice the team they were when losing the Ashes last year and are ready to wrest back the urn from England, according to Glenn McGrath.
Metropolitanarrow 8 die, 60 hurt in road accidents
At least eight people were killed and 60 injured in separate road accidents in Sirajganj, Faridpur and Rajbari on Thursday night and yesterday.
 arrow Man like Osmani need of hour
A democratic society will not be established unless honest and patriotic people are elected in the upcoming general election, said the speakers at a discussion.
 arrow Move to provide selection grade for diploma pharmacists
The finance ministry has taken an initiative to provide selection grade for diploma pharmacists under the health ministry, although a case regarding the issue is pending with the administrative tribunal.
 arrow 36 killed by law enforcers in Aug
A total of 36 people were killed across the country by law enforcement agencies in the previous month, a report of Adhikar based on newspaper analysis reveals yesterday.
 arrow Journos can help make local govt stronger
Speakers at a daylong workshop here on Thursday said journalists can play a vital role in establishing democracy at grassroots by making the local government stronger.
 arrow Domestic wastewater can be turned into fertiliser
Domestic wastewater can be turned into fertiliser through extracting 90 per cent of phosphate from it.
 arrow Follow Cambodia in collecting evidences
Bangladesh should follow Cambodia in collecting evidences of brutal activities by the war criminals to put them under trial, said the speakers at a programme yesterday.
 arrow Hasina to visit Phulbari on Monday
Leader of the Opposition Sheikh Hasina will visit Phulbari in Dinajpur on Monday, an Awami League press release said yesterday.
 arrow Victims still wait for relief
Two sisters, Hawa Begum, 40, and Aysha Begum, 38, were standing with a blank look in front of one of the relief collection points on Basila Road in Mohammadpur yesterday as the victims of Basila slumfire
 arrow EIU sees it as a blow to foreign investment prospects
The Bangladesh government appears to have denied permission for a US$1bn-plus open-pit coal mine in Phulbari in response to violent protests over the proposed project, says Economist Intelligence Unit
 arrow Death of Bangladeshi peacekeepers condoled
Coalition of Local NGOs, Bangladesh (CLNB) yesterday held a condolence meeting followed by a mourning procession at Muktangan in the city in memory of the six Bangladeshi peacekeepers who were killedin
 arrow 1 killed in Jhenidah clash
A man was killed and five others were injured in a clash between two rival groups over transaction of money at Pabahati in Jhenidah municipal area yesterday.
 arrow Osmani didn't compromise on democracy: Dr Moyeen
Science and Information and Communication Technology Minister Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan yesterday said people would remember Commander-in-Chief of the Liberation Forces General MAG Osmani for his contributions
 arrow Pregnant woman dies in Khulna clinic
A pregnant woman died due to alleged wrong treatment at a clinic in Khulna city on Thursday afternoon.
 arrow CU Persian Dept activities suspended
Chittagong University (CU) authorities have suspended all academic activities of the Department of Persian Language and Literature for a year due to shortage of teachers.
 arrow 2 get life for raping minor girl
A court here on Thursday sentenced two people to life imprisonment for raping a minor girl.
The convicts are Hafez Bokaul and Alam Sheikh of Ibrahimpur village under Sadar upazila.

Nationalarrow Mudslinging in Magura BNP on founding day
Intra-party feud in Magura district BNP took a new turn yesterday as two rival factions brought out separate processions and held discussions meetings in the town in observance of the party's founding
 arrow 'Deprived' leaders demand dissolution of new committee
A section of Awami League leaders and workers continued their protest against the newly formed 71-member distict committee for the second day on Thursday, widening the intra-party feud over leadersip.
 arrow Whip Ashraf to announce next step at tomorrow's rally
BNP Whip Ashraf Hossain has said he is form on his observation about 'undemocratic activities' in the party hierarchy, disrespecting seniors.
 arrow Special prayers, rally held in Phulbari
Special prayers were held at all mosques, temple and churches in Phulbari in Dinajpur yesterday for those killed in the August 26 fire by law enforcers during demonstrations opposing the coal mine project.
 arrow 4 JMB cadres get life
Four militants of Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) were sentenced to life term rigorous imprisonment (RI) by a special tribunal here for their involvement in August 17 serial blasts in Gaibandhatown
 arrow Workshop on TB held
TB (tuberculosis) germs become drug resistant if a patient gives a gap in taking medicine before competing the course.
Point-Counterpointarrow The physics of consent and the premonitions
POLITICAL thinkers are of the considered opinion that in terms of a hierarchy of constitutional rights, the right to vote should be placed at the top of the list because it concerns the right to fullpolitical
 arrow Morality in politics
POLITICS as an area of study is concerned with enriching knowledge and understanding of government and society.
 arrow Growth and development of parliamentary government
NOTWITHSTANDING the reintroduction of constitutional order with distinctive features of parliamentary system of government in 1991, the operation of its political and constitutional process in Bangladesh
 arrow Begum Noor Jehan Murshid
SHE was a ray of sunshine and the centre of our universe. Ever patient and understanding, she was aware of all our needs, even before we could articulate them.
Culturearrow An evening of accolades
One of the biggest cultural events of this year, Citycell-Channel i Music Award 2005 was held at Bangladesh-China Friendship Conference Centre on August 31.
 arrow Preparation of up-coming Lalon devotees
A visitor to the Chhewria Lalon's Akhra, now known as Lalon Academy Complex, is likely to encounter a group of young ones playing the ektara and singing Lalon songs with the elderly fakirs.
 arrow Film posters aglow with spirit
A film poster exhibition, dedicated to the anniversary of diplomatic relationship between Bangladesh and Russia, is being held at the Russian Cultural Centre.
Internationalarrow EU calls for diplomacy to end Iran's nuke deadlock
The European Union expressed determination yesterday to keep dialogue open with Iran amid rising calls for sanctions after the Islamic republic refused to suspend its nuclear activities.
 arrow Lanka mounts offensive for key rebel territory
Sri Lanka's army mounted an offensive to capture rebel-held territory south of the strategic northeastern harbour of Trincomalee yesterday.
 arrow Slapping sanctions on Iran face rough ride
The international community is moving towards sanctioning Iran for its disputed atomic program but seems to have ever decreasing leverage to halt Tehran's nuclear ambitions, diplomats and analysts said
 arrow Donors pledge $940m
International donors pledged more than $940 million on Thursday for war-torn Lebanon's immediate relief efforts, nearly double the target amount.
 arrow Blair defiant over departure date
British Prime Minister Tony Blair called for an end to speculation about when he will leave office, sparking renewed calls yesterday for a departure timetable from critics within his party.
 arrow Cracks in Israel coalition over Lebanon war
Cracks emerged yesterday in Israel's coalition government over the Lebanon war, as Defence Minister Amir Peretz demanded a full-scale inquiry, putting himself at odds with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
 arrow Merkel tops Rice as most powerful woman
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has unseated US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as the world's most powerful woman, according to a new ranking by Forbes magazine.
 arrow Slain Baluch leader gets lonely burial
Pakistan's nationalist leader was quietly laid to rest yesterday six days after he was killed in a military offensive, with the speedy burial sparking an outcry from his relatives.
 arrow Dams worsen north Indian floods
Soldiers were called out on Thursday to rescue thousands of marooned villagers in Uttar Pradesh after water was released from dams in neighbouring Nepal.
 arrow Lockheed Martin to build moon-bound spaceship
Nasa named Thursday a consortium led by US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. to design and build a new spacecraft that will take astronauts back to the moon.
 arrow Philippines peace process fails to ring changes
Manila's church bells pealed yesterday to usher in "national peace consciousness month" -- an event that rings hollow for conflict-stricken communities in the southern Philippines.
 arrow Heat, drought take rising toll on SW China
The worst drought to hit southwest China in more than a century is spreading to neighbouring provinces with temperatures reaching record highs, state media said yesterday.
 arrow Sri Lankans flee horror for poverty and safety in India
Fisherman Chinnathambi Ravikumar was returning home from a fishing trip when a sea-battle broke out between the Sri Lankan navy and Tamil Tiger rebels.
 arrow Bush rejects call for Iraq withdrawal
US President George W. Bush on Thursday predicted an apocalyptic future if the United States hastily quits Iraq, and warned Iran would pay a price for not freezing sensitive nuclear work.
 arrow Russia rejects Iran sanctions
Iran said yesterday that a nuclear standoff with the West could only be settled through negotiation while Russia called imposing punitive sanctions on Tehran for not ending sensitive atomic work a dead
Editorialarrow Editorial: Mounting violence in Iraq
We have written on Iraq on a number of occasions in this column, but every time we wrote we hoped to write something better, something positive next time that would come as a breath of fresh air.
 arrow Editorial: A public interest ruling
Taking cognisance of a Janakantha report under the title "no whereabouts of the youth for four days after arrest ...
 arrow Is Britain tired of its multiculturalist mantra?
RECENT events in Britain have pushed questions on increased immigration and multiculturalism to the forefront.
 arrow Only through dialogue
I HAD the privilege of meeting Akbar Khan Bugti, the slain Baloch leader, after the birth of Bangladesh and before the Shimla conference.
 arrow A policy for foreign investment should be in force
WHEN investors from abroad come to invest in a foreign country, obviously their goal is to make profit and repatriate it. The investors do not come to do any favour to the country receiving foreign investment.
StarTecharrow One laptop per child
We have known about the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) of the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Media labs and their revolutionary $100 laptops for a while now.
 arrow Local writer's work complements ACMICPC
With the evolution and development of the information and communication technology (ICT) throughout the world focusing more on the making of a 'World IT Village', programming contests are becoming animperative
 arrow Kingston delivers style and functionality with Mini Fun
Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
 arrow Entertaible

Literaturearrow Ghost Alley* -Part I
Late at night, Qismat sneaks into their house on Bhooter Golley.
 arrow London, Ian Jack and Granta magazine
"Can you come in on Friday morning at ten am?" Ian Jack, editor of Granta, had emailed me on July 11. The address: Hanover Yard, Noel Road, behind the Queen's Pub.
 arrow Descent
Many times have I tumbled over backwards, gotten up, in the mud
Huffed-puffed, dusted myself down, a broken-ribbed umbrella
Mended-patched, stood up to again be held in some soft hand
A wet fist,

 arrow Poem
Let's look inside
One last time
For the hurricane light
And the aftertaste
of a sloppy night
Words lend a hand
To crippled plots that demand
The last audience
How much for the

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