बिचरा अँठिया केरा !

This article/story begins with a dusty picture that the narrator finds between the pages of a long forgotten book in his library. It turns out to be his own picture when he was a child holding a banana, an organic banana called Anthiya which one rarely finds these days. The article reflects on the benefits of bananas, their types and tastes while the narrator in the article worries about the loss of organic food these days in the context of genetically modified organic food.

समय-समाचार

एक्कासि मेरो एउटा तस्बिर फेला पर्यो। पुरानो, थोत्रो, दोब्रिएको, मान्छेका हातका चक्ररेखाहरुको डाम बसेको, मधुरो, धुलो। मेरा पुस्तकालयमा भएका किताबहरु मिलाउदा मिलाउदै मैले त्यो तस्बिर फेला पारेको थिए। मेरा बा दायाँ, मेरी आमा बायाँ, र म बिचमा | मेरा हातमा अँठिया केरा थियो, मेरा आँखा केहि रसिला देखिन्थे, सिंगानको धर्सो ओँठसम्म झरेको थियो । मेरा बा को कपाल ८० को दशकतिर त्यतिबेलाकै पुराना हिन्दि फिलिमका हिरोहरुको जस्तो थियो, कानै छोपिने गरि, पेन्ट त्यस्तै खुट्टाको गोलीगाठांनेर प्रशस्त फुकेको । त्यसैगरि मेरी आमा सारी चोलोमा थिइन् भने कपाल दुई चुल्ठी बनाएर बाटेकी थिइन् ।

This article/story begins with a dusty picture that the narrator finds between the pages of a long forgotten book in his library. It turns out to be his own picture when he was a child holding a banana, an organic banana called Anthiya which one rarely finds these days. The article reflects on the benefits of bananas, their…

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