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Farzana's Latest Blogs

Apr.14.2014 - 1:45 am
To humanise violence is violence. Will drone operators sympathise with an artistic rendition in the form of a huge poster with a child's face placed in a field? What did the...
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Mar.31.2014 - 1:57 am
No knock at the entrance. It was a small voice. Meow. Just once. I repeated it. Heard it again. Repeat. Loop. We began to echo each other. The meow was so persistent, so small,...
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Mar.27.2014 - 12:49 pm
If you have not walked down that street, stop spraying near every lamppost. Those commenting on how others decide to term their personal lives is the stuff of gossip, and does...
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Mar.20.2014 - 2:32 am
It is cold. Here. Everywhere. The walls are damp, but not leaking. Frozen? Frozen desserts. Frozen cuts. Frozen images. Frozen moments. Frozen memories. Frozen mortuaries. Frozen...
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Comments from Farzana

Mar.11.2014 - 5:52 am
In response to: A Translator's Point of View*
Not slaves of two masters, Katherine. It is more like an experienced tourist guide who embellishes the monument by...
Mar.11.2014 - 5:36 am
In response to: A Pearl Through Burnt Glass
Rosy: A bit late, but never too late to appreciate this fine poem. To begin with, I have seen Constable's works and it...
Mar.11.2014 - 5:24 am
In response to: Ersatz Fidelis
He never found his own life again. Harrison, had I not read your response to Rosy (indeed, a marvellous comment), I'd...
Mar.11.2014 - 5:11 am
In response to: Looking Inward: The Writing Process Blog Tour
Anything with 'writing process' puts me off. Discipline is quite another thing. And, obviously, you are disciplined...
Mar.11.2014 - 4:54 am
In response to: Crying on the outside
...the trajectory of tragedy is played out (acted out?) in so many clownish - but not clown - situations. Politics, for...

Published Reviews

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Published by The Other Side
Farzana Versey is a well-known, independent minded and rather spunky writer whose introverted public personality camouflages a healthy irreverence in her writings for many of the...