Raaza Jamshed

Jolley Prize 2019 (Shortlisted): 'Miracle Windows'

Raaza Jamshed
Tuesday, 27 August 2019

The call of a bansuri rising to her window from the street below awakens Mehr. It is a crooked call; the initial notes, delicate and malleable, make all the right turns inside the hollow of a bamboo reed, but soon miss the swivel that all sounds must make to morph into melodies. The magic that happens between a human mouth and a ...

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