Aamader Bhombol becharar shoreer ta motei bhaalo naa. Chheleta jakhan-takhan asukhe bhoge. Aar asukh gulo-o emon paji, ese jote thik samay bujhei. E aajker byapaar noy, jakhan aamra school e poRtum, sei samay thekei.

Jemon dhoro, aamader sei ICSE’r samaye, aamra sabaai jakhan sara bochchhor dhore fele rakha practical project toiri korte himshim khachchhi, naake jole chokher jole abostha; bhombol takhan aashchorjyo rokom er cool! Byapaarta aar kichhui naa, pore shunlum, or chokher to khub power, taai o oto likhte paarchhe naa, or project sab kore dichchhe or baba!! Taa sei power niyei abashya Bhombol cinema, TV dekhe beRachchhe, ping-pong khelchhe, takhan or power ta temon disturb korchhe naa. Emonki nindukera eo bole gelo, Bhombol naaki gobheer rattire ghor andhokar kore TV te golmele cinemao dekhchhe, e katha Bhombol nijei kobul korechhe. Aamra dhortei chiRbiR kore uthlo, “na na…. ke bollo? Achchha abhut!! Na na… motei naa… achchha mushkil…”

Jaai hok, se sab din chole gechhe, ekhon Bhombol boRo hoye gechhe, antoto lukiye lukiye iye maarka cinema dekhar moton chhoto aar nei. Kintu asukh gulo emon paaji, chheletaar pechhon chhaaReni.

Ekhon, tomraa shunle khub du:kho paabe, Bhombol er spondylitis hoyechhe. Bhaar bowaa bilkul baaron. Emon abosthaa je traction nite hoy. Aamra sabaai jaar-por-nai du:khito. jakhan-i beRaate jaai, cheshtaa kori, Bhombolke jeno maal boite naa hoy. aamrai jototaa paari boye niye jawar cheshtaa kori. Bhombol goon-goon kore gaan gaaite gaaite aamader saamne saamne sabaai ke path dekhiye niye chole. aamra sherpa der moton jaai oke follow korte korte, jeebh baar kore haanfate haanfate!

ei to sedin, aamader ek bondhu’r biye holo- ta aamra sabbaai mile taake ekta vacuum cleaner gift korlum. jinista bhaalo holeo, ojone maal ta emon bhaari, boite dom haalka hoye jaay. taa setaake to bondhuke diye aste hobe. Raju bollo, “offff… e maairi kuli laagbe!” Jodu bolle, “duur, kolkatar modhye kuli kothaay paabi? eki rail station?” aami bollum, “pala kore boye niye jaabo, ki koraa jaabe?” Bhombol ghaaR unchu kore Canon er bigyapon e Sharapova ke dekhte dekhte bolle, “aamar kintu spondylitis!” taarpor jaa howaar taai holo, aamra konkrome setaake pouchhe dilum bondhur baaRi, Bhombol gelo chhaata dolaate dolaate.

ei obdhio thik chhilo, kintu du:kho pelum goto robbaar- chhobi tulte giyechhilum Howrah station e. dekhi Bhombol firchhe (apatoto Shantiniketan e theke o PhD korche). kaandhe iyaa ek kitbag. seta aamrai kaandhe tolbaar aage 25 baar chinta korbo! ekta kuli oke dekhte pelo; o aamake dekhte pawaar aagei, “kuli lagega babu?” Bhombol bichchhiri mukh kore bollo, “nahi nahi, hamara le jaane ke liye jotheshto kyapa hai!” Kuli biros mukh kore sore gelo, Bhombol anayase lomba lombaa paa fele egiye chollo dorjaar dike. eibaarei ami sei oitihaasik bhul ta korlum, oke daaklum, “kire o-o-o-i-i!” o aamake dekhte peyei ekgaal haslo, “kire tui!! o photography? baah great!” taarporei korun mukh kore bollo, “bag ta ektu ne naa re! ekta kulio pachchhi naa!” kichhu bojhbaar aar bolbaar aagei ter pelum aamar ekta kaandh 30 kilo ojoner bhaare jhule poRechhe!

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