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Samsa’s Hair // Kafkaeaque story by Rahad Abir

One morning Samsa Roy woke up in bed and found himself completely bald. It was not a bald patch or bald spot. It was complete, clean baldness. Sleek, soapy, smooth. He ran a confused hand over his head back and forth. He felt nothing there. Not a single hair. He slept on his right side, as usual, with his right hand under his head. He wondered if he might be having that tormenting dream again. He had been having a recurring dream of going bald. He got so used to it that he began to believe it.
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Johnson Road nominated for the 2015 Best of the Net Anthology

My short story ''Johnson Road'' has been nominated for the 2015 Best of the Net Anthology (Sundress Press) http://http://bluelyrareview.com/nominations-awards/

Johnson Road // short story by Rahad Abir

He knew it was simply unfair to go out on a date with his student’s mom. It involved risk too. But he said yes when she asked him. He was confused and fascinated and lost. The relationship was about three months of old, mostly talking and texting over the phone. Every evening he visited her home to tutor the second grade boy, and she hardly ever seemed to take any opportunity to talk to him then.


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Excerpt from my forthcoming novel, published in the daily New Age

Excerpt from my forthcoming novel, published in the daily New Age http://newagebd.net/89472/him-and-her/