Ami Ekti Meye, amar naam mimi. Amar jonmer porpor jeta amake bola hoto ta chilo “Ei meye tar ma-baba dujoneri mukh khub ujjol korbe”. Hoyto sobai khub khusi hoyei kothagulo bolto. Kenona ektukro chader moto sundor futfute ekti shishu chilam ami,jar jonmo hoyesilo Eid er din Sukrobar. Ami ektu ektu kore boro hote laglam ar amar soundorjo aro prokash pete thaklo. Amar baba silo ekjon garment bebosayi. Dhaka, Narayangonj ar Gazipur a silo tar 15ti garments. Maa prothom dikey chakri korto air hostess hishebe Biman e. Kintu prem kore baba k biye korar por chakri chere dilo. Baba ato rojkar korto je mayer chakri korar kono dorkar chilo na. baba din rat khete rojkar korto ar sei takay ma bandhobider nie furti korto. Tobu babar e nie kono ovijog chilona. Borong bari thakle mayer choto khato kaj baba hasimukhe korto. Mayer jama kapor kacha ba juto poriskar baba sechchay korto, emonki saradin khete ese raateo. Ar ma tv dekhle baba chup chap mayer payer kache bose pa tipe jeto. Baba kano amon kore seta ami prothom dike bujhtam na. Amar kase mone hoto baba keno ato khete eseo mayer esob kaj kore day, ma to saradin kichui korena. sudhu sudhu baba ato khate kano? Amar daya hoto babar jonne. ! athocho maa to babake jor kore na. sob baba sechchay kore. Karo ki nijer ichchay ato khatte valo lagte pare? Bishesh kore jokhon arek jon kichu na kore payer opor pa die bose sei aram upovog korche tokhon? Ei rohosser kono somadhan petam na ami. Amar boyoser ar 10ta meyer tulonay ami silam nitantoy sorol, seta pore bujhechi ami. Tokhon amar boyos 11 par hoyese matro. Amader bashay 3jon kajer lok,2jon driver,1jon manager kaj korto. Kajer loker moddhe 1 jon chilo 16/17 bosor boyosi ekta meye,naam Sahana. Ami tokhono frok pori, Tokhono moner dik thekeo ami sisui. Tobe lokkho korechilam amader barir kajer meyedero onek somman deoa hoy cheleder tulonay . Ekdin dekhi Sahana amar room poriskar korte esechilo, baba oke kichu ekta bolte ghore dhuklo. Kotha sesh kore baba sahanar paye hat die pronam korlo ! ami tokhon toilet e chilam, dorjar fak die babake sahanake pronam korte dekhe obak hoye gelam. Pore sahanake jiggesh korechilam “baba tomake pronam kore kano?” sahana muchki hese bolechilo ,” ami meye, ar tomar baba purush, tai.” Amar khub aschorjo legechilo ei byaparta. Sudhu bujhechilam baki prithibir theke amader barite meyeder onek besi somman deoa hoy. Sahana tokhon raate amar room e thakto. Ek rate amar ghum majh rate venge gelo. Sahana tokhon ghume kada . Amar room thke baba mar room coridoor diye ektu vetorer dike. Ami room theke ber hoye mar kase ghumabo vebe mar room er dike egie gelam. Giye dorja alto kore dhakka diye room er vetor dhuklam. Alo jalano silo kintu room a keu ney. Mar dressing room ta baba bed room er motoi boro kore banyese,sekhane khub sundor r boro ekta devine o ase. Dressing room er dorjay dariye amar sara sorir diye ekta sihoron chole gelo! baba bedroom er mejhete suye ache chit hoye, ar ma babar buker opor ekta pa rekhe babake chabuk die marche !! Babar sara sorire mayer chabuk achre porche, babar sorirta kepe uthche. Tobu mayer vukrep nei, eki vabe babar sorire chabuk die aghat kore choleche. Majhe majhe jontronay kepe uthche babar sorir, 2 ,1 jaygay kete geche chabuker aghate. Babar mukhe ekta chhera kapor goja, tai ato jontrona sotteo baba chitkar korte parche na. ki amon aporadh koreche baba je ma evabe marche babake? Ektu pore ma chabukta chure fele die babar buke uthe daralo.mayer porone dami laal sari, paye ekta kalo 2 inchi heel juto pora. Ma heel juto pora dan pa ta tule babar mukhe lathi marte laglo ebar. Nak mukh, kopal kichui bad gelona, babar mukher sorbotro achre porte laglo tar bouer lathi. Ami ar sojjo korte parlam na, mayer opor khub rag hote laglo amar 12 bochorer soddo kishori mone. Chute gie maa ke ek dhakkay sorie dilam babar buker opor theke, tarpor babar pashe mejhete bose porlam,. Babar mukh theke kaporta ber kore babar mathay hat bolate bolate bollam, “ baba, tumi thik acho? Ma tomake evabe marche kano baba?” amake hothat evabe ghore dhukte dekhe ma baba dujonei obak hoye gelo. Ma hatugere mejhete bose porlo,amar mathay hat bolate bolate bollo, “tui ki vabchis ami tor babar opor rege gie marchi? Amio tor moto tor babake khub valobasi. Tor babake ami marchi karon tor baba amar haate mar khete khub valobase. ” Ami mayer hat sorie dilam amar matha theke, “tumi khub nisthur, tumi miththa bolcho.” Baba tokhon mejhete uthe boseche, amar dike takie baba bollo “tor ma sotti bolche,amar jamon tor mayer seba korte valo lage, temon e khub valo lage tor mayer haate mar khete. Tai majhe majhe amake tor ma evabe maare, amake khusi korar jonnei.” Ami obak hoye takie thaklam babar dike. Tarpor bollam, “mar khete valo lage?? Kano baba? Tumi maar ato seba koro kano? Kanoi ba kajer meyeder o pronam koro?” baba kichukhon chup kore thaklo, tarpor matha nichu kore bollo “ meyeder seba korte khub valo lage amar. Tui akhono choto achis,er besi tui kichu bujhte parbi na. arektu boro ho, toke sob bujhie bolbo ami.” ami obak hoye gelam babar kothay, kintu babar moner ei odvut ichcha kano hoy ta jante khub ichcha korchilo amar. Achcha, amio to meye, babar ki tobe amakeo pronam korte ichcha kore? Ichcha kore amaro seba korte? Moner agroho metate ami babake sorasori jiggasa kore fellam kothata. Baba matha nichu kore ghar narie ha bollo. Ma tokhon khater pashe rakha sofa te bose poreche. Sofa theke hat nere ma daklo amake. Ami gie mayer pashe boslam. Mayer opor ragta totokhone kete gieche amar, tar jaygay monke ghire dhoreche ek ojana jogoter bissoy, je jogot amar bandhobider mukhe sona nari purusher chirachorito jogot theke sompurno alada. Ma amar mathay haat bolate bolate babake bollo, “raju, mimi boro hochche. Ami jani tui mimike koto respect koris. Lojja pasna, 12 bochorer ekta meye hisabe mimio tar babar kache kichu respect asha kore.” Ami obak hoye dekhlam baba matha nichu kore 4 haat paye amar payer kache ese daralo, tarpor sashtange pronam korlo amake,amar payer opor matha rekhe. Ami bujhte parchilam na e ki hochche aj. Ami ki swapno dekhchi? Naki sotti amar nijer baba amar paye matha rekhe pronam korche amake? Baba amar nil choti pora pa duto nijer dui hater patay tule nilo, tarpor dui payer patay eker por ek chumbon korte laglo. Amar moner jabotio jontrona kete gechilo totokhone. Jodio nari purusher ei bikolpo jogot somporke ami tokhono jothestho ondhokare, tobu jibone prothom bar meye hoye jonmanor jonne amar gorbo hote laglo. Baba amar dan payer opor chumbon korte laglo, ar ami choti pora ba pa babar mathay bulie babake ador korte laglam. Ektu pore baba soja hoye suye amar choti pora pa duto mukher opor tule nilo. Tipte thaklo amar pa duto, jevabe mon die mayer pa tepe baba, thik sevabei. Ami babar mukhta nie khelte thaklam choti pora pa die ar ma babar buker opor pa rekhe amar mathay hat bulie amake ador korte laglo. Amar tokhon nijeke mone hochchilo kono debi ba rajkumari. Ektu pore oi abosthatei ghumie porlam ami, sofay bose, babar mukhe choti pora pa rekhe. Ar sokale ghum vangle dekhlam baba tokhono amar payer tolay suye aste aste amar pa tipe choleche !!!!!!

Erpor theke amake dekhlei baba amar paye matha rekhe pronam korto, samne jei thakuk na kano. Amar bandhobider samneo bohubar baba amake pronam korechilo, ora obak hoye dekhto amake babar pronam kora. Ami bolle baba amar bandhobider payeo matha thekie pronam korto,ora khub moja peto. Tobe baba bebsar kaje khub busy hoye uthechilo, barite khub kom e thakto. Ami 12 perie 13 bochore porlam, joto boro hochchilam toto aro besi sundori hoye uthchilam ami.
Sedin school theke ferar poth e hothat amar chachato vai Arafat er sathe dekha. Arafat vaia ektu shemla but darun manly & handsome chehara. Amar ey chacha dentist. Malibagh a tar ekta dental college ase. Arafat vaiao naki babar moto dentist hobe! Ami khub posondo kortam vaia ke. Soto belay kotodin amake kol a kore niye olokkhar tir a ghurye enesilo! Onek bar amake sishu park niye gesilo. Amader bashay elei amar jonno ekgada chocolate niye ashto. Shey vaia k dhanmondite dekhe ami gari theke matha ber kore chitkar kore daak dilam “Kala vaia”… Amar dak sune vaia amader garir kase ese bollo,”Ki re picchi soytan,kemon asish?” Ami hese bollam “valo vaia.” Vaia bollo or ssc porikkha sesh “tai vabchilo amader bari jabe, tarpor amader sathe kothao ghure asbe. Sune ami khub khusi holam. Vaia ke garite bosie ami amader barite nie elam. Majhe o nijer barite neme bag e kore kichu jama kapor nie elo.
Arafat vaia,ma, ar ami tinjone mile pordin vor a raona dilam saint martin island er uddeshe…. Arafat vaia j eto valo driving korte pare ta amar jana silona. Tirer bege sutse gari othocho etotukuo gorbor hochsilo na chalanote. Ami ar sotto sey meyeti ney,ey kothata bodhoy vaia bemalum vule gese,taito ektu porpor jiggesh korse “Ki re picchi soytan,kisu khabi naki,ektu rest nibi naki,bomi korbi naki?” Sarata pothe eshob kotha bole amake birokto kore marlo! Mukhe birokti dekhaleo vetore vetore ami khub enjoy korsilam! Ami jantam akhon evabe amar pechone lagleo vaiar montao amar babar motoi. Nahole kal sondhe belay ektu pa tipe dite bolay 2 ghonta dhore amar pa tipe dito na vaia. Ma amader dekhe muchki haschilo tokhon. Poth a besh koyekbar refreshment biroti diyeo 1tay giye Chittagong pousalam. Chittagong a amader bari ase. Pray purotai vara deoa,tobe duto room attached bath soho amader jonno rakha thake. Baba business er kaje ekhane ele thake. Amrao caretaker k agey bole rekhesilam,tai jhokjhoke room e dhukey ami bisanay shuye porlam. Ekhan theke 2toy rowna dewa hobe. Ma bathroom a gelen gosol korte,Arafat vaia caretaker k garita dhuye rakhte bole room a eshe fresh hoye boshlo amar payer kache. Amar pa duto kole tule tipte thaklo nije thekei. Ami vaiar mukhe alto ekta lathi mere bollam ,” ki re, ei pichchi soytan tar seba korte khub valo lage tor?” vaia bollo “soytan to toke moja kore boli. Tui amar adorer choto bon. Atota journey kore tor tired lagbe vablam, tai tor pa tipe dichchi.” Ami ar kichu bollam na. chokh bondho kore pa tepanor moja nite laglam.
Cox’sBazar eo amader bari ase,tobe shetar 1ta boro flat sara bakigulo guest house hishebe vara deoa hoy. 4bed,drawing,kitchen,dining ar 5ta bathroom er amader flat ta amar khub posonder. Cox’sBazar pousey gelam sunset dekhte. Sondha porjonto thaklam. Off season howay … …lok-jon kom silo. Tarpor amra gelam pordin SaintMartins jabar bebostha korte,vaia ekta micro vara korlo- vor bela amader niye Teknaf a pouse debar jonno, r Keari Sinbad ship er ticket katlo, Hotel reservation complete korlo. Er por amra fire gelam flat a, giyei 3jon 3 bathroom dhuke gelam gosol korte. Ektu por caretaker ekta chakma meyeke diye gelo bashar kajkormo korar jonno. Rannar jonno ekta baburchi silo but ma bollo ma nijey ranna korbe.
Chakma meyetar naam chilo Lipi,obossoy bangali naam,meyetar ma Chakma,kintu baba bangali,tai sheo sudhu cheharay chakma holeo adote puropuri bangali. Lipi jehetu amari boyoshi silo tai onek vab hoye gelo Lipir sathe, besh sundor misti dekhte meye taake.. Raat 11tay amra khawa sere ghumute gelam coz vor a uthte hobe. Arafat vaia Keari Sinbad a arekta seat baralo Lipir jonno. Lipi amar room a mejhete bisana kore ghumiye gelo… Chakma meyera khub dominant hoy,debotar moto vokti srodhdha asha kore tader swamir theke, ekotha golpo korte korte bolechilo lipi. Majh raate ghum vangte bujhlam ora sob purusher thekei amon tai asha kore.. Hothat ghum venge dekhi Lipi amar room a nei, room er dorja halka kore khola,ami bisana theke namlam bathroom theke ese abar ghumiye porbo shey uddesshe. Kintu nemey ja dekhlam ta ami kolpona korini ! Drawing room er sofay Lipi bose ache, or porone jeans, top ar paye sada sneaker. Arafat vaia suye ache lipir payer tolay, lipir pa duto vaiar mukher opor rakha, ar vaia lipir jutor tola jiv die chete poriskar korche ! arafat vaiar chokh bondho, jiv bar kore o lipir dan jutor tola chatche, ar lipi or ba jutor tola vaiar kopale ghosche. Amake dekhe lipi haslo, amio haslam uttore ar oder dekhte laglam chup kore, amar ghorer theke uki mere. Vaia lipir jutor tola chatte laglo ar osfuto swore bolte laglo,” provu, ami chirodin evabe tomar seba korte chai. Ami tomar pa chata kukur, amake fele jeona provu.” Ami aste aste gie oder samne daralam. Vaia amake dekhte peye obak hoye gelo. Ami amar choti pora pa ta vaiar mukher opor tule adesh dilam “tui amaro kutta, chat”. Vaia obak hoye ekbar amar dike chailo, tarpor jiv bar kore chatte laglo amar chotir tola. Ma ekbar ese dorja die uki mere dekhe gelo amader. Vaia amar ar lipir choti ar juto chete poriskar kore chollo.
Pordin breakfast ta holo onnorokom. Ma bollo “aj arafat serve korbe ar amra breakfast korbo. Tarpor arafat khabe.” Amra 3 jon table e bose khelam, vaia serve korlo. Amader khaoa hoye gele ma vaiar plate e breakfast die plate ta mejhete amar payer kache rekhe dilo !! amake obak kore vaia ekbar sudhu mayer dike takalo, tarpor amar payer kache mejhete bose pore breakfast korte laglo. Ami amar pa duto vaiar thalay tule dilam, vaiar khabar amar chotir tola die marate laglam, toast ,dim,kola sob.vaia tobu bina didhay kheye jete laglo amar chotir tolay marano khabar. Vaiar kola ta amar chotir tolay lege gelo, baki khaoa sesh kore vaia bina didhay ma ar lipir samnei amar chotir tola chete kolata khete laglo. Kintu ovabe chotir tolata poriskar kore khete parlo na vaia. Ami tai vaiar mukhe ba pa die lathi mere bollam “ amar payer tolay jiv bar kore suye por.” Vaia tai korlo. Ami prothome ba chotir tola, tarpor dan chotir tola vaiar jive ghoshe poriskar kore fellam. Amar chotir tola notuner moto chok choke hoye gele lipi ese or chotir tola duto o vaiar jive ghoshe poriskar kore fello.
Tarpor micro chole ele amra 4jon rowna dilam Teknaf’r uddesshe. Vaia amader payer tolay mejhete suye porlo. Amar ar lipir paye sneaker pora, mayer paye sandel. Amra 3 jonei amader juto pora pa vaiar gayer opore tule dilam. Ami amar pa rakhlam vaiar mukhe, amar jutor tola die vaiar mukh ghoshe khelte laglam, majhe majhe vaiar mukhe lathi marte laglam. Lipi or pa duto rakhlo vaiar gola ar buke ar ma vaiar pete. Vaia pala kore amader 3 joner pa tipe chollo sara rasta. Ma lipir mathay hat bulie bollo “amader sathe amader bari jabi? Toke school e vorti kore debo. Amar meyer moto thakbi amader barite. Arafat ar mimir baba toke evabe seba korbe sara jibon.” Lipi matha nere sommoti dilo. Takie dekhlam anonde or chokh die ek fota pani gorie porlo. Ami lafie uthlam anonde, lipike jorie dhorlam khusite. Amader gari tokhon aka baka poth die druto gotite egie choleche gontobber dike. Ki voyonkor sey poth! Aka-baka,uchu-nichu,amar akekbar eto voy korte laglo! Saint Martins Island e gie kivabe anondo korbo tai plan korte laglam ami ar ‘amar bon’ Lipi. Amder payer tolay suye vaia lipir pa mon die tipte tipte amar jutor tola chatte laglo.