ajke bari firte ektu deri hoye galo. tai chinta korchilam barite gie ki bolbo. ektu voy o lagchilo. barite amar meye ankita ache oke ki bolbo. jai hok barir gate e knock kortei ankita darje dorja khullo dekhlam khub rege royeche ” ajoy ato deri korli , kata baje kheyal ache?”
Ami nijer kan kai biswas korte parchilam na. Amar meye amake nam dhore dakche ar tui bolche? Ami kichu bolte jabo. O gombhir golay bollo “onek rat hoyeche hat pa dhuye fresh hoye ne”. O abar amake tui bollo kintu kichu na bole badhdho cheler moto bathroom te chole gelam.
Aj amar wife lopa amar chele arka ke niye or mamarbari gache tai ami kichu ta nischinte chilam je lopa thakbe na tai let kore bari firle chechamachi boka boki korbe na. Kintu akhon amar meye amar sathe kamon jano katha bollo…ami aei sob bhabte laglam bathroom te giye. hotat meyer gola “ kire ajoy kato let korbi bathroom e ghumia porli naki?” ami bollam “ o ha sorry ami akhoni aschi”. Dhur amar ki hoyeche ? amar nijer meye amake kakhon theke tui tui kore jachche ami oke sorry bolchi. Ami mone mone thik o amake tui bole dakuk kintu ami oke sorry bolbo na. Jai hok kichu khoner modhay fresh hoye fresh hoye ghore alam.
Dining room te ase dekhi Ankita ekta chair er upor bose ache amake dekhei bollo “ Ajoy khabar ta ready kor” “ Ami obak hoye bollam, “ami ready korbo?..ar tui amake nam dhore dakchis kano? baba..” kothata sesh holo na tar agei sopate gale chor ase porlo. “tui m..” abar chor. “ Ja bolchi tai kor.” Ami kamon hotobhombo hoye gelam. Kichu khuner modhay kitchen theke khabar gulo niye ase table te sajie rakham. Ankita misti hese bollo “That’s like a good boy” eibar ami ekta chair tene khete boste jachchi. Ankita sorasori ekta pa chair er upor tule dilo. Ar bollo onno chair ene boste. Ami arek ta chair ene bose porlam. Ar dujone mile khete suru korlam. Dujhoner mukhai kono katha nai. Othocho protidin kato katha boli. Kalkao kato katha bolechi, ajkao kamon jano poribas ta thomthome. Amar ulto dike Ankita khachche ektu agai 2 to chor khayachi or hater tatei amar jamon kamon bhoy bhoy korchilo. O amar meye . or ei sobe 17 bochor purno holo ar ami baba hoye ekta 47 bochor boyesko manus bhoy pachchi. “Kire kono kotha bolchis na” Ankita hotat bole uthlo. “ Ki ar bolbo bol” Ami bollam. “Son Ajay tui aj theke amake tumi bole dakbi ar nam dhore na choto ma bole dakte paris.” Ami matha narlam “ Tui ki..,,ei sorry mane tumi ki amake sobar samne nam dhore dakbe” O bollo “ Ha.” Ami kamon chupte gelam. Ankita baparta bujhte parlo” Ki lojja korbe maya hoye babar nam dhore dakchi bole” Ami kichu bollam na matha nichu kore thaklam. “Thik ache apatoto sobar samne bolbo na tobe katha na sunle bolte hobe” Ami kichuta hap chere bachlam “ Katha sunbo, tui ja bolbi tai korbo” Ankita amar dike akbar upatmostok takia nilo. Jano amon bhav jano or digun thekeo basi boyeser purus ka aeibar hater putul kore nachabo.
Diner complete kore o ghore chole galo jaoar age bollo “ Bason gulo meje poriskar kore amar ghore chole aei.” Ami matha naralam. Jai hok hat mukh duye bason meje or ghorer gelam. Dakhi o donlay dol khache. Soddo 17 bochore poreche meyeta, besh lomba hoyeche. Pray 5’5” . forsha sundor mukhkhanay aj ek odvut anonder chhoya lege ache. Mathar dupash die ekrash ghono chul kadher ektu nich porjonto neme eseche. Or porone holde sobuj ghore porar churidars, paye nil ghore porar choti. Ei nitanto ghoroa poshakeo oke rajranir moto sundori lagchilo. Kano janina or ei opurbo soundorjer kache nijeke vishon khudro mone hochchilo amar.
Amake dekhe muchki haslo ankita. Ar boste bollo. Ami khate boste jabo “ Uhu okhane noy ekhane ese bos.” Bole angul die nicher dike ishara korlo. To ami donlay or pase boste gelam “ Toke ki ami donlay boste bollam. Matite boss amar payer kache” “ Matite ! ” Ami pray chitkar kore bollam. Jodio amar moner vitor ke jano sotti chaichilo or payer kache boste. “ Ha to ki hoyeche ete chitkar korar ki hoyeche. Jar sthan jekhane se to sekhanei bosbe. tor sthan amar payer kache. Ki thik to ?.”, bole ekta muchki hasi dilo ankita. Ami kichu bollam na chupti kore darie roilam. “Achcha ami toke nam dhore dakchi to.” Ami bollam “Ha.” “ Tahole tor samman amar theke boro na choto ? Tui boro hole toke nam dhore daktam? Thik kina?” Ami bollam” thik kintu..” “Kintu ki? tui amake tumi bolchis tai kono kotha na bole amar payer kache ese bos” Ami bhablam thik e to or kathay jukti ache atokhon dhore o to dekhiache amar sthan or niche ta payer kache giye bosi . tachara kano janina nijer ei sundori kishori meyer kache attosomorpon korte khub ichcha korchilo aj.. Ta ami matite bose porlam. Ghorer janla ta khola janla theke furfure dakhina haoa dichchilo. O donlay bose aste aste dulchilo. Ghore ekta halka nil alo jolchilo. Sob milie kamon mayabi mohachchonno poribesh. Or pa ta aste aste amar deher pass diye jatayat korchilo. Akta otbhut moho amake achchonno kore tulchilo aste aste. Ami or payer dike takalam. Kintu eki ata ki amar meyer pa? Ato din oke dekhchi sai choto theke kintu or pa to ato sundor dekhini , naki kheyal korini? Amar chokh theke or pa 5 inch moto dure royeche ki opurbo or pa. Ami ar parlam na amar mukh aste aste or payer kache chole galo ar or paye chumbon korlam. Ar songe songe hasir awaz “ Kire amar paye chumu kheli je? Akhon bujhte parchis tor jayga kothay ?” Uporer dike takia dekhi Ankita amar dike takie miti miti kore hasche. Amar songe songe hush fire elo. ami lojjay abar sore gelam. “ Ki holo besh to mon diye amar paye chumu khachilis sore geli kano ? tor jayga to amar payer tolatei re buddhu, ete lojja paoar ki ache ?” Amar mukh die songe songe sotti kothata berie elo “ tomar pa duto khub sundor. Chumu khete khub valo lagche, kintu lojja korche kano janina..” songe songe or choti pora dan pa die amar mukhe ekta lathi marlo o. “ dhur buddhu, baba der jayga to meye der payer tola tei. Baba hoye meyer paye chumu khete lojja kiser ?” o je pa die amar mukhe lathi merechilo seta dhore mukher opor nie elam ami. Or dan chotir tolay chumbon kore bollam “ sorry debi. “ “ aj to ami chara kau nai tahole kiser lojja tor? Erpor to sobar samne meyer seba korte hobe toke.Ami bujhte parlam na kar samne or seba korar kotha bolche o. . Ami abar or payer dike mukh baralam.
Ami jano sorgo pelam. Amar meyer pa ta jano duniar sobcheye durlov bostu, evabe or paye chumu khete laglam. Or chotir tola duto jiv die chete poriskar kore dilam prothome. tarpor. kukurer moto jiv diye amar meyer payer tola chatte thaklam. Besh kichukhon chatar por or payer buro angul ta mukhe pure dilam. “ Kire pa kamrachis kano. Dekh ki korechis ish pa ta lalay vorti kore diachis.” arek pa die sojore amar mukhe lathi mere amar nijer meye. “ Ja jol niye ase amar pa poriskar kore de” Ami jol niye alam. Or ba pa ta amar dan hater rekhe ba hat diye bhalo kore porishkar kore dilam. “ Ja ghore gia sue por. Kal tor songe onek kaj ache” .Emni tao ami onek tired chilam tai aschi bole ghore ase sue porlam.
Kintu ghore gia ghum alo na. Aj bari fire je je ghotona gulo amar mayar sathe sai gulo aste aste sob mone porte laglo ar monta jano kamon hoye galo. Lopader bari firte firte 7 din baki ache. Aei 7 din ami ar Ankita barite thakbo. kal sunday amar chuti ache barite thakbo ki hoy ka jane. O abar kal naki amar songe kaj korbe . Ki kaj korbe ka jane. Ekbaler modhay amar ar mayar somporko ato ta change hoye galo bhavte obak hoye jachchi. Tar opor ektu age ja kore alam ish amar mayar paye amar sob uttosamman lutie elam. Arpor to o amake kono samman e korbe na. Kukurer moto meyer pa chetechi. Oho tar modhay abar kal or bondhu Paromita porte asbe amar kache. or samne Jodi meye erokom kichu kore bose ? Ami ar vabte parchi na. Eaisob bhabte bhabte kakhon je ghumie porechi kheyal nei. Ghum vanglo Ankitar dake “ Kire katokhkhon ghumabi buddhu?”

Onno Sunday ami ektu deri kore uthi . Kintu aj deri kore othate kamon jano oporadh hochche . Ami taratari kore bollam “ o sorry deri hoye galo” . O bollo “taratari mukh dhuye fresh hoye 1 ta coffee niye ay to” .
Jai hok ami kichchuner modhaye coffee banie or jonno cup kore anchilam. “ Ato deri korchis kano” hotat or galar awaj te bhoy paoa cup ta hat theke fele dilam. “ Eta ki korli” amar gola sukie galo “ m…mane”
“ ki mane , gadha kothakar toke pituni dile hobe” Ankita bollo “na …ami ekhkhuni banie dichchi” ami bollam. “ Ar banate hobe na. Ek kaj kar ghor theke belt ta niya ay” amar bhoye gola sukie galo “ Tumi amake marbe” “ Nischoy tor ki mona hoy ami toke puroskar debo ei kajer jonno . mar na khele tui manus hobi na “ Ankita bollo. “ Kintu ami tor baba…..” Ankita chokh boro korate ami chup kore gelam.
“ Kire amake ante hobe naki tui niye ase amar hate dibi. Jodi amake uthte hoy tahole to bujhte parchis” Ami bhoy peye dour lagalam belt ta anar jonno enei or hate dilam. Deoar songe belt 2 gha porlo amar pither upor. Amar chokh theke jol baria elo. Ami 12-13 bochorer por ar karur kache mar khaini aj kina nijer meyer kache mar kachchi. Thik takhani calling bell beje uthlo.
Mone hoy Paromita aseche akhon ki hobe ami taratari nijer meyer pa jorie dhorlam “ Please amake akhon mero na.” O belt ta rekhe bollo “ Ja darja ta khule dia aay.” Ami darja ta khule dilam. dekhalam Paromita aseche. “ Jao sofay gia boso, ami aschi” bole amar ghore chole alam. Ami 5 minute pore boi khata ar notes niye poranor ghore alam dekhi ora 2 jon kono akta bapare khub hasahasi korche. Amake dekhe Paromita chup kore galo kintu amar meye pattai dilo na sei rakom hese jete thaklo.
“ Jano baba or colleger ek senior chele oke ragging korte esechilo oke o juto dia pitiache. Chele manei immature ar bod. protekke punishment dia manus korte hoy. Kothay ese oke pronam kore alap korbe ta na oke ragging korche.
Meye manei superior cheleder theke tai na baba” Ami dhok gillam ar bollam “ Thik.”
Paromita jano ektu sahos pelo “Na sir asole o amake khub disturb korchilo”
Ankita “ Thik korechis baba to bollo. Ar amader sanman cheleder theke basi se jai hok na kano” eai bole ami jekhane bostam sei chair e o ekta pa tule dilo. Ami darie chilam kamon jano ekta ososthite porlam ki korbo kichu bujhte parchilam na. Oke boltao parchilam je pa sorate ate o jodi rege jay ki korbo. O amar obostha bujhchilo ar miti miti kore haschilo. Paromita isara korlo oke pa sorate . Ankita bollo “ Baba amar pa ta na khub batha korche tai rakhlam tumi matite bose porabe” Amar matha ta hotat gorom hoye galo “ Ki..” “ Kal rater kotha mone ache” Ankita bollo. Amar kalke rater sai Ankitar payer kotha mone pore galo. Paromita attokhkhun obak hoye amader kotha sunchilo “ Ki kotha re Ankita” Ankita bollo “ Bolbo” Ami songe songe bollam “ Na na.” Ankita bolle sob jene jabe Paromita. Ki korbo bokar moto oder payer kache matite bose porlam. Paromita “ A ki korchen apni matite boschen kano?” Ankita “ Bosuk na je amader payer kache boste chay take boste de na” Ankita kothay ami aro loggay pore gelam. Paromita osostithe pore galo o darie porlo. “ Ki holo daria porli kano. Kichu hobe na bose por.” O aste aste kichuta itosthoto kore pa ta gutia bose porlo. “ Baba tumi boroncho Paromita dike boso” Ami bhablam thik bola jay na Ankita hoyto Paromitar samnai amake lathi marbe, Tar cheye borocho Paromita payer kache giye bosi tate at least amar gaye pa tulbe na borocho o lagggay pa gutia rekheche. Jai hok okhane bose ami porate suru korlam. Emnite ami pora bojhai takhan ora mon die sone amar o kono kheyal thake na. Tai Paromita pora bujhte bujhte katokhon pa gutie rakhbe ?
dan pa ta aste aste kakhon ektu samne eneche jani na otai or pa ta amar thik komorer upor laglo. songe songe amar nojor or payer dike porlo. Actually touch ta khub olpo chilo tai o kichu ter payni o mon dia pora bujhchilo. Kintu amar uttajonay gham jhorte thaklo. Ar porate porate or payer dike nojor porchilo. Ki sundor or pa duto.. Sundor forsha pa, khub halka ekta nail polish lagano. Or forsha sundor mukher motoi sundor or pa duto. Nijeke dhonno mone holo amar ato sundori ekta meyer payer kache boste pere.. Jehetu, ami niche bose matha nichu kore roychi o kichu bujhte parchilo na. Kichchun por or payer choya ami abar pelam. Aeibar o bujhte pereche o lojjay taratari pa soria niye amake pronam korte galo.

Ami taratari bollam na thak emni te ami kono mayar pronam ni na. Ami bollam “ Tumi jodi amake pronam karo tahole amakeo tomake pronam korte hoy. O chup kore galo. “Ki holo ki tor abar pronam karar dhum porlo kano hotat” Ankita bollo. “ Na pa lege gelo” bole chup kore abar pa gutia bose porlo. Ami abar porate suru korlam eaibar amar sotti ichcha korchilo or payer choya jeno abar pai. Tai aro kache giye ekdom or payer kache boslam. Kichchu khunner modhay ja hober tai holo or ba pa ta amar pither nicher dike touch korlo. Ar songe songe o pa gutia nilo. Kintu onno kichu react korlo na. Jai hok kichuta pora bujhia ebar oder kichu notes likhte dilam. Ami bolchilam ora likhchilo. Amar chok majhe majhe or payer dike jachchilo. Amar matha thik thak kaj korchilo na. Ami ba hate khata ta niye dan hat or payer onek kache niye gelam. Ektu porei hotat dan hate ekta sporso pelam. Dekhi dan hate kobjir ektu niche Paromitar payer buro angul ta sporso korche. Kintu eaibar ar o pa soralo na. Ami kono kichu jano hoyni amon bhav niye detection dite thaklam. Kintu lokhkho korlam kromos jano o pa ta amar hater dike rakhche. Akhon payer charte angul e amar hat spoors kore ache. Ami kichu korlam na, ami detection dite thaklam ora likhte thaklam. Ami eaibar bhavlam ekbar or dike takai dakhi o ki korche. Ami or dike takatei or chokachokhi hoye galo. Dakhi bhru kuchke amar dike takia ache ar amake bojhar chesta korche kintu pa sorrache na jamon chilo tamoni. Amon samay Ankitar kasir awaz. Ami chup kore jaoa te Ankita o lekha thamia amader dike takia che. Ar amader obostha dekheche. “Baba tumi ki tomar chatrir padoseba korcho?”
( to be continued )