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Welcome to The Antonym Magazine, where the beauty of language transcends borders and stories find resonance in every tongue. As your linguistic gateway to a world of diverse narratives, we take pride in the art of translation that breathes life into words, bridging cultures and connecting hearts.

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Poetry

Four Italian Poems— Gino Chiellino

TRANSLATED FROM THE ITALIAN BY ANTONIO D’ALFONSO   If eyes have nottaken you awayand I can still remove your voicefrom the rumblethat darkens your faceI’ll look within myselfand find your wordsthat’ll lead me back to memory I hang my soulon the clothesline by the...

Non-Fiction

Four Italian Poems— Gino Chiellino

TRANSLATED FROM THE ITALIAN BY ANTONIO D’ALFONSO   If eyes have nottaken you awayand I can still remove your voicefrom the rumblethat darkens your faceI’ll look within myselfand find your wordsthat’ll lead me back to memory I hang my soulon the clothesline by the...

Fiction

The Monitor Lizard— Uday Prakash

TRANSLATED FROM THE HINDI BY AYUSHEE ARORA   This incident relates to my Father. It also relates to my dreams, the city and the innate fear of the city as well.  My Father was fifty-five years old at that time, with a frail, thin body. His hair was completely...

The Lane— Chitra Mudgal

TRANSLATED FROM THE HINDI BY RITUPARNA MUKHERJEE   It was an afternoon at Connaught Place. Filled with the middling populace of June.  The two of us, a writer couple, came out of the Indian Coffee house after a cup of coffee and asked the paan-seller near Regal...

Our Home— Chandra Kishore Jaiswal

TRANSLATED FROM THE HINDI BY ANURADHA DOSAD   One night, the son of a poor man experienced a delightful dream that lingered in his heart long after he awoke. Brimming with joy, he eagerly shared his dream with his father, saying, "Father, in my dream last night,...

Book Review

The Monitor Lizard— Uday Prakash

TRANSLATED FROM THE HINDI BY AYUSHEE ARORA   This incident relates to my Father. It also relates to my dreams, the city and the innate fear of the city as well.  My Father was fifty-five years old at that time, with a frail, thin body. His hair was completely...

Highlight of the Month

Dialog with Nandini Bhattacharya   – Bishnupriya Choudhury

And book excerpts from her just published book ‘Love’s Garden

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