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Park Ballads

Dhaka , Bangladesh - January 2016 . A boy skating in the park .
Dhaka , Bangladesh – January 2016 . A boy skating in the park .

Park Ballads, photo essay by Akib Abdullah

[P]arks are not about the places, it’s about the people. The people, their happiness, their emotions, connections. Intimacy finds them amidst all the trouble and isolation. A little bit of laughter, tiny piece of life; that is what makes the parks memorable. And often inseparable from the very idea of being.

Through the rush and the hustle, from the running and tiresome daily machine-like routine, selling out their every part of liveliness and self the people are somewhat incapable of the luxury called ‘being free’. Happiness is a burden, life is overrated. Amidst all these the park is the place where you feel or be felt. (Akib Abdullah)
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Dhaka , Bangladesh – February 2016 . A child riding horse with the support of his brother .
Dhaka , Bangladesh . February 2016 . Two friends having fun time .
Dhaka , Bangladesh – September 2016 . A baby girl came to visit park .
Dhaka , Bangladesh – February 2016 . A lonely man sitting on a tree at evening .
Dhaka , Bangladesh – December 2014 . A man standing in the park in a deep foggy morning .
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