Untitled #003

No more! Let us speak no more of loss. Of pain and heartache. Of trembling lips and blurred vision. It is a great travesty to the one you’ve lost. A travesty! To shroud their brilliance in the dark. So sing! Sing choruses laughter, A prose of adventures, And stanzas of love. Sing tales of their…

Untitled #002

To speak of loss Such courage and strength One must have! The pain constricts the lungs And stealing one’s breath. How broken the voice is As you try to speak The words one must say There is the pen, But the pain unsteadies the hand and tears blur the page. Speaking of loss, Let it…

Songs, Tears, and Laugther

These are not dark times Even on this day of loss Of songs, tears, and laughter Hearts are broken and clouds cover the sky Who’d dare try to blanket your brightness! On this dim day with the family and friends you’ve touched Songs are sung of your brilliance A harmonious universe of love, warmth, Gratitude,…

Untitled #002

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Songs, Tears, and Laughter

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Summer Reading List #004

The Rebel’s Silhouette: Selected Poems by Faiz Ahmed Faiz, translated by Agha Shahid Ali. I got this volume of select poems on loan from a friend. One of the features I thought was cool when I borrowed it, was that this translated edition contains Faiz select poems in a bilingual Urdu/English format. By no means,…

Untitled #001

Everything before today means nothing, seems to be the world today. Ignoring the edification one can gain from the tribulations and victories of those afore. To plough through and learn nothing of the past — pure and utter foolishness! Stagnant water is poison! Everything before today matters not, if today is the same as yesterday….