Story & Poetry

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At War


At War

Fire, dust, ash and soothave settled, at last,over the petals of red,I had planted for You,to adorn your comingBut, Love - war brews my land,Melting skins and identities to un.....Read More

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Red Moon


Red Moon

Just when the world stopped to feel right a moment in time when nothing thrived but pain and horror held tight their grip and crushed dreams slashed bodies like knives. No ho.....Read More

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THE PLACE WHERE FLOW FLOWS


THE PLACE WHERE FLOW FLOWS

You said your goodbyes, Old friend, And I went on my way, in a quest to discover the place where love flowed. I sought to find the rivers of anticipation that hushed down th.....Read More

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Brides of my land


Brides of my land

If your bleeding wounds are left to me,   I should kiss them every time   Until they heal all of you   And bruise all of me,   I would put them close to.....Read More

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My Wailing Valley


My Wailing Valley

Wailing again in the lap of heavens My abode is now turned into debris I had just turned into a traitor When I found my widowed land   My youth turned into feral wrinkles.....Read More

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Untitled


Untitled

After this maddening ‘social distancing’  (that's already  earth-shattering enough) is over, we shall  clandestinely trade:  polka dots for sca.....Read More

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Beautiful Prison


Beautiful Prison

Once upon a time, son,   They used to call it Paradise, Some even shouted "Heaven!”,   Was it the valley of honey,   turned into a valley of .....Read More

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History


History

At what point exactly   does History grayscale?   As it undoes itself ( not     the way my grandpa   rolls out a yarn, thread by thread )   .....Read More

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Onset of the Nefarious


Onset of the Nefarious

The bulb is trembling, soon it will fall and shatter into fragments. The clock has refused to work, fearing the evil. The legs of our couch are making noise, since the cracks .....Read More

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Praise


Praise

O writer of destinies, let a life of peace be my fate, for my pages of existence lay disarrayed. Allah,let your wonders manifest, surcharge my heart with ardent zest.   .....Read More

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A night in graveyard


A night in graveyard

After him, She's been sleeping Beside his grave- Singing the songs of eternity. I remember Those witty eyes tombed inside The dark eyelashes, Tearing in the harsh grief Of .....Read More

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غزل - ونیومے


غزل - ونیومے

غزل     بہٕ چھُسنا کوٛنڑ مۓ نِش روز دوٗر ونیومے۔ مہٕ چھُس ناراہ ژے سپدی سوٗر ونیومے۔   یِم.....Read More

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Mother


Mother

"She was a maker of bounty biggest" Is what mom showed me Of women... From smile her chisel of self Carved love From a word of love Showed she me the making Of families and .....Read More

in Prose

Kashmir - A Place To Take From


Kashmir - A Place To Take From

Seasons changed,people grew older but the land remained untouchable.Blotched with imprints of innocent lives within the granules of the ever giving soulful soil,it was bountiful in.....Read More