Zahid Mantoo

Snow will melt awhile

Snow will melt awhile

Dense pines will filter the “rays” Will not shade you… Breeze will not resuscitate you… Flowers will not adorn you… Alps will not cover you… Alpine glacier will slide …by the “rays”. Will flow swiftly …down a mountainside. And suffice water… Roaring river will not tranquil. …. Winds of Autumn blowing. Leaves falling down perpetually. […]

 Dr Ashraf Lone

My Reads of 2018

My Reads of 2018

Though nowadays, newspapers are just away a click of a finger but facebook has made it even easier. Follow any newspaper or magazine facebook page, you will get daily articles/updates in your facebook news feed. I don’t remember how many articles I might have read in 2018. May be in hundreds or a thousand above, […]

 Sahil Mudasir

First Snowfall

First Snowfall

Those white crystals Sent from the heavens Are, but the blessings For those, Who welcome its arrival. There are, indeed, Praises of His majesty Juxtaposed with prayers To bless them all Who behold its fall. Alas! I don’t stand there Still a familiar ripple Waves a musical wand Into my dead lanes, And pull my soul […]

 Javeed Ali

An open letter to Molvi Nauman by a Shia Muslim

An open letter to Molvi Nauman by a Shia Muslim

Dear Molvi Nauman Sahab, Asalamualikum ‘A person is either your brother in faith, or your equal in humanity’ —– Imam Ali (A.S.) We have been hearing your lies and allegations which you very frequently make on the pulpit of Prophet Mohammad (SAWW) against all the sects of the Muslim Ummah except the one you like. […]