To the angel, Asifa Bano!

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To the angel, Asifa Bano!

Syedah Mutahharah A beautiful angel, With a wise standard, Just at the age of eight- Set her journey to the gardens, The beautiful gardens of paradise! Joyful days are for children, So were for her. In the same course, She…

Kout Czolukh! (A wailing of a mother)

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Kout Czolukh! (A wailing of a mother)

kout czu'lukh mae yett traeweth ha heow bah chaane rus daywaan chas ha heow kout czu'lukh hii kout czu'lukh yelle' baabe' saeb choun gharr yewaan chaane yen'nech khabr goud su prichaan Ess ha wen ti pra'raan cze ma aakh ha…

Remembering Allama Iqbal

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Remembering Allama Iqbal

Peer Bilal Baba and M Altaf Kumhar Dr Allama Iqbal, a Sialkot born philosopher and poet, studied literature, law and philosophy at Government College at Lahore and Cambridge University. Later he did his PhD at the University of Munich. Eighty…

Lahoo kay dag (A poem in Urdu)

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Lahoo kay dag (A poem in Urdu)

Hilal Qadir Mere qaatil Humesha qatl kar k tum Siyah qaanoon k bal pe Yun hii bach kar nikalte ho Magar iss garm aur Taza laho kii Tumhare haath par failii Yeh cHeentein kon dhoyega! Tumhari aasteeno'n par Laho k…

Haan jiyiengay hum (A poem in Urdu)

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Haan jiyiengay hum (A poem in Urdu)

Is bazm ki lahu luhani par dil shikasta ki bayja talkhiyuon par ek na'a hai har sad'da ki jiyiengay ham haan jiyiegay hum tere kafan tak tere dafan tak tere zulm kay ikhtitaam tak ay hindustan rahengay hum ki jiyiengay…

The gore of the martyr

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The gore of the martyr

In our lives, We find ourselves engaged- In achieving, Career and wealth, Reverence and status. The Mujahideen fight, To restore Allah's right. To fight injustice and oppression. And make the world a better place- Not just for Muslims, But for…

The buried groom (A Poem in Kashmiri)

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The buried groom (A Poem in Kashmiri)

Gulaab poashan maali karnawith Izban souzas izban trawith Samawaaras dazwin tyongal trawith Maasan wanwin huìr sanmbraawith Pophan hyund shahzad mahraaz banith Maaji azz thawmitch shirin sajawith Beni dastaaras chooni jarith Chooni mahraazas gyooor karith Bouy noori mahrazas phirì phirì wichhit…

I see Kashmir now

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I see Kashmir now

Neeraj Nawaz I see a galaxy of stars, In the sparkle of your barrel When you aim at my people- With a finger on the trigger. I see the festival of death, In your bloody eyes, When you play the…