Art & Literature

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Be A Nomad

Be A Nomad

Javid Nisar*             The caravan of my wishes died out pathless, On seeing the scrapless life being lived here. At the base of a half-green mountain A paradisiac home to some itinerant folks. I instil my son the insight of nomadism, Said a two fistfuls bearded father. What is the […]

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Friday Focus – Salah ud Din Ayyubi: Personality Review

Friday Focus – Salah ud Din Ayyubi: Personality Review

          Faraz Ahmed* When this great Sultan died in 1193, he possessed one piece of gold and forty pieces of silver. He had given away his great wealth to his poor subjects, leaving nothing to pay for his funeral. Life Span: 55 (1138-1193 AD) Education: Although well versed in subjects of his […]

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Me, Facebook and She

Me, Facebook and She

Ishtiyaq Sibtain Joo* Recently one of my female Facebook friends (male readers beware of leaving the write up half way through to browse my friend list as it is not going to fetch you the desired results. She has blocked me) on Facebook posted, “Describe me in one word”. Before, I tell you the story, […]

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Mother- The Love Evergreen

Mother- The Love Evergreen

Idrees Mujtaba* Wish I could pen down the warmth of her love Wish I can clothe the concern evergreen She only understands when you can’t speak And makes you know your all around unseen The only example of an unending affection The greatest manifest of selfless care This love is eternal while the others bootless […]

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A short story-The Night Of Heart-Break and The Trio!

A short story-The Night Of Heart-Break and The Trio!

Salman Jeelani* He is just a wanderer wandering in search of her. But inside only the Lord knows what fire is on! “Out of sufferings have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars” ~Khalil Gibran He belonged to one of the major town and she was from the hub of […]

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Tonight Neelam Will Smile

Tonight Neelam Will Smile

  Tonight Chilly wind Coming from azure Jhelum, Will avow the memo of liberty Barbed wire of rims Will cross without awe   Tonight UN rules Will descend in Jhelum! Furze and thorns of LoC Will be scared of fury;   Tonight The blue, Blizzard, earth, Cloud This entire realm, Will grin on your so […]

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Lost in Terror: A Review- Nayeema Mahjoor

Lost in Terror: A Review- Nayeema Mahjoor

‘The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.’-Albert Camus, The Rebel. Life is full of challenges. But the challenges one faces in an unfree society has no parallel in terms of drastic effects it leaves on the lives of […]

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A Haunting Episode!!

A Haunting Episode!!

15 years have passed since then,but it is haunting as if it was just the other night, writes Aojhal Junaid    It was the final day of Ramadhan,and the family was all up at the dining mat to witness the last Sehrii of that blessed month.I wasn’t given a chance to feature in this pre-dawn […]

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A dream

A dream

By Javaid Nisar   Tonight I can sleep solitarily in peace, After the burns of the compound decades, Leaving the aroma and the ashes of incense, For the tenderfeet to the room of oppressed world Tonight I can sleep solitarily in peace, After counting the possible stars, In the sky that sobbed with me, In […]

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Freedom and Rebellion

Freedom and Rebellion

By Shahid Lone My soul passes through villages, towns and cities, Hearing the echoes of freedom colored with crimson cries; My soul sours in the firmament of that promised dawn, The dawn of unbound, complete freedom and rising with brawn; Freedom which is worth to long and die, No commanding not demanding, when and why; […]