Umair Ul Umar

The last call

The last call

Those special memories of you Will always haunt me! If only I could have you back For just a little while as a sob Then we could sit and talk again Just like we used to do O my Mom, this is my last call to you Hear it circumspectly, without any beseech I spent […]

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The ‘Prayer Room’

The ‘Prayer Room’

The ‘prayer room.’ That’s what it was called. One had to exit the main building of the hospital, wade through a sea of ailing, sick men and women to reach the main entrance. The ‘prayer room’ was at the basement. A ramp led you to it. A ramp, probably, aimed to make the passage easily […]

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A Deep Fissure – A story of love and loss

A Deep Fissure – A story of love and loss

Their story of love was a secret one. Shafiq was handsome, most gregarious; made ‘naz’ by his presence. She a beauty, a recluse. Exactly nine years past from today some fifty students from our college located on the outskirts of our hometown, Pulwama, were severely injured by pellets. A number of girls were rendered unconscious. But a […]