'I was rejected twice for not being a government servant before I met my dead bride.'
ABID RASHID BABA Just because we embarked on Noah’s Ark in twos doesn’t mean we have to complete the entire trip in pairs. But then we can’t go against the universal scheme. Loneliness is reserved for God and every mortal is expected to pair up for life. Jane Austen firmly believed that one could marry […]
Oh! My mother your love is adorned in my heart, Even if your words are not spoken. Just prayed a little prayer for you to thank my God For bestowing me with a lifetime of your tenderhearted love. OH! The mother, the time I was really young, I realized in your lap the rhyme you […]
Raees Ahmed Wherein to embark,no ballad in hoard lay, To cherish your celibacy sans err, Whither will I beget Rumi’s vilor, You are more lovely than fay. Oft pearl of Deity’s Diadem sheen high, You embrace its torridness sans sigh, Exult each and every warm soul, And poor Torpid idle in bole. A lucent stellar […]
Nowsheen Altaf Sitting in her study, under the dimly lit bulb and the cold feet of winter, the street outside buzzing with the ambulance siren or may be from some VIP’s luxurious car, surrounded by her books, she thinks of the phases, countless, she has lived through. She took a deep sigh. She would never […]
Took my pain for holding me, When I was a worthless drop, For me, flysheet you are, Enshrined me from evaporation. Thou are the candle, Burned thyself, enlightened me, Deathless, your care for me, Frazzled thyself, fretted me, Made thyself the fertile soil, For me to grow well, Took all your nutrients, And left you […]
WHEN I SAW HER When my eyes fell on her some thing happened inside me I could not gather what was thee.. May be It was love for me My heart inside raced like a car For me it was too far… I could not imagine what it will be May be it was […]
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 […]