Poetry

Baby, It’s All Good

By Nudrat Zehra Image source: www.imow.org What do you see when you look at me Do you see someone limited, or someone free All some people can do is just look and stare Simply because they can’t see my hair Others think I am controlled and uneducated They think that…

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21st Century Life

By Muhammad Saleh GIK Institute Hey, I wrote this poem two years ago and till now, it remained in my diary. Today, I’ve decided to share it with you. Here it goes: How fast the life moves! Even if you try to sip it like hot soup Leaving behind the…

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Quick Fix

By Samia H. Khan Punjab University The moment she awaited had arrived. With trembling hands she opened her facebook profile. Eagerly her eyes moved up and down the screen, But alas! His ‘comment’ was nowhere to be seen How he could‘ve ignored her ‘status’, she couldn’t track, And to complete her…

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I’ll Leave

By Maham B. Mirza   Image source : www.photoibibo.com  I’ll sketch a face In the desert sand, While the wind fills up the ridges. And every gust Would wipe out A feature from The portrait And my memory. I’ll build a castle On the oceans’ shore Which a single wave…

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Peace: the Voice of Youth!

By Aqeel Hussain Bangash University of Peshawar Peace is the strength of a spiritual soul Peace is the smile on a beautiful face Peace is the return to innocence Peace is the beautiful flower of the morning Peace is the light in the darkness Peace is the fundamental right of a…

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Verge

By Waheeda Kanwal When a hue lone breath passed my surround, A tinge of star dimmed deep down, Crossing the superfluous thoughts, Reaching the solitude acts, The bliss was running away Kept calling, she didn’t come back. I realized my eyes weren’t wet They were staring at the blank space, I tried…

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The People Who Don’t Dream

By Sultan Abdul Haseeb You watch pseudo influences Work their magic alive And false beliefs turning Them to a new life Well, open your bleary eyes And close your hopeful brain, You dream of a height That dream has had you drained Of your senses, once sound, Of your vision,…

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Living a Life Ain’t a Big Surprise

By Ghalib Khalil The City School I had been living a life This ain’t a big surprise; Everyday I rise up to make the sun rise But what if I hadn’t been there would it have raised; My nights were like stereotypes Each casting its own flights; I had been living…

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An Apology to My Homeland ‘The Forgotten Motto’

By Raja Nosherwan Khan  University of the Punjab  Image source: http://wasiddiqui.files.wordpress.com Hello everyone, this poem as its title shows is not exactly what you would call a patriotic poem, its more of an apology or closer to a lament but still that being said, it may hold certain aspects of patriotism…

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My Pakistan

Independence Day Special the Voice of Youth By Fakiha Hassan Rizvi  Institute of Communication Studies  University of the Punjab, Lahore  Green pastures, fields and lofty mountains Valleys and meadows accompanied by fountains The perfect combination of green and white Unique in this vast world, is my Pakistan The precious jewels…

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Cries of a Young Heart

By Sultan Abdul Haseeb Lock me up, throw me away Chain me down, get your way. But what’s in me, it’ll never die My heart won’t stop beating, No matter whatever you try, Beating my young blood That feeds my mind Ideas you don’t want To come to life. And…

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Ignored

By Vaheid Khizar ICAP Lahore Daily before sundown, I sit beside a river, and, Listen to its melancholy quietly! Filled with mixed emotions, Its waves touch my bare feet! Sometimes angry like storms in them… Sometimes repenting like tears in them! Silently The dusk overshadows each of us! Silently We both sob in…

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You Are Not the Same, O Lake

By Raja Nosherwan Khan SKANS Rawalpindi This poem is a comparison between our preferences. It is a fact that when we fall in love we find our goods and ills in that love, it goes without saying that we rate that love above all the other beauties of this world…

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Away from Pleasure

By Fakiha Hassan Rizvi Institute of Communication Studies University of the Punjab, Lahore Edited by Samreen Akhlaque English Intern the Voice of Youth Image source: www.ewhoknow.com The pleasant breeze, The lush green trees, Grey clouds charting the blue sky, Scattered drops make the flowers shy, The pleasure comes and sorrows cease….

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I Donot Know Who I Am

By Dr. Ahmad Malik University of Sargodha               Nor am I in the rituals of the infidel Nor am I the pure in the impure Nor am I inherent in the Vedas Nor am I present in intoxicants Nor am I the lost, nor the…

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