Poetry

غمگسار من

By Ali SulemanCOMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyIslamabad Image source: islamicwallpers.deviantart.com Forgive my poor Persian. Normally I am too cautious about grammatical mistakes, but in this piece I didn’t take much care of them, partly because – I admit – I’m not expert in Persian, but apart from that I had…

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کھوکھلے لوگ

By Haider MairajNational University of Computers and Emerging Sciences FAST Islamabad Image source: thomashawk.com .سوچ اور فکر اور طالب اور مطلوب کی سمتیں ہمیشہ مختلف ہوتی ہیں. تقسیم اور چناؤ ہمیشہ سے مختلف ہوتا ہے. مجھے یاد ہے آج بھی جب میں اور بابا گجرانوالہ گئے تو میرے والد نے…

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Dawn Is Not Far Away

By Samia Khan University of the Punjab Lahore Image source: malaga-weather.com No sound is heard When dreams are shattered No wails or cries When hearts are broken The world goes on Same as always When hopes are dashed And men feel trodden… No blood is seen, no gashes open When…

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ہماری بنیاد

By Haider MairajNational University of Computers and Emerging Sciences FAST Islamabad Image source: whudat.com مجھے بارشوں سے محبت تھی پھر ابرکرم اتنا برسا کہ گاؤں کے گاؤں بھیگ گئے کچھ لوگ گھر سے بےگھر ہوئے کچھ جیتے جی ہی مر گئے کچھ بستیاں تھیں جو اجڑ گئیں کچھ وادیاں تھیں…

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I Stroll about the Terrace…

By Anas ShafqatLiaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro Image source: worldofamitava.blogspot.com I stroll about the terrace;And sounds of my land immerse into my existence:The soft drip of the lonesome trickle of dew,As it embraces the thirsty earth;The soulful chirrup of the swallow,As it meditates on the benevolent neem;The…

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Why, My Friend, Why?

By Mehwish QaisraniArmy Medical CollegeNUST Rawalpindi Image source: netsphere.codex.kr Why is it that the heart still aches,Even though the tears have dried,And the mind is numb?Why is it that the sun still rises,And yet no light comes?Why is it that the birds still sing,But theres joy no more in the…

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Oh City of Lights

By Ali Suleman COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Islamabad Image source: flickr.com The poem “Aey Roshnion ke Sheher!” was written by Faiz Ahmed Faiz for the city of Lahore. I found it too relevant to the recent Data Darbar incident, and so translated it into English as an attempt to…

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Cry of Land

By Arsh AzimUniversity of Peshawar Image source: pakistanroshni.wordpress.com My following poem was selected among the top 50 Best Patriotic English Poems in Overall Pakistan Patriotic Poetry Competition arranged by Pakistan Youth Alliance (PYA): “CRY OF LAND” –Arsh Azim. The world is endingWith no peace;The fires of cannonsAre rubbing my streetsDestroying…

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