Poetry

Dream Break … Nilufa Aktar Shilpi

June 23, 2018

                            Nilufa Aktar Shilpi, M.phill in literature from Chittagong University is associate professor at SUST; sylhet,and is a well known Bangli poet.    ·  স্বপ্ন বিরাগ স্বপ্ন বিরাগ তাই স্বপ্নহীন তবে কী সে স্বপ্নমৃত?! ধুলোয় কাটা শৈশব অচেনা পাখির ডানা ঝাপটানো কৈশোর গাংচিলের স্বপ্নে বিভোর যৌবন আর —— তারপর মধ্যজীবনে থমকে দাঁড়ানো যৌবন –জীবন […]

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سونٹ ۔۔۔ ورڈزورتھ/صوفی تبسم

June 23, 2018

Sonnet by W. Wordsworth ورڈز ورتھ کی ایک سانیٹ Translated by: Sufi Tabassam مترجم: صوفی تبسم It is a beauteous evening, calm and free حسن میں ڈوبی ہوئی یہ شامِ آزاد و خموش Breathless with adoration; the broad sun اور یہ درماندہ سورج، یہ غروبِ بے صدا Is sinking down in its tranquility یوں فضاوں […]

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The Dancing Bazaar … Fatima Mehru

May 5, 2018

The Dancing BazaaR   (Fatima Mehru)   That’s the city that doesn’t awake! Rages and tatters hung upon sticks Here clouds borrow their fluff from fog and smog Buildings are geometrically still and silent The wind passes and stirs no window Stars shy away from the load-shaded lights Standing on the edge My eyes harbinger […]

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YOU … Ux Anwar

March 17, 2018

Ux Anwar (April 1990 to March 2007) was a promising and brilliant young girl. A genuine artist, a poet and a playwright. She remained very popular as RJ at FM103. Her sudden death in a road accident was a shock for all the people who knew her particularly for her mother, Ayesha Aslam, who herself […]

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INNOCENCE LOST … UX Anwar

February 10, 2018

Ux Anwar was a promising and brilliant young girl. A genuine artist, a poet and a playwright. She remained very popular as RJ at FM103. Her sudden death in a road accident was a shock for all the people who knew her particularly for her mother, Ayesha Aslam, who herself is a famous writer and poet. […]

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Tarazoo … Yusra Amjad

January 27, 2018

Yusra Amjad is part of an emerging generation of Pakistani writers — she is bold enough to speak up against censorship, against oppression and against institutionalized sexism.   Tarazoo   (Yusra Amjad)   What is more infinitely gentle than the touch of a man arranging fruit on cart? On a concrete corner I see cracked brown hands […]

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Twentieth Demon | Sophia Naz

October 14, 2017

Sophia Naz is an Asian-American author who writes in both Urdu and English. She has been anthologized worldwide, in both print and online journals including Poetry.  She gets amused and amazed by the mother of wonders that is philosophy and loves telling anecdotes that climax too soon. Twentieth Demon Sophia Naz   You held me like the […]

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I will Die Young … Rasul Mir

September 23, 2017

Rasul Mir AnnatNag Kashmir I, too, can’t bear the pain that’s yours on being so far away from me. I will die young. What more? You’ve abandoned me to pity: to feel the pain that follows pain. I will die young. My neck’s in the coils of your serpentine curls: what’s left is the tale— […]

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Poems from Belgrade ….Ana Tomic

September 1, 2017

Poems from Belgrade (Ana Tomic) Haiku ہائکو The moon has found cocoon hanging empty My dream, my tears Wake up butterfly-your turn 2. Betrayal Cold breath, Desert There is peace in the stars Do not be sorry shape shifting snake I do not actually hate you Pain is not a competition, Can you do that […]

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