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Monday, September 04, 2017

word barbecue iv

word barbecue iv
and on those rare moments when briskly words
gush forth with nary a pause cut the chains release them before dark

Sunday, September 03, 2017

word barbecue iii

word barbecue iii if medium rare poke and prod rearrange
reorder if a poem descends
hesitate not
place it
in the incubator

Saturday, September 02, 2017

word barbecue ii

word barbecue ii if well done prune the carbon sift and file under prose to be sorted
edited then start with a fresh crop

Friday, September 01, 2017

word barbecue i

word barbecue i stoke the shavings spread the words out turn them over lest they burn out like the whimsical poet

Thursday, August 31, 2017

I hope we keep smiling like this for the rest of our lives 😘

experience tells us matrimonial life is no bed of roses sadness sorrows ecstasy take turns compromise care devotion ushers smiles
I hope we keep smiling like this for the rest of our lives 😘

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

happiness and sadness

happiness fragile, fleeing, fleeting sadness fierce, fervent, fervid
Happiness Quickly Goes Away While Grief, Alas, is More Loyal

Tuesday, August 29, 2017


raped her appeals
and pleas ignored begging
shrugged like ocean waves hitting rocks and then...
like a soiled paper plate discarded

Monday, August 28, 2017

lost pin

lost pin somewhere between hub and hingol lost a pin used to prick hot egos it was used on rare occasions if you find it...

Sunday, August 27, 2017

an unpoem - word game

an unpoem - word game it bit writ bite write bitter writer bitten written brighten tweetrum tweedum

Saturday, August 26, 2017


raqam loh e mehfooz per sab't hay raqam pyar ki
hay koi hum maiN say paRH sakhay jo oosko

Friday, August 25, 2017


prisms of bourgeoise rose tinted of the proletariat the colour of fury that'll one day blow us to smithereens

Thursday, August 24, 2017

azli kahani

azli kahani akelay aa'aye akelay ga'aye khalqat ka hujoom bay asar raha
aur hum bhee
bay asar hee uthay
Ham-safar chahiye hujoom nahin Ek musafir bhi qaafila hai mujhe ~Ahmad Faraz

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

twitter say pehlay

twitter say pehlay meh'v e hairaaN hooN tweetdeck say pehlay chai/coffee piya jati thee kaisay

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


sharaf sahab aapki inayat hay @Rekhta hum urdu-danOn per sarrhadON kay samandarON kay paar jo sub dilouN ko youN mila dya

Monday, August 21, 2017

ik aur dhamaka

ik aur dhamaka

sunta hooN jub dehshat-gardi ki koi khabar tez dharakta hay yeh dil mra (oos pehli mulaqaat
se bhee tez) kahiN woh shakhs
muslim na ho

Sunday, August 20, 2017

the bridge

the bridge the bridge we're on crosses jungles, deserts, oceans, mountains we tread on hope and fear but the destination
remains elusive

Saturday, August 19, 2017

the other side of the door

the other side of the door cocooned in our comfort zone we live and think all is well reality on the other side shocks our existence
hits in the face a blast of hell's heat we retreat close the door and write paeans and drink more tea

Friday, August 18, 2017

post independence day

post independence day yesterday big flags big egos aflutter big vows testosteroneitis in full bloom today business as usual

Thursday, August 17, 2017


#gertuburanamaanay tell me other than a late breakfast what distinguishes today from yesterday or tomorrow aug 14, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


gauhar dhoondtay kya ho raakh kay ambaar maiN nafratouN kay darya maiN sharafat o murawwat gauhar e na'paid haiN

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


fate they packed a picnic lunch headed to the river bank not knowing they've locked the door one last time

Monday, August 14, 2017


kal kal rukh moR ker kisi aur rah say chala gaya fuzool hay kal ka intezar aaj ko poojo
kahiN woh bhee
na chala ja'aye

Sunday, August 13, 2017


tomorrow we live for the morrow that never appears we hope for the morrow that is elusive

Saturday, August 12, 2017


woh ash'k hee kya jo jhalkay na oon palkoN say
- Waqt e Rukhsat Jo Kisi Ashk Ko Roka Jaye,,,* Umar Bhar Kay Liye, Ankhon Mein Thehr Jata Hai.....!!! Poet: #Shehzad_Qais #UrduPoetry

Friday, August 11, 2017


waaqif dilli ho ya lahore mumbai ho ya karachi darmiaN her sheh'r hay ik posheeda lakeer idhar walay oodher walON say na-waqif haiN, pehchantay nahiN
#WordofthDay #Waqif : Aware of/Informed

Thursday, August 10, 2017

a sad tale

a sad tale them stones she thought will protect her from evil will give positive vibes bring luck yet he embraced another woman
On Coming Across a Very Very Rich Woman

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

with paint and brushes

with paint and brushes many can paint you but i will paint your demeanor with words my love

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

tasveer o paikar

rangON say tou koi bhee tasveer tri bana sakhta hay kyuN na aaj hum huroof say bana daiN tera paikar @mussavir

Monday, August 07, 2017

gnoti seuton*

gnoti seuton* khalish e umar e rawaaN justooju e azli nay suragh e zindagi paa lia jub tou sukoon aasmanouN say barsa *know thyself

Sunday, August 06, 2017

ilzam tarashi

ilzam tarashi is dOr ka taqazaa yehi hay na aap thakaiNgay ilzaam tarashi say na woh yeh na-mukammul qissa youN hee chalta rahay ga