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Friday, June 30, 2017

such yeh hay

such yeh hay kay bharosay kay qabil na hum thay
kabhi na ab haiN na aap thay
kabhi na aap haiN

Thursday, June 29, 2017

on this eid ii - 2017

go then celebrate like zombies un-etherised the dead will reach out pull you down soon don't tell us then you were not warned

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

on this eid i - 2017

i remain unconvinced facing the avalanche of greetings from friends & strangers i see half dug graves bereavement
all around

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

a new canvas

a new canvas will paint a shangri la with brush strokes
paint global warming's lethal reach that has turned it into a desolate terrain
I see serene landscapes and wish I could be there but then a voice from the back of my mind says ahem, no AC, sit down

Monday, June 26, 2017

kahani qatray ki

kahani qatray ki sea cloud snow stream river back to sea dust to dust drop to drop life cycle continues while we bicker
silent landscape Shandur valley, #Pakistan

Sunday, June 25, 2017


light vibgyor and then ultra and infra eaten by the black hole

Saturday, June 24, 2017

sitam zareefi

sitam zareefi pour your heart out she said dil hee to hay nahiN pass humaray

Friday, June 23, 2017



mushrooming fault-lines
             raining all over
turning  brick walls
          into wailing walls

Thursday, June 22, 2017


neend neend ka kya hay   aa'aye, aa'aye na aa'aye, na aa'aye bay-hissi maiN bay-hoshi maiN ghoonoodgi maiN hum ji'aye jatay haiN
"شکوہ" نیند بھی اب تو دوستوں کی طرح پہلے آتی تھی ؛ اب نہیں آتی ! ! شمیم شیرازی

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

kaisi jeet

kaisi jeet  kaisi masarrat
aagahi jub aa'ee madfun ho ga'aye
hum saaNs laitay laitay

Tuesday, June 20, 2017



kisay dhoond rahay ho?
such ko
woh busy hay
haaN - bridge tournament
such khuda ka partner hay
oh achcha

Monday, June 19, 2017


khwaab ger khwaab naa hON   tou yeh jeewan   bojh hay   dushwar hay
We'll Always Have Dreams... or Will We?

Sunday, June 18, 2017



searching for something?
yes, Truth
Truth is busy
yes, playing bridge
Truth is God's partner
oh! ok

Saturday, June 17, 2017



so much can be revealed
     how much, she asked
way too much but not all
       you are mischievous
believe that at your peril 

Friday, June 16, 2017

tou maiN kya karooN

tou maiN kya karooN

suraj ki roshni
barish ki cheehtaiN
           kisi ki muskurahat
                  kisi ki bakwas
sub per barabar girti haiN 

Thursday, June 15, 2017

aap batain

aap bataiN missing two lovebirds both no show at the rendezvous traffic? accident? change of mind? commitmentitis?
Yeah, It's One of Those Sleepy New Yorker Fiction Stories Where Nothing Happens

Wednesday, June 14, 2017


sabab bay-sabab dost hu'aye dushman aur dushman dost aap hee bataiN kis ki tareef karaiN kis ko ilzaam daiN?

Tuesday, June 13, 2017



captivating smile
idle chatter
are so democratic

Monday, June 12, 2017



once he cajoled
'you're with us
                   or against us'
he walks the dog

Sunday, June 11, 2017

souchta hoon

souchta hooN ab qayamat aa hee ja'aye tou achcha hay baat hum
oos qayamat ki
ker rahay thay   kay aap chali aaeeN

Saturday, June 10, 2017

tumhaiN kis nay kaha thaa

tumhaiN kis nay kaha thaa suni sunaee baatouN ka yaqeen kerlo tumhaiN kis nay kaha thaa kisi ko kharij karo
qat'l karo
تمہیں کس نے کہا تھا۔۔۔؟😞 #محسن_نقوی

Friday, June 09, 2017



ever so fickle
with food
             for thought
            for stomach

Thursday, June 08, 2017

the frown

the frown

they say
honesty is best
then why the frown
when i replied
to your query
'how do i look?' 

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

wohi chand

wohi chand

aaj wohi chaand aaya hay phir
dil ko jalanay kay liyay khood say kya waada hum phir
bhool ga'aye
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Tuesday, June 06, 2017

a thorn

in the lush green meadows
with back drop of mountains
by the lake a crane
for a highrise complex
that'll stand out        

Monday, June 05, 2017


the span is seventy plus minus
between our life and flower's both'll end as dust or ashes
a footnote in the circus of life

Sunday, June 04, 2017


far'q sattar saal ka phool aur humari zindagi kay darmiaN khaak se khaak
hee hona hay
phir yeh tamasha kyuN

Saturday, June 03, 2017


reminiscing life lived loves loved loves lost down memoryville aided by ceylon's orange pekoe (for pc -sri lanka)

Friday, June 02, 2017

seh'r aur andhaira

woh* seh'r ki baat kerta hay apnay dheemay lehjay maiN meh'v e ghar'q janay kub say hum jo haiN andhairON maiN

*faiz ahmed faiz

yeh daagh daagh ujala...

Thursday, June 01, 2017

piety overdose

in the month of introspection and caring a man succumbed fell by the road paramedics were summoned declared him dead of piety overdose