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Monday, July 31, 2017


kaisa rab't kahaaN ka rab't is bay-zaabta zindagi ki rau maiN bay-rab'ti say hum aur aap b'hay jatay haiN

Sunday, July 30, 2017

ish'q ii

only before you my other self

Saturday, July 29, 2017

sang e meel

sang e meel is safar maiN dost aatay rahay jatay raahan sang e meel nazrON say ujhal na hu'a laikin paas kabhi aaya nahiN

Friday, July 28, 2017


furqat kursi chorooN ya tujhay aye khuda yeh tazabzoob yeh kasmakush qaabil e bardasht nahiN ab MNS se maazrat ke saath
#WordoftheDay #Furqat : Separation (of beloved)

Thursday, July 27, 2017


shhhhhhh sky is here there and everywhere it sees in the dark knows your moves beware it is all-knowing and perhaps a god
Papa Papa, Sky is Also Very Old... So Why is it Not Called a Monument Too?

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

qaabil e daad

qaabil e daad hay zab't muflisi ka zamanay ka her sit'm seh ker bhee daman e zab't nahiN choRa
#WordOfTheDay #Zabt : Confiscation/Self-control

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

to the suicide bombers

to the suicide bombers go kill people hellbound you shall remain for the prophet (saw) has said 'kill one, kill humanity'

Monday, July 24, 2017


jahunnam zadoh kay naam tum maar sakhtay ho mard, aurat, bachchON ko laikin yahaaN na wahaaN tum kabhi jeet pao gay #lahoreblast

Sunday, July 23, 2017


haqeeqat, aye dost dil e gul say poucho fidai pe jo youN sadioN se fida hota chala aaya hay
Flowers are Fake, Heart is True

Saturday, July 22, 2017


tashreeh nay hee maar dala zaalim warna hum kisi say kum na thay

Friday, July 21, 2017


ishq maiN jhookooN bandOn kay aagay yeh mumkin nahiN
mumkin nahiN maiN hooN fiq't t'ra   aur tu mera
Sometimes Surrender is Not Defeat But a Privilege... at the Sufi Shrine of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya in Delhi

Thursday, July 20, 2017

hij'r ki ik aur daastaan

hij'r ki ik aur daastaan unn-gin't hijratouN per hay mubni muhajir thay hum muhajir rahay
aur mahjoor hu'aye go' safar raigaaN hee raha
Know how three letters form a group of words, that will strengthen your vocabulary. #UrduRekhta #LearnUrdu #vocabulary

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

go, if you dare

go, if you dare behind the unlocked door lies the folded memories neatly stacked go if you dare unleash them
Memories of My Old Love... Good Riddance!

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

zul'm o barbadi

zul'm o barbadi

itna zul'm itni barbadi her soo' chalo aaj say hum khwaab dekhna choRh daiN

Monday, July 17, 2017

elusive destination

have taken this long road and other roads less traveled in good & bad weather alone & in company but the destination remains elusive
Into the Golden Hour, The Long Road 3 Series, 30 x 30 cm acrylic on canvas by Steven Christian Reed - profile

Sunday, July 16, 2017

not your regular purdah

not your regular purdah purdah jahaaN bhee ho kaheen bhee ho
a'ql per ho
jis'm per ho
souch per ho
a'mal per ho
ghalat hay ghalat hay

Saturday, July 15, 2017

cross and crescent

he carried the cross until now
we the silent ones' carry the crescent with far heavier burden in these terror stricken times

Friday, July 14, 2017


(overheard) pachtaava aik such bola tha zindagi maiN dou bachchcON kay baad ab tak pachtava hay

Thursday, July 13, 2017

impertinent signs

impertinent signs nothing lasts life love (s) living we're untouchable dead we're forgotten even signs abandon us sooner than...
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017


musiccannot be

Did You Hear the Music Died This Morning and The Sitar Will be Buried This Evening?

Tuesday, July 11, 2017


laf'z maauseeqi qabrON ka hisar maiN kahaaN aatay haiN

Did You Hear the Music Died This Morning and The Sitar Will be Buried This Evening?

Monday, July 10, 2017

lovers should learn patience

lovers should learn patience from these bare branches awaiting foliage and flowers

Sunday, July 09, 2017

what to tell: version ii

might meet you soon and persiflage have serious talk ending in agreements or dis... requisite for friendships

Saturday, July 08, 2017

what to tell

what do I tell a cyber friend whom have not met yet (but would like to someday) someday may come soon someday may not...

Friday, July 07, 2017

ish'q sab'r t'lub hay

mana kay ish'q sab'r t'lub hay laikin
garmi maiN garmi e ish'q kyun
unqaa hojati hay #maazratkessath @mazdaki @FShirin
#Ishq mohalle mein ab yaaron kya koi maashooq nahin, Kitne qaatil mausam guzre, shor huey ,fariyad huey. #jauneliya #shair @rubeenaAJ

Thursday, July 06, 2017

rehnay dO

rehnay dO pao gay kya zakh'm kuraid ker wohi tishnagi wohi bay hisi wohi yaad e raftagaaN rehnay dO

Wednesday, July 05, 2017


bay hissi ki ho gaee inteha aarzooON nay bhee youN achanaak beech behar chorh dya saath humara
ग़म-ए-ज़माना ने मजबूर कर दिया वर्ना ये आरज़ू थी कि बस तेरी आरज़ू करते ~अख़्तर शीरानी #WordoftheDay

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

hoshiar khabardar: beware

hoshiar khabardar: beware money can buy a lot but for manners & mores worthless it is dedicated to a certain fake billionaire

Monday, July 03, 2017

touch me not

touch me not insulated aren't we from god friends neighbors and then we complain of loneliness (oh the audacity)

Sunday, July 02, 2017


neatly folded dreams
at night found'em disheveled
in the morn

Saturday, July 01, 2017


khwaab teh ker kay khaabON ko jo soya sub'h dum shikan alooda paya