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Sunday, March 31, 2019

pixel images

pixel images a dot captures the universe jaisay oonkay rukhsaar ka til

Saturday, March 30, 2019

u'faq per wohi sitaray

u'faq per wohi sitaray dharti per wohi fa'qa qehat aur qehat ur rejal na koi ummeed na a'faqa

Friday, March 29, 2019

is there a grey area?

is there a grey area? between halaal and haraam black label and black hearts those who invoke nay fabricate religious myths lord acton's disciples macaulay's children is there a grey area?

Thursday, March 28, 2019

koi naee baat sunao yaara

koi naee baat sunao yaara wohi purani baataiN so'on ker dil huwa jata hay bay-zaar golay barsana mazloomOn per zyadti kerna bachchouN kay saath aur zul'm dhana deen ki aaR maiN koi naee baat sunao yaara

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

ittila e aam

ittila e aam eemaan humara yaheen kaheen go'om ho gaya hay ger aap ko milay to ooski hifazat karaiN jazaak allah

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

public notice

public notice have lost faith in humanity somewhere between karachi and mardan or perhaps between hill park and etobicoke
if found please preserve it

Monday, March 25, 2019

woh agnostic

hum tum naam leva ik un-daikhi zat kay aur woh agnostic lay gaee baazi

Sunday, March 24, 2019


respect is awol if only

Saturday, March 23, 2019

tunnel vision

tunnel vision one country beats the other so what the orphans the poor the disenfranchised face the same trauma day in and out nothing changes statistics matters not think

Friday, March 22, 2019


conundrum city by the sea and short of water country borne of faith drowned in faithlessness

Thursday, March 21, 2019

half baked principles

half baked principles ensconced on pugree's crest half baked principles cascading rhythmically down ragged garment huddling around swollen feet susurrating, withering drained and dying

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

kernay walay buhat haiN

kernay walay buhat haiN jo zeest nay dee muhlat chalo kyuN kuch bhee na ker jaiN hum

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

bliss - pure impure

bliss - pure impure defying death the two lovers united in fervent embrace invited death

Monday, March 18, 2019

indus has seen it all

indus has seen it all untiring it flows from lake manasarovar to the delta in sindh nothing escapes the flow when interviewed by a talking head she complained of arthritis in the lower extremes

Sunday, March 17, 2019


egos talk like they own the world know not they are filled with dust and ashes
once upon a time

Saturday, March 16, 2019

yeh shaam

yeh shaam gawahi daiti hay sub'h e nau ki woh sub'h jo shayad aisi ghamnaak na ho #NewZealandTerroristAttack

Friday, March 15, 2019


mukammal woh hay jo wahid hay aur mukammul tumhari humari
i'kaee hay

Thursday, March 14, 2019

spring 2019

spring 2019 the life of a dog in the diaspora is way better than a migrant's in native or adopted land
Face to Face, Dream to Dream

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

the other indus saga: entitlement woes

the other indus saga: entitlement woes same clime same pursuit of distant gods faux pride in gods pursued
discrimination against women underprivileged entitlement woes mixed with angst that is us...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

the other indus saga

the other indus saga aap aur hum khuda aur bhagwan musjid aur mandir justujoo aik aur manzil bhee aik
aur mushtarak hay aurtoN ki haq talfi bugh'z aur nafrat apnay ghairON say
aap aur hum...

Monday, March 11, 2019

she said...

she said if it ain't broke fix it not works for me if i fix gadgets but in relationships find it better to do the walking then waiting for the inevitable saves remorse and agony
Day one. Lesson one ... If it ain't broke, don't fix it !

Sunday, March 10, 2019

cascading no no nos

cascading no no nos from three ladies on a solo sitar deafening and falling on deaf ears

purani daastaan na'aye zakh'm #AuratMarch2019

Saturday, March 09, 2019


the azure sky sapphire water cavorting with snow restless mudslide bare shrub await persephone for a & m

Friday, March 08, 2019

celebrating days

celebrating days is gross 'coz at the end of the day the day is gone i know, i know it is symbolic but why not celebrate it every day, every week, every year in honour of ....... oh, well...

Thursday, March 07, 2019

in the end

in the end hell would not freeze 'ver thanks to our shenanigans it'll expand to dwarf black hole
Fantastic news! The world will never run out of assholes.

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

na aao, na lao

na aao, na lao tum aao ya na aao e'hd nibhaho
ya na nibhaho dekh laingay hum
bharosay ko darmian e guftugoo behtar hay na lao

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Stormy night on top of the hill ...

Stormy night on top of the hill ... occasions aplenty remind me of the onion eater
that little girl, deaf and dumb selling flowers at the intersection
window shoppers, gleaming eyes overflowing wishes, empty pockets

chance encounters with men in rags
their touching conversations
life spent ensconced on hill recalling and recoiling with the past oh

more musings at #tpoem

Monday, March 04, 2019


loss of things taken for granted hurts us most catches unawares and worse we learn not

Sunday, March 03, 2019

watch that finger

watch that finger one misread one misadventure one misstep and we'll glow in the winter of our discontent… #kashmirforkashmiris

Saturday, March 02, 2019

ish'q kay aagay

is ish'q kay aagay shauq hay maut kay aagay jeena hay

Friday, March 01, 2019

a tale of two body bags

a tale of two body bags even after rigor mortis sets in the inert bodies remain muslim & hindu buried or cremated dead they'll remain mourned by families & friends adored by bigoted news-herds dead they'll remain