A Painting In Progress

On a twisted canvas of life a painting is in  progress Basic sketch is done with beautiful undertone A portrait of someone who is looking into the mirror of life; It is you, it is me, it is everyone of us; looking into the mirror for a self portrait There are several colours on a […]

Her Real Wings Were Within Her Tiny Heart..

Incarcerated within the concrete wallsThere was a little swallowTiny and fragile, just like an eensy sapling sprouting from the hard shell.Her little claws were fetteredHer wings were chainedThe gloomy walls would intimidate her.Oblivious and bleak the surrounding was. But her heart; tiny and soft, was beating with hopeYet, uncouth sorrow permeating within the concrete walls,Piercing […]

Imagination! Mightier Than Knowledge..

Imagination! the way of the heart, Opens the eye of certainty and takes the being to the realm where the truth of certainty rules, Imagination! Gives wings to feeble arms, takes the being to the skies where rule the birds, Breaks all the barriers stymie the growth and let the being amble in the heaven […]

My lost imagination…

Months had passed and my canvas remained blank, Paints died in the tubes, brushes  lost their smoothness, Buried shades on dormant palette stopped asking for water; And my blank canvas asked me; where I lost my imagination.. I’d looked everywhere, but couldn’t trace the fragrance of yours my dear imagination.. Might have left with the […]

Eid ul Adha Mubarak

All praise to Almighty Allah with whose grace we are able to perform the Sunnah of Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim (peace be upon him). May Almighty Allah accept our act of worship and forgive our sins. Ameen! Every year at the 10th of Zul-Hajjah Muslims across the world celebrate Eid ul Adha with religious zeal. It is a Sunnah (practice) of Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim […]

Whispers Of A Desert

Can you listen to the whispers of a desert; dry, barren, derelict___the desert of yourself___forsaken, neglected! It’s sobbing, but these unseen tears are not enough to moisten its soil. Where is your bucket of water? The desert of yourself is crying for water, where is your bucket? Little swallows have come to quench its thirst. […]

تبسم

(English version after Urdu) فلک پر دور تلک پھیلی تھی ردائے سحاب شوخیاں تھیں بادِ صبا کی عروج پر کرتی تھی سرگوشیاں کبھی طیور سے لہلہاتے کبھی برگ و گل ہمراہ اس کے چند لمحے بعد۔۔۔ آیا ہلال بامِ فلک پر تھکا تھکا سا نیند سے بوجھل لگا تھا سونے اوڑھ کر نور کی چادر […]