Poems

A Poem On An Afternoon Which Made No Sense

1. The Crimson scratch across the sky is oozing Red milk; bitter and hot. Is that how God bleeds?! Or weeps?! Or is it just what it is- An indifferent sky above us Feeding red mana To the ungrateful hungry... 2. You cannot burn the darkness, That has crept into your blind eyes, By all...

The Blood Stained Pheran

He wanted to wake up late As he knew, the daylight will Bring only misery, for his beloved Combed his black hair, put muffler And pheran, and left for his Own Funeral Bullets were restless To Pierce his bony chest Blood spout like Fountain He felt pain But didn't wept Eyes were only looking For hapless mother With...

Everyone Is Dead

The news broke and The world was no longer a host. The night began to beam And the morning Shrouded in veil With every drop of blood. The Jehlum turned crimson As I could speak of valor The trees began To rumble Remains of A blazen Chinar, Torn motherland! Everyone is dead, Waleed There is none to wail Or...

Sing Me Freedom, Sing Me Cries

sing me blood, sing me life sing me a story, sing a prise sing me revolution, sing me fear sing me martyrdom, sing me tears sing me bullets, sing me cries sing me lullaby, sing me souls sing me truth, sing a corps sing me hope,...

Should I Forget?

should I forget
Why conceal the truth under the new snow? In pursuit of winter sports on snow covered meadows Which are as dark as the snow above is white. With the massacre of each village blood red. Should I count Gaw Kadal, Alamgari Bazar or Wandhama? Or all others that you...

Kashmir – A River Of Blood

For how long shall our blood be spilled? For how long shall we be shackled? Redemption has to be divine, For our ranks have been left asunder; Overtly by a foe, Whom, for the centuries to come, we will remember. The facade of murky haze shall vanish, And a new dawn...

Rosh’e Walla Myani Dilbaro With English Translation

I couldn’t find the poet of this song, I think it’s Habba Khatoon but I am not sure. If you know who it is, please let me know in the comments. I have tried to translate it to the best of my ability, in...

A Festival Inside Four Walls

I could hear the noise saying the moon was sighted. Joy all around, the festival was tomorrow and I wasn't excited. I stared at the moon, they all found it jubilant and bright. It was so quiet and too dark for me, felt like...

Tainted Survival – A Poem In memory of Kunan Poshpora Rape Victims

My Dumbstruck body with clotted blood, endure tortuous days and terrible nights. Silence stuck in throat That Strives to cry . Forms quite dew drops In deep arid well. Aching heart with heavy sighs, Those taunts and scolds, Those unbearable fies, And my firm belief To tackle it hard. Those books never dried bears which, the history Of my...

Again and Again

Another killing. Another blinding. Again battered. Again bruised. Again life slipped into deep chasm of death. Again devaluing life. Again shattering of imposed normalcy. Again shattering of transient illusions, delusions. Another grave awaits. Another mother loses her life. Again and again how will she live without her chopped...

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