Urdu Ghazal – #love- By Aquib

Glossary Jaan nisar – devoted Javaaz – justified Nayaaz- supplication Bazm e Jana – closed ones Ulfat – love Irtekaaz- convergence Noor e Qamar- light of the moon Ru e noor – light from her Furqat – devoid of love/lovers Qalb- heart Veraan- empty Aghaaz- start Muhafazat- protection (husband’s muhafazat- ) Benayaz- exemplary Faraz- heightContinue reading “Urdu Ghazal – #love- By Aquib”

Blithe carefulness

Since the dawn the rays beaming and yelling, Epiphanies of the kind-cruel world, How the flower that bloomed was crushed ! How the periwinkle was uprooted ! The… the sparrows were poisoned and killed, The… the earthen pot was shattered , The sweetest water that I sipped Spilled and castigated on ground. Splash…splash…splash… The bitter-sweetContinue reading “Blithe carefulness”

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The fluttering wind echoes petrichor tales. What vermilion love you bring, oh dear? The sun had set, the sun had set. Can you beat the time’s recompense? I am the being that breathe elixir of veritability. I can’t escape the jabs of time. On my knees I am dear, please hold my hand For oneContinue reading “Untitled poem.”

Delights of the periwinkle

Let me Unfold some pages of shattered pieces in lost town Flying in oblivion of unknown sky There I find in darkness of night A demure filled with kindness and love. Sometimes I wonder in remnants of my thoughts What signs that it foretells? Profusely soaking the words as i pen And in the foggyContinue reading “Delights of the periwinkle”