Selected Poem - May, 2022
That Pretty Smile by Bisma Tazeem - Pakistan
The hands were busy in sewing the shirt
The eyes were fixed on the needle
The baby was crying in her lap
Trying to eat out the dirt
The hands were fast and steady
So focused and so smooth
Smile on her face and she was ready
To make a shirt for her baby...Read More Comment(s) 0
Selected Poem - February, 2022
Not so Fantastical Fantastic Beings by Muhammad Khurram - Pakistan
Perceive me not, I say
See my beauty in every pebble in your way
Hear me not, I say
Listen to the bulbuls singing our praise
Affirm me not, I say
Speak of grace and joyous days
For love is riddled with contradictions
Humble schemes and grand wishes
Impossible realizations: us, together
A thought with so much charge, reaching capacity overload
A short circuit, a flare up, a supernova burst
Swinging us so far out of our orbits that we
crash into one another...Read More Comment(s) 1
Selected Poem - January, 2022
Selected Poem - October, 2021
Eternal Voyage by Bushra Yasin - Pakistan
Come with me,
I’ll take you to a different world,
A world that lies within me,
A world that I created,
And a world that I rule.
You’ll meet those who live inside me,
Few forgotten souls,
A dreamer that flies without wings,
And a leader that leads, through imagination...Read More Comment(s) 1
Selected Poem - September, 2021
The Moon Game by Hajra Khan - Pakistan
It's okay to feel half,
Or nothing, nothing at all.
Shhh... Can you hear her silent plea?
How she gains when she falls,
How she knows her own path.
You'll never know if she cries, mourns or rejoices,
For she hides herself in daylight.
Away from the people, away from pain,
I have told you once and I'll tell you again...
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