Tag Archives: Poetry

Etymoetry — Champa

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Published: 29. 06. 2015 | Comments: 0

Piano

(“Piano” by DH Lawrence)

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Published: 15. 02. 2015 | Comments: 0

Protected: Juz Qais (جُزقیس) (जुज़ क़ैस)

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Published: 30. 11. 2014 | Comments: 0

Protected: Jarahat tohfa (جراہت تُحفہ)

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Published: 30. 11. 2014 | Comments: 0

Naqsh faryaadi (نقش فریادی) (नक़्श फ़रयादी))

Ghalib – I ♦ Against which artwork’s colour does the copy complain? For each picture’s face is a paper covering, plain. Of the hard soul’s digging — loneliness — ask not! Like Farhad, carving canals for cream through rough terrain. Witness for yourself passion’s unfettered zeal: The scimitar blade drawn out, free from scabbard’s restraint. […]

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Published: 23. 12. 2013 | Comments: 0

A Conversation With: Shamsur Rahman Faruqi

A Conversation With: Literary Critic and Novelist Shamsur Rahman Faruqi ♦ India’s literary establishment is abuzz about the recently published novel “The Mirror of Beauty,” a 984-page fictional account about the life and times of Wazir Khanam, the mother of the famed Urdu poet Daag Dehalvi, set mostly in Delhi and its environs during the […]

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Published: 17. 07. 2013 | Comments: 0

Spiritus mandi

To market, to market ♦ The Defence Colony sabzi and phalwalas are a sonorous lot, with strength in numbers and vocal prowess. Mornings sound like an episode of “So you think you can hawk?” or maybe the opening song of a kitschy musical: a dim-lit stage, the low murmer of doves, the plaintive refrain of […]

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Published: 15. 03. 2013 | Comments: 0

Terra Incognita

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Published: 01. 08. 2012 | Comments: 0

Blackbird

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Published: 30. 07. 2012 | Comments: 0

Goblin Market plums

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Published: 24. 07. 2012 | Comments: 0