I wrote the first three shairs of this ghazal in my spring semester of 2017 over the span of many classes. Just a few days ago, I found the notebook in which I wrote these shairs, and I read them. I felt really happy until I realized I didn’t have the last shair for it to be complete.
So I left all other things that were going on in my life and set out to finding the perfect shair that would go along with the ghazal rules, be grammatically correct and would have a valuable message . It was a hard journey people (it took me ten minutes) but at last, finally, I did it. Continue reading “Ghazal (Rasta Gum-naam)”
Our life: Mosaic
Of stories combined
Starts with the Wake
Ends with the Blind Continue reading “The Words”
I wrote this Nazam / Dua a few years back in college, and then last week I decided to type it down on an Urdu keyboard (which is soo hard to understand by the way). So please give it a read and I hope you like it!
Continue reading “Ya Rab!”
This is a short piece of Bongi I wrote in college during Chemistry class because, uhh, why not? Hope you like it.
Continue reading “Zareena Aapa”
The walls up high
I’m royal within
The storm, it hides
Continue reading “The Castle Dungeons”
“Are you coming to the field trip tomorrow?”
“It’s just that my best friend is mad at me and so she’s not going to the trip and if I go, she’ll get even more mad at me and besides, even if I go, I won’t have any friend to hang out with and have fun with and then I’ll just get bored and its gonna be the worst day ever… so I’m not going.”
You may have seen this scene unfold in front of you many times at school. I know I did…
Continue reading “The Bliss of Solitude…”
I like to consider myself a creative person, who loves to write and draw, and everything she does and says is a work of art. I have had this opinion about myself for a very long time now… Continue reading “My Creativity just Evaporated…”