Famida Basheer


Famida Basheer Poems

1. Soar 1/17/2013
2. Walk In The Woods-1 1/17/2013
3. Dusk 1/17/2013
4. Sister! Sister! 1/17/2013
5. The Wasting Ways Of War 1/17/2013
6. Speak 1/17/2013
7. Transcience 1/17/2013
8. The End 1/17/2013
9. Walk Away 1/17/2013
10. Rain 3/10/2014
11. Birth Cry 11/6/2011
12. Dark Whispers 11/6/2011
13. Aatmaa 3/3/2008
Best Poem of Famida Basheer

Aatmaa

aatmaa he said
your soul
it must awaken
it sleeps the sleep of the untried

I unhitch my sari
lift its end over
to cover my head

there must be some truth
in what he says
he is the guru

I the creature
of questions
without answers

I bow low in reverence
and know
that only my humility
is the answer
to a question I never asked...

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