gule rukhsar

(malakand agency / 24.11.1994)

With The Name Pakistan


after the thrall long and hard
and shadows of blood and odium
with the shivering souls
one night after the eve dark
came an evasive sanctity
and brang here the hope to hope
to rectify and recoup
the land lost
as a heaven on earth
as a sanatorium for souls
with the name Pakistan

Submitted: Friday, November 09, 2012
Edited: Friday, November 09, 2012
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wrote in the age of 16.
dated: 3.3.2011

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