Sadiqullah Khan


Sadiqullah Khan
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Born in Wana, South Waziristan Agency, in the north west of Pakistan, belonging to Ahmed Zai Wazir tribe, a medical doctor by qualification, now in civil service, I loved poetry when I was in school. In later years I studied some Urdu and Pashto poets. The passion remained with me for quite a long time.I had been wrting poems but I have not published any.
Universal Freedom and Love are my cherished values.I am incorrigible romantic, and love music.
My influences are Jalaluddin Rumi, Hafiz sherazi, Umar Khayyam, Asadullah Khan Ghalib and Faiz Ahmed Faiz.
Frederick Von Schiller and Shakespeare are my favourite western poets/authors.
I like the poetry of Pablo Neruda.
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  • The poem is about comprehension of beauty. While looking for an apt image, I came across this and learned about Wabi-sabi. I am a Wabi-sabist partially. Actually I had seen an image of an empty worn o...
    Charu Gandhi. In response to the poem 'Just Another'
  • ''Sometimes I feel that the historic references and the images I upload (later on when I have written my poems) undermine them.''
    Charu Gandhi. On poem 'The Passing'
  • ''There is no joy, I repeat no joy, than being able to write or create with grace and style. Nothing else fascinates than the grandeur of beautiful conversation and writing.''
    Conversation with Charu Gandhi
  • ''I suffer from both in reality. The second one is a constant companion. Unless you have both you cant be an artist.''
    Conversation with Charu Gandhi on poverty and isolation.
  • The oppressed become aware of themselves when it becomes a threat to their carnal bodies and physical pain assails them. Otherwise they wait for God.

    Sadiqullah Khan
    Gilgit
    Opressed
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  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/7/2014 6:55:00 AM)

    nice poems. you are great in showing feels.that shows a good improvement. i invite you to read my poems at my poets page. that is a friendly invitation

  • Shah Muhammad (10/6/2012 7:57:00 PM)

    Sadiq, just before I have read ur poem about dabkot karaze, nd I like it so much that I can't express it in my words, I'm also from dabkot wana. Thanks alot

  • Anjali Sinha (2/3/2009 7:54:00 AM)

    S ensual
    A mourous
    D ivine
    I telligent
    Q uibbler
    U nabashed
    L ovable
    L iberal
    A dmirable
    H onest

    K nowledgable
    H earty
    A rduous
    N oble

    Sadiq this is what I think of you
    May God Bless You always
    and may your fame waft around
    like the musky fragrance that I talk
    about in my poems
    Anjali
    03-02-2009

  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (6/14/2008 1:52:00 AM)

    dear sadiqulla khan, beautiful is your presentation.

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Best Poem of Sadiqullah Khan

Your Sweet Presence

The day when you were standing in front of me
And when I just because of sheer excitement
Of being close to you and having faced you
When suddenly I felt that some spirit has possessed me
And when I felt you were much taller than me
And the colors of you ‘pairahan’
Those red lips and white cheeks
The sparkling teeth
My submission of talking to you
That I was in love with you
Not love
But that I liked you
Though I loved you
Because by that time
I did not know that you will honor the word
May be I was not generous enough
I should have gone with the...

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