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"The silent streets / Unmetalled with / Compassion / Strewn with jagged / Broken pieces of / Hatred ..."
A Tale of Two Cities:
Carnage in Kishinev, Butchery in Delhi
"It is the tongue of every ghost / Of every maid and every crone / Of every mother and every child ..."
SMEARS OF SAFFRON:
Another 'Ode' to Indian Nationalism
"Naked you stand in the
harsh light / Avarice, hatred your
eyes reveal ..."
An 'Ode' to Indian Nationalism
I have washed the shame / Of a million frenzied
couplings / Off your body and your
The Killing Fields of Delhi
"Veer, I say / That is not your Dilli / Or mine ..."
The Epic Love-poem by Bulley Shah
Translated from Punjabi by FAZEEL AZEEZ CHAUHAN
"Call me Ranjha now / No one need call me Heer any more ..."
The Beauty of the Punjaban SARBPREET SINGH
"They know not the iron in your soul / They know not of your spine of steel ..."
Gursikh A Poem by RASLEEN KAUR
Look at the saint soldier / Look at the face / The chardi kala / Turns dumps into a beautiful place.
Today I Ask Waris Shah to Speak Up from His Grave:
The Partition of Punjab - Three Poems
W.H. AUDEN, AMRITA PRITAM & FAIZ AHMED FAIZ
"O soother of the stricken, arise and see your Punjab!"
A Poem by PARVINDER MEHTA
"A year passed by since / their voices were hushed ..."