Misfits

Momos, soft and supple, waiting to be dunked in scarlet red sauce But that cheese in the deep fried kind of momos is such a misfit Thin wafer like pizzas With the delicately spiced herbs And when tikka flavored chicken is sprinkled on it, such a misfit Cold creamy kulfi On a stick eaten on… Continue reading Misfits

a Lovers Quarrel 

Never have more vehement emotions been exchanged than during a lovers quarrel. Far too many poems have been written on 'hijr' or separation from your lover and about 'ishq' or romance and its sweet overtures. Witnessing a lovers quarrel earlier this week, led me into an expedition to find Urdu poetry about this very important… Continue reading a Lovers Quarrel