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Poems on social change

We briefly engaged with the following poems in class.

The following is more of a poetic version of a speech by Martin Neimoller in the context of the cowardice of German intellectuals, with the ascendance of Nazi power. 242 more words

Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Kuchh ishq kiya Kuchh kaam kiya

Woh log bahut khush kismat thay
jo ishq ko kaam samajhte thay
ya kaam se aashiqui karte thay
ham jite’ji mashroof rahe
kuchh ishq kiya, kuchh kaam kiya… 80 more words


My wish for you is long journeys that take you to far off places,
That you discover the unknown and find this unknown in unexpected places. 328 more words


Living a beautiful life

Everywhere I look around me – I see ugliness. Ugliness on the roads. The ugliness of the horns, of the engines. The ugliness of the driver intent on overtaking the next car, getting his way, oblivious to the vast blue sky above, to the gentle breeze, to the rain that fell a few hours ago, still present in the aura of the space. 290 more words

İslam Ekonomisi

Modern zaman da özellikle insanların din ve toplumsal hayatının tamamıyla birbirinden soyutlanması gerektiğine dair bir inanış mevcut. Bu inanışın temeli ortaçağ döneminde kilisenin baskısına dayanamayan avrupada Martin Luther hareketiyle oluşmuştur. 474 more words


Gulon Mein Rang Bhare | Voice For Poetry

Is it romance or a call for revolution…decide for yourself.

Gulon mein rang bhare baad-e-nau-bahaar chale
Chale bhi aao ke ghulshan ka kaarobaar chale…


How to read a Poem

you read,
head inclined,
like a heliotropic sunflower bud,
closed lips moving as softly as
new born butterfly wings,
light and air rearranging themselves… 220 more words