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Merak & Dubhe

The first time the boy was completely amazed by the cosmos he was reading a Golden Book guidebook to the stars and constellations. In it were two small pictures, illustrations: one, of the… 189 more words

Childhood Memories


Ever looked at a baby’s eyes? No, I’m not talking about glancing or just looking. Ever STARED at a baby’s eyes, and had the baby stare back at you? 386 more words


April PAD Challenge -- Day Twenty-Three

prompt: write a “historic” poem

The Day After
December 9, 1980

I’d been too rushed to see the news
early morning, school bell rung
and I scurried off to class… 84 more words


It is 5.30 pm.

It is 5.30 pm; the sun has not yet set but you won’t call it bluntly “day”. I have just finished offering the Namaz for Zohr and Asr. 1,269 more words


Dreams of Blurred Neon

Through reveries
Of blended neon
Beyond all recognition

I persevere
Lively and full
Consumed by the sparks
Of young delirium

Heartache wavers
Beneath their ominous… 52 more words


A Distant Ship Smoke Hoizon

Endless days perceived through child’s gaze 
Hot summer bliss, advantageous and forever 
But forever be gone before long in the sun 
Ephemeral sustenance slowly slips this innocence  167 more words