between right and wrong

celebrating 10 magical years of writing poetry

Sequence – #20 Power to Create

Poetry by Sonya Kassam Power to Create

Power to Create

Sequence – #17 I Do Not Exist

Poetry by Sonya Kassam I do not exist

I do not exist

Sequence – #14 Your Own Rhythm

Poetry by Sonya Kassam Your own rhythm

Your own rhythm

Sequence – #9 Circle of Life

Poetry by Sonya Kassam Circle of Life

Circle of Life

Do You Remember?

This post is about the poetry group I have recently joined. We are experimenting with different ways of creating poetry, in particular local content. This week's assignment was a Documentary Poem where we have to use other people's words and create our own poem. Find 2 sources and take 8-10 words/phrases/sentences from both and create … Continue reading Do You Remember?

Defiant!

Stood defiant in the face of history Each brick cemented with a memory Whispers once shared in one tongue Which anthem shall now be sung? *** Thanks to Liaqat Ali Vance for this photo and to @LahoreMore for sharing it on Twitter and providing inspiration for my poem.

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar

you may try to silence sound but you could never still vibration you may make us shed blood, tears but it will only flavour that essence how shall you mute us? how shall you abduct the rhythm in our anthem? each explosion only lends itself to the reverberation yes, grief is selective yes, mourning is … Continue reading Lal Shahbaz Qalandar

Sound

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhwJpac61Dg I was mesmerized when I heard this arrangement and just had to share https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgwL_GCakQY Listen to our music teacher Isaac, so beautiful, so talented! *** How different really are we from each other? I believe if there is one thing that will unite us, it is Sound

a voice from the past

revelations and misinterpretations