when you are forced to pause and ponder
celebrating 10 magical years of writing poetry
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?
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.
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
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