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14.11.2007 11:33 TWIST OF FATES


14.11.2007 11:31 DEDICATION

I would like to dedicate this work to the loved ones in my life.... who have always had faith in me.... Who supported me in my times of trial.... Who always loved me in spite of my faults. Thank you for always standing by me you special people of my lif


14.11.2007 11:30 ABOUT THE AUTHER AFZAL SHAUQ

Author M. Afzal Shauq was born in the valleys of the Pashtoon region of North West Pakistan. He attended Balochistan University where he received his masters degree in sociology. In 1998 he received a second masters in Demography from the Cairo Demogra


14.11.2007 11:29 AFZAL SHAUQ,Pashhto Poet Writer

Ayaz Daudzai, a famous Critic and the ex-Chief Controller of Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation ... <br /> “He’s magnetic & mature...a traveler in peace... poetry with global touches. “a person of hundreds of stories


14.11.2007 11:26 PREFACE

PREFACE<br /> <br /> I would like to thank Afzal Shauq for allowing me the honor of being the translator of his poetry. For the past two years I have attempted to express his work with the sensitivity and care it deserves. I find his work insigh


14.11.2007 11:24 POEM 1 14

POEM 1<br /> A NEW DAWN<br /> <br /> In years of cruelty past <br /> there came a new dawn<br /> the bright light burned <br />


14.11.2007 11:22 POEM 15/24

PASHTANI HODA<br /> (An Instinctive Behavior)<br /> <br /> Wind of autumn!<br /> Hot dusty storm !<br /> Well known you are...<br /> <br />


14.11.2007 11:21 POEM 25/34

HEART<br /> <br /> Broken walls <br /> can be repaired...<br /> Empty stems <br /> can grow new leaves...<br /> <br />


14.11.2007 11:19 POEM35/44

EXPECTATION<br /> <br /> I live in hopes<br /> this is the night<br /> you will stay...<br />


14.11.2007 11:18 POEM 45/54

TO MY FRIEND<br /> <br /> <br /> Without you<br /> I am incomplete... <br /> Because of you<br /> fame now Is ours...<br />


14.11.2007 11:16 POEM 55/64

I AM NOT ALONE<br /> <br /> I am not alone,<br /> <br /> Angel of death<br /> haunts me <br /> ever following...<br /> <br />


14.11.2007 11:14 POEM 65/74

BEAUTY PRIDE..<br /> <br /> These beautiful people<br /> lost to beauty's value<br /> fearing the night<br /> prolonging the summer<br /> crushing hearts<br /> like the toys.. <br /> <br />


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CONFUSION OF LOVE<br /> <br /> You love me<br /> There's no doubt <br /> But it's love<br /> That keeps me wondering<br /> <br />


14.11.2007 11:06 POEM 105/114

PASHTOON …<br /> NEVER BE DEFEATED<br /> <br /> In the flower of youth<br /> with open heart<br /> I stepped forth...<br /> <br />