The International Day of Tolerance & Insaaniat

November 16, 2013 It's tragic that on the International Day of Tolerance (November 16), Pakistan is dealing with the aftermath of sectarian violence. In a region that has a brilliant history of Sufi poetry (Bulleh Shah) and that has produced individuals like Abdul-Sattar Edhi, time and time again, we have seen the darkness that ensues because …

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Sweet Surrender

Sweet Surrender  Walking a tightrope of gossamer threads, A balancing act of Smoke and Mirrors, Clouds of confusion reflected, In the nebula of CO, That spirals from the inferno below: Crackle. Gasoline flames of transient dreams, Tendrils of carmen red burning steadily Lost in hummingbird heartbeats, And silver chains of material distractions, Tiptoeing a precarious …