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An 'Ode' to Indian Nationalism
I have washed the shame / Of a million frenzied
couplings / Off your body and your
The Killing Fields of Delhi
"Veer, I say / That is not your Dilli / Or mine ..."
The Epic Love-poem by Bulley Shah
Translated from Punjabi by FAZEEL AZEEZ CHAUHAN
"Call me Ranjha now / No one need call me Heer any more ..."
The Beauty of the Punjaban SARBPREET SINGH
"They know not the iron in your soul / They know not of your spine of steel ..."
Gursikh A Poem by RASLEEN KAUR
Look at the saint soldier / Look at the face / The chardi kala / Turns dumps into a beautiful place.
Today I Ask Waris Shah to Speak Up from His Grave:
The Partition of Punjab - Three Poems
W.H. AUDEN, AMRITA PRITAM & FAIZ AHMED FAIZ
"O soother of the stricken, arise and see your Punjab!"
A Poem by PARVINDER MEHTA
"A year passed by since / their voices were hushed ..."
The Story of a Pogrom:
Would they get it? Would they care?
First Drop of Rain RAVNEET KAUR SANGHA
Everything flies, windows rattle, doors creak, slam and shut ...
Out of Tune,
Out of Step
BULLEH SHAH [Translated by NIKKY-GUNINDER KAUR SINGH]
Those touched by perfect love, / They dance out of tune ...