Grief by Antara Verma

People live longer in our grief than in our remembrance by Antara Verma

I am addicted to grief-It’s not that I can’t do anything about it,I just don’t want to do anything about it.Lifespans have increased in the

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Newspapers are a luxury in the hands of spectators by Resham Sharma

The morning newspaper stretches its wearied arms between my fingers and protrudes its chest close to my face as I sheepishly rub my nose. Headlines

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Weighing a mother

Weighing a girl, a woman and a mother

Every day when the sun hides behind treesA girl rides past my houseI look at her through the windows of my room.She goes around again and againuntil

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Girl Floating in Water by Ophelia

I am a gunshot wound

i am a gunshot wound.two tablespoons of Rooh Afza does not calm me, it either lights me up like Wills Navy Cut cigarettes or martyrs me to the ground

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Displaced Afghani Children at a refugee camp in Kabul

In the landscape of tomorrow, God is an almost dead man

In the playgrounds of tomorrow, happiness bleeds like a mutilated man. Your children and mine are descendants of a shrivelled landscape that has

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Worshipping Poets by Simra Sadaf

“Talk to me about the poem you wrote to pass the unbearable. Tell me why you prefer the second generation of English Romantic poets over millennial

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