In Memory of my grandfather….

Our beloved departed father, grandfather, and great grandfather, Mahmood Ahmed Farooqui’s book, Evocative Epistles, compiled by Mamoon Akhtar Farooqui, was reviewed recently by ex-Ambassador Mr Karamatullah K Ghori, from Toronto, Canada, and published in the Pakistan Link Newspaper, New York. Please download Pakistan Link – Sept 4, 2015 – Pages 8-9 to read properly.  

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In memory

Obituary Inna Lillah e Wa Inna Aleh e Ra’ajioon. My dear Phuppa Ahsan Ul Haq has passed away on 26th January 2015. 🙁 Hé was a treasure chest of azadi memories and a great n loving man. He was loved by all and will be very greatly missed. Dear Phuppa we love you and always…

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Mister Terrorist

You came to my school one day, And interrupted my class, I was enjoying myself making things, I was attending my art class. You disrupted my discipline, You destroyed my dear school, You came in with big fat guns, And left us in blood pools. I was enjoying making a sail boat, My friend was…

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Dedication…

Some days back, I finished reading the very brilliant book, “The Rescue” by Nicholas Sparks. I was so inspired by it, that I decided to write a poem for him, using names of his own books: Dear John, At First Sight, when I saw it, I became a True Believer I sent up a Message…

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In memory of a Gul Mohar Tree

  Coming home from office on the evening of September 5th, 2013, I stopped at the cobbler’s. I had given my purse to him in the morning for repairs and had to retrieve it at that time. Since the cobbler was still doing something with the purse, I parked the car on one side and…

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Dilemma of Incomplete Bibliographies

Greetings again! The other day, I was going through one of my favorite bookstores, looking for a title that was written by a certain writer. To be exact, I was going through Liberty Bookstore’s website, looking for Stephen King’s book “On Writing”. And unfortunately I could not find it. Hence the post. It’s essential to…

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New year: an ouch here, a boom there

The new year arrived for me the previous evening, 31st of December 2012, when I fell smack on my knees just outside my home, while returning from work. With big red spots (on both knees) to remind me of what had happened, I spent the remaining five hours writhing in pain and trying to convert…

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Post Script to Malala’s post

Salam everyone I’ve been pretty inactive lately and that’s not due to anything I’ve got to do and there’s nothing that’s keeping me too busy. I’m just too lazy to write and also I think I’m now out of topics. I wrote a post on Miss Malala Yousufzai some days back and suddenly I’m noticing…

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Malala Yousufzai, the daughter of the nation

Since everyone was talking about Malala and how the poor 14 year old child got attacked on 9th of October 2012, an unfortunate event that almost cost her her life, I only found it fair that I dedicate a post to her on my website too. The young girl, a victim of so called “Jihad”…

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Issues, or Distractions?

Okay, first of all, this whole post is my opinion only; I’m not trying to change anyone else’s opinions or to influence them with mine. This is about the different kinds of messages that I’ve been getting about different issues on the blasphemy of Islam and it’s different elements, especially our Holy Prophet S.A.W. I…

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