Yearning for Home

This is a photograph of our home in ruins. It was recently taken by my uncle who visited Anantnag for a festival. The view from the window is all I have been thinking about since. I have been upset over not being able to travel to Kashmir because my father got too worried by the … More Yearning for Home

Poems for Kashmir

  (These poems were first published in Coldnoon: Travel Poetics Journal ) I Today, while they show you the colour of Jhelum -bathed in red do not let them forget The Lidder’s water- splashed with blood in ‘89 Turning lives to stone Peeling the skin of kith and kin reminding them- you never were our own … More Poems for Kashmir