Query of the Road: Selected Poems of Akhtar-ul-Iman with Extensive Commentary
This volume contains Akhtar-ul-Iman's poetry published during the past forty years in The Whirlwind, All Colours, The Stream, The Dark Planet, Memories, Daughter of Time and A New Melody. The poems in this collection deal with complex issues of life: ever - declining moral standards, deadened human sensibilities and ethical bankruptcy that stare us in the face.
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Foreword by AkhtarulIman written for his collection published in 1983
PARTI SELECTION FROM GIRDAAB 1943
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BB and KGJ beautiful become believe beloved bird blood by-path Chandni Chowk colours commentary creation Dark Planet Dasna Station Passenger death deeds Delhi desert desire dreams dust earth everything expression eyes face Faiz Faiz Ahmed Faiz feelings flowers fragrance ghazal girl grief heart helpless India journey keep Krishan Chander lamp land laughing light limit of pain live desolation loneliness look lost man's melody memory mind moon mosque Mughal Empire N.M. Rashid Nadir Shah narrator nazm night and day noted Pakistan passed our days person poem is apparently poem of Akhtar-ul-Iman poem seems poem under consideration poet's reader road romantic love says scene Shamsur Rahman Faruqi short poem sleep someone song soul spring stand stanza stars story stream struggle Sugh symbol tears theme There's thought Translated by BB Urdu poet Urdu poetry voice walking Whirlpool wonder wounds write