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Rose Bud

A Short Story by Faruq Masudi Perched restlessly atop a pink petal, a drop of dew longed for the rosebud to say, “Melt into my inner most recess. Immerse into my deepest fragrance, become one unto me and make me bloom into a blushing…

Lotus flowers on The Dal Lake

Muriel A.E. Brown Chenar Leaves: Poems of Kashmir (1921) Mrs. Percy Brown Published by Longmans,Green and Co (London) in 1921. Kashmir's soul-flower! thou most sacred bloom What wondrous treasure lies…

Tonight – A poem by Ashfaq Saraf

Hear me: hear through the crevices of sleep—tonight? Whatever remains of that memory—let's keep tonight. Pray: the soldiers return galled to their cramped barns, listen: back home the snow is knee-deep tonight; Into bristle icicles,…

Gulmarg

From the Book "KASHMIR' By Sir Francis Younghusband 1st Published in September 1909 What will be one day know as the playground of India, and what is known as the Kashmiris as the ‘Meadow of Flowers,’ is situated twenty-six miles from…

Enter The Paradise

A short story by Faruq Masudi Times Square Manhattan, NY It is one of the most hospitable places of the world. It welcomes every body with a warm hug and a sumptuous cuisine. Times Square is the ultimate destination for the glamour struck…

Manohar Prothi

A master broadcaster of our generation, whose vote bank at one point of time could be gauged by the number of letters from listeners of Radio Kashmir Srinagar and letters with dried flowers from listeners from across the border.…

Mir Suhail Qadri

Born in a family of artists, where his grandfather played Saran and his cousin was a professional singer, Suhail’s entry into art was, but, obvious. The only twist in the tale was that he did not try to play the ‘Saran’ or take to singing.…