Constructing the Molotov Cocktail: Nationalism and Kashmir (dec. 2014)

12/4/2014 - International Relations @ Northeastern University  Aaj woh Kashmir hai Mehkoom-o-Majboor-o-Faqir Kal jise Ahl-e-Nazar kehte thay Iran-e-Sagheer Today is a Kashmir subordinate, obligated, beggared Which yesterday the wise called Little Iran - Allama Iqbal At first glance, South Asia since its inception may seem like a behemoth with realist tenets where there are meant … Continue reading Constructing the Molotov Cocktail: Nationalism and Kashmir (dec. 2014)

Poem: Naqsha

I am not a cartographer - I do not feign intimate knowledge of topography, but when I touch your face my fingers trace invisible borders, caress winding ivy-like tributaries, mountain ranges and flora unbeknown to anyone, because even you - (especially you, O Exonym) - do not realize the intricate beauty that I see so … Continue reading Poem: Naqsha