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Father Forgive Them

Father Forgive Them, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 122,298 items / 839,527 views

father forgive them
they know not what thy do
out of dust
you created blood flesh sinew
you gave them love
they chose hate
instead of love for you
they placed evil
on a pedestal
they worship
his gilded statue
i am the life and the resurrection
is a not a part of their menu
man has changed drastically
mutated as a file
you cant UNDO

Sometimes I Wonder If My Feet Could Talk

Sometimes I Wonder If My Feet Could Talk, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 122,296 items / 839,436 views

would they grumble
would they complain
would they tell the
world he is insane
my feet in humility
that have kissed
the earth felt my pain
walking in muck
on fire in blood
on a treacherous
terrain
be it ajmer
the haji malang
mountain
the holy saint
or following
lalbagh cha raja
durga ma
a nirvana
attain
beyond
caste color
or creed
to be ordained
following jesus
reaching hussain
my bare feet
a cosmic moment
not at all vain
barefeet
they came
barefeet
they will go
from this
existence
of deceit
deception
corruption
fraud
murder
rape
hate
the only realty
in every grain
to this
accursed world
they do
not want
to come
back again
a dead poets
society
their only
domain

Children Bless My Rings

Children Bless My Rings, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. they holistically
heal my soul
repair my
broken wings
children
bless my rings
are more intrigued
by chunky ear rings
children are the soul
of my rhyme and writings
children s world
a world of god
without unnecessary
fighting
children my souls
spectral lighting
children innocence
no bitching
no back biting

Satish Malavade My Press Guru

Satish Malavade My Press Guru, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. I touch his feet , I consider him a great photographer humble down to earth, I have learnt from him ,the way he shoots street life and the way he interacts with his subject..so on Good Friday it was nice meeting and bonding with him..we have one thing in common e are both great friends of Ravan from the Shivaji Park Ram Leela.

Wake Up Facebook Dudes

Wake Up Facebook Dudes, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. Facebook should place a spaceball on our pictures like Flickr does so nobody downloads them some of us are possessive about are pictures and our girl friends too..

One of the reasons I have blocked 59 albums posted at Facebook from everybody's view..merely saying our pictures are copyrighted does not help, that is why many photographer friends from Flickr joined me here ran away from Facebook never to come back unless Facebook dudes bring in necessary changes..to safeguard our material.. we should have the option on who can download our pictures ..my hijra pictures i took pains to shoot are all over the cyberspace without a courtesy link or link back to source.

my poem of pain piercing my eyeball

All this on my Facebook Wall
i have scrawled but will they read it
while my pictures are stolen
i get mauled as photographers
we might be a community small
but our material should be
safeguarded says it all
but all this to…

Women Washing My Bare Feet on Good Friday

Women Washing My Bare Feet on Good Friday, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 122,143 items / 839,023 views

cleansing
my soul
my feet with
a human
love divine
the women
who washed
my barefeet
gave me
a new life line
i was humbled
saw the pangs
of my mortality
with humanity
aligned
their act
changed
the poem
of my life
its heart and design

I shot the 14 stations of the cross on good friday barefeet , so the women of Vakola fish market washed my feet with cold water..

The Hand of Peace

The Hand of Peace, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. one of its kind
one piece
ornamental
humble
side piece
along
with a fragmented
genius
of a mind
god gave me
on lease
shooting
the streets
of humanity
my nirvana
karmic release
quenching
a thirst
that wont
decrease
camera
that steals human souls
through a single eye piece
Thanda Thanda
Cool Cool
Mast Mast Cheez

Nicole The Best Actress I Have Seen

Nicole The Best Actress I Have Seen, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. This little girl in red and pink, Nicole stole my heart with her true to life performance at the passion play on Good Friday, she is a natural born actress , I could not stop shooting her, her gestures her pain transported me to Jerusalem..

She made me relive each moment I shot, later she was very tired , and I spoke to her this is my humble tribute to the little kids on the Lenten walk, their walk became my walk, and their pain became my pain.

For those of you who have tuned in late I shot this event from 9.30 am till 4.30 pm barefeet , though there was some respite sitting on the event truck, I was shooting every station , and my feet are badly burnt..I thought I would go to work after I came back from this event but I could not move a bit.

And I would do it again only to share this moment, kids encouraged me on the way, this was what kept me going , at Vakola market a few ladies washed my feet wi…

All About Good Friday

All About Good Friday, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. www.churchyear.net/goodfriday.html

Good Friday Definition and Summary

Good Friday is the Friday of Holy Week, and commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus. Good Friday is a fast day in the Catholic Church, and falls within the Paschal Triduum. In 2010, Good Friday falls on April 2 (dates in other years).
Basic Facts About Good Friday

Liturgical Color(s): Red (formerly black)
Type of Holiday: Fast Day
Time of Year: Friday of Holy Week within the Paschal Triduum, and within the traditional 40 day Lenten Fast
Duration: One Day
Celebrates/Symbolizes: Jesus' Passion, Crucifixion, and Death
Alternate Names: Good Friday of the Lord's Passion, Great Friday
Scriptural References: Matthew 26-27; Mark 14-15; Luke 23; John 17-19
Introduction

Good Friday is the Friday within Holy Week, and is traditionally a time of fasting and penance, commemorating the anniversary of Christ's crucifixion and death. For Christians,…

Walking With Jesus Barefeet

Walking With Jesus Barefeet, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. solidifying
spirituality
humidity and heat
on the streets
of mumbai
with the christian
community
feeling their pain
their pathos
walking
with jesus
barefeet
a sweetness
inspired
by little kids
walking
jesus 's walk
makes my
own walk
complete
14 stations of the cross
reliving the last moments
of jesus as images
without conceit
shooting
the soul of humanity
within a heart beat
the poor the rich
all part of jesus's
fleet
he will be tried
crucifiied
rise ascend
his fate
he did not cheat
IESVS·NAZARENVS·REX·IVDÆORVM'
(Jesus Nazarenus, Rex Iudaeorum)
"Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews."
at the 14 Stations of the Cross
on Goood Friday
face to face
on Mumbai
back roads
we meet.
irrespective
of our caste color or creed
a single word called peace
each other we greet
each one feeling the pain
of the other making
a memorable moment
all souls feast



Meaning of INRI

INRI is an acronym of the Latin inscription 'IESVS·NAZARENVS·REX·IVDÆORVM'…

The Barefeet Blogger Jesus and Joe Dias

The Barefeet Blogger Jesus and Joe Dias, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 121,980 items / 838,614 views

This was shot by a friendly photographer instead of one he shot several frame as, he is a Canon user I am a Nikon guy.

So this was at the beginning of the First Station of the Cross , much before it started Jesus in condemned to Death ,at Gethsemane which was the garden of Sacred Heart Church.Santa Cruz West.


The guy playing Jesus is Allan D'souza.

Searching For Hope Beyond The Arch

Searching For Hope Beyond The Arch, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. human souls
as they march
searching for hope
beyond the arch
a blogger capturing
divinity in an image
poetizing the pain
of good friday
barefeet parched

The Barefeet Blogger Shoots Good Friday

The Barefeet Blogger Shoots Good Friday, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. This is Fr Tony Parish priest Sacred Heart Church, the interior of this church I shot today as I had reached the venue of the 14 Stations of the Cross and Good Friday, the commencing point a bit early I was here barefeet by 9.30am.

I love shooting churches but my attire and my persona make it impossible , I am not know in the churches beyond where I stay.

I wanted to shoot Don Bosco Matunga but I have no contacts , I was lucky I shot Afghan Church thanks to late Fr Stephen Nazareth , he put in a good word.. I was close to Fr Stephen Nazareth , he was one of my teachers at my school Holy Name High School Fort.Later he shifted to St Andrews Church we kept in touch and than i met him before he passed away at st Joseph Chapel RC Church.

I shot Wodehouse Road Cathedral thanks to Fr Ivo.. my past is embedded in the church the sacristy and the adjoining school Holy Name of course.


Another priest who h…