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Faith Moves Mountains

In India It Is Very Sad That Spiritual Tourism Has No Scope For Pilgrim Safety And Disaster Management

In India It Is Very Sad That Spiritual Tourism Has No Scope For Pilgrim Safety And Disaster Management, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

if they get killed
in a stampede
it was gods will
they will concede
uttarkhand should
be a lesson let
the government
pay heed to the
public people
who come to
invoke god
at holy shrines
people from all
caste and creed
god save them
from natures
anger for mans
misdeeds
destroying
natural resources
for money and greed
the spirit of the dead
to the living plead
evil only evil breeds

Lucky The Labrador And Nerjis Share A Bond

Lucky The Labrador And Nerjis Share A Bond, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
in silence
they both
amicably
respond
lucky wags
his tail
like a magic
wand barks
when he sees
urchins
vagabonds
nerjis is
special
of whom
he is very
fond ...

Nerjis Asif Shakir 11 Month Old ..Sharing Hope On The Streets

Nerjis Asif Shakir 11 Month Old ..Sharing Hope On The Streets, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

offering
rs 10
her pocket
money
to the
umbrella
lady of bandra
reclamation
barefeet
her holistic
touch
charitably
sweet
two diverse
paths when
they meet
poverty
misfortune
pillars of
mankinds
cosmic
fate
even god
could not
delete

The Camera Follows Us Wherever We Go

The Camera Follows Us Wherever We Go, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
like a faithful
dog on a leash
is all we need
to know however
we demystified
the camera made
it human accessible
to what we shoot
we show ..along
with the camera
we too grow
on a photostream
at new flickr
overflowing with
pathos our pictures
flow ..3 month old
nerjis holds the camera
like a pro..we shoot
everything excepting
snow .. we shoot
humanity ..although
fast of reflex we
are slow .. decisive
moments we let
them go,,,being
human is our
motto.. live
let others
live a thought
we follow

poem dedicated to a friend in new mexico
who faves our pictures sukhi hontu

Marziya Shakir Shoots The Beggar Poet

Marziya Shakir Shoots The Beggar Poet, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

she holds
the camera
as though
it was a
new born
child
a click
her
imagination
runs wild
a beggar
poet by
power
bubble
beguiled

Marziya Shakirs Tryst With Photography Was Inborn Early

Marziya Shakirs Tryst With Photography Was Inborn Early, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
with a
miniature
toy camera
a toy doll
a moment
became
eternity
she captured
the soul of the
doll on the
canvas of cosmic
consciousness
set it free
a street
photographer
she wanted
to be ...like me

The Day Dreamer Shot By Marziya Shakir 5 Year Old..

The Day Dreamer Shot By Marziya Shakir 5 Year Old.., a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
one day
he will have
his ow house
his own car
a happy wife
lovable kids
he dreams
wake up
you lazy bum
good for nothing
useless scum
his mother from
her hovel screams
his father an alcoholic
engine without steam
even god has forsaken
him it seems ....

The Cobbler And His Wife Shot By Marziya Shakir

The Cobbler And His Wife Shot By Marziya Shakir, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
on bandra hill road
she shot the cobbler
working with his wife
poor people live
in glass houses
being hit by
stones all
their life

The Beggar Lady Shot By Marziya Shakir .. 2 Year 11 Month Old

The Beggar Lady Shot By Marziya Shakir .. 2 Year 11 Month Old, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
photography
is a healing
art ..adding
hope to broken
hearts ..adding
a destination
to broken paths

The Street Photographer - Marziya Shakir 3 Year Old

The Street Photographer - Marziya Shakir 3 Year Old, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
shooting
pictures
on the street
with her
grand father
beggar poet
barefeet
homeless
derelict
hopeless
denizens
she meets
living in filth
dirt dust heat
projecting
their humility
to the elite
who breathe
arrogance
ostentatious
conceit