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Muslim Woman in a Mans World

Muslim Woman in a Mans World, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. she begs
while they pray
her words
they wont
hear anyway
muslim male
dominated society
mullah powered
fatwa generated
fire and brimstone
a woman has no say
born in a cradle
to her grave
she will go
by the way
triple talaq
a sword hanging
on her head
either way
they slay
a mother
a sister
a daughter
an aunt
she is a woman
you dont
need to repay
a toy
made of
blood
sinews
a bit of clay
her world stark
black and white
no shades of gray

dedicated to fred miller the pune essence

Dear Photo Journalists of Mumbai Eid Is More Than A Hug

Dear Photo Journalists of Mumbai Eid Is More Than A Hug, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. year after year
eid after eid
you shoot
the same thing
a thought
alarming
going round
round the same
cosmic ring
editorial
demands
to old hackneyed
things you cling
shoot change
shoot beggars
hugging on eid
a new hope bring
a hindu muslim
on the same swing
send a message
home to state
engineered riot
ridden right
wings that
peace is
an indian
thing
send a
message
to mr akhilesh
mr azam khan
mr mulayam singh
that playing with
human lives at
the expense of
ministerial
trappings
is not
acceptable
unpardonable
thing.. we
protest
as photographers
as photo bloggers
of the silence
of another king
another singh
happy eid
to the muslims
of muzzafarnagar
where healing
starting a
new beginning
is now the only
most important
main thing

The Jain Sadhvi

The Jain Sadhvi, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. spreading
the message of lord
mahaveera peace
hope humanity
the jain sadhvi
walking a path
that leads to
hope humility
touching others
the homeless the poor
with the souls sheer
simplicity the jain sadhvi

You Dont Need Eyes To Shoot Pictures,,,,

You Dont Need Eyes To Shoot Pictures,,,,, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. pictures
grow like
fruits on
trees
you should
know what
to let go
what to freeze
vision comes
much later
on your soul
humility it
empties ..
shivas
third cosmic
eye the camera
carries ..sharing
a thought with
your consciousness
brotherhood of peace
either you have it
or you dont ,..
photography
is inbuilt motor
that heals
remedies
a moment
from the
hands of
destiny
that you
seize

fuck f stops shutter speed

Eid Al Adha and The Kurbani Goat

Eid Al Adha and The Kurbani Goat, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. 237,730 items / 1,994,500 views

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ‘Īdu l-’Aḍḥā) or "Eid-u'z-Zuha" "Festival of Sacrifice" or "Greater Eid" is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice his son Ishmael (Isma'il) as an act of obedience to God, before God intervened to provide him with a ram to sacrifice instead.[1] The meat is divided into three equal parts to be distributed to others. The family retains one third of the share, another third is given to relatives, friends and neighbors, and the other third is given to the poor & needy.

Eid al-Adha is the latter of two Eid festivals celebrated by Muslims, whose basis comes from Sura 2 (Al-Baqara) ayah 196 in the Qur'an.[2] Like Eid ul-Fitr, Eid al-Adha begins with a Wajib prayer of two Raka&…

One Thing Muslim Give Utmost Respect To The Sacrificial Goat On Eid

My Feet At Rest In Salt Water

All These Beggars Dress Up As Muslims And Here Saying Allah For a Non Muslim Is Not A Crime ,,,, The Beauty of India

gadi aur biwi donon takleef dete hain.. lekin hum donon ko seh lete hain

I Did Not Shoot Qurbani..Simply Because I,d Rather Wait They Report Graphic Violence When I Cut My Head

Abey Chutiye Tujhe Padna Ata Hai Kya

I Am a Born Beggar ,,,She Said With A Silent Nod Of Her Head

I Am a Born Beggar ,,,She Said With A Silent Nod Of Her Head, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. now i am not
an astrologer
or a mind reader
but a malang
a mystic
i asked her
will you too
make your
children beggars
after you have wed
she looked puzzled
quizzically her face
went red .. tears
for her unborn
children as yet
she wont shed
tears are blood
body is bread
she suddenly
raced ahead
changing
the subject
she asked
me if i was
a beggar
was it with
another
mans camera
i had fled
i gave her
some money
instead

a standing ovation
to two fighters
roland luthi
miller rudy fred
fighting an enemy
with devious
pincers ..
crabhead

Yes There Is Dignity In Begging ... It Is Better Than Stealing From Your Neigbor

Yes Its True I Shoot Beggars .

I Am Dying .

I Am Dying ., a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. Every picture
every frame
i shoot kills
me bit by bit
ricocheting
sometimes
a single shot
i am at my wit
barefeet i kiss
vomit spit
glass pieces
interknit
yes i too
get hit ..

i will soon be resting
i await my time
fuck you death..
my life its bits
pieces ..i
gladly submit
you can fool
others me
you cant outwit
hurriedly wanting
to go but in oxymoron
haste suicide
i wont commit
this poetic disease
of unliving to
others i wont
transmit ,,,
much before
you come to
your senses
i will give up
my breath
my spirit

I Shoot Beggars Simply Because Media Wont Shoot Them..

Eid Mubarak Bhaisab..

Eid Mubarak Bhaisab.., a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
khuda apko sada
khush rakhe ..apki
zindagi ho lajawab
pure hon apke sare
khwab..pakit se nikale
kuch chutte paise
yeh tha unka jawab..
eid ke din chand
badkismat musalmanon
ki zindagi ke phatte pane
behisab,,,waqt hath lagate
hi kismet kharab..

I Tried To Get The Glass Piece Out But Failed

A Glass Piece Was Stuck In My Barefeet Making Shooting Difficult Unbearable