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He Finally Got Freedom From The Satraps Of Uttar Pradesh

north indian muslim of uttar pradesh
caught in a vortex of deceit between
two parties such was his fate ..he voted
considering them gods but he was used
by their devious machinations hook line
sinker and bait ..trampled sometimes
under the dead weight of an elephant
or taken for a ride on a cycle ..he got
akkal very late now perhaps he has
attained freedom from dire straits
one nation one country beyond
caste color creed or state ..

acche din ane wale hain..he dreams
of peace hope harmony ..he waits

We Indians Are Born Dreamers Shot by Nerjis Asif Shakir 2 Year Old

through our votes
dreams we purchase
from dream merchants
long distant happiness
we gladly hope to embrace
we are confident but also
fools on the surface
sometimes taken for a ride
left on the sidewalk. without
trace all in all it is part of our
DNA ..that dreams we chase
acche din anewala hain  ab ki
bar ya agli bar just in case

a picture shot by a two year old
child - man his shortcomings his
fall from grace caught in a frame
within a frame street photography
is not just shooting a picture ..but
reliving a moment in your cosmic
mind before you aim god created
a situation made sure you came
on the soul of humanity to lay
your claim inscribe your name

Perhaps The Muslim Vote Too Wanted To Go For Change ...Instead of Corruption Peace Humanity Progress In Exchange

Dargah Hazrat Abbas Lucknow

Situated in Rustam Nagar in the old city, Dargah Hazrat Abbas is the oldest shrine of the Shia Muslims in Lucknow.
In Iraq, on 10th of Muharrum 61 Hijri (680), when Imam Hussain was forced to camp on the banks of river Eupharates (Faraat) at Karbala, there was not a drop of water in the encampment as the enemy (Yazid's army) had banned the fetching of water from the river since 7th of Muharrum. Hazrat Abbas, the step-brother of Imam Hussain, sought the Imam's permission to fetch water for the thirsty children in their camp. To restrain Abbas from provocation, he was asked to take the alam [a standard with a metal crest crowning the flag] in one hand and the mashkeeza (camel-leather water-bag) in the other. He was thus left with no defence when attacked by the enemy. His mashkeeza was pierced with arrows and his hands were chopped off as he tried to reach the water to the camp. For Shias, the martyrdom of Hazrat Abbas has special significance.
The dargah (shrine) of Hazrat Abb…

The Birth of A Street Photographer Nerjis Asif Shakir 2 Year Old

This is  Nerjis Asif Shakir 6 month old
in her tiny hands a camera she holds
the poetry of life under her control
through images her vision unfolds
much before she was born..god
generously added a talent manifold
cyber savvy , you tube nursery rhymes
healing beggars on the threshold
with her smile her touch.. tender bold