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These Are Memories I Kept Alive For My Granddaughter Marziya Shakir Now 6

She was my first grandkid , first child of my first child my eldest son Asif and the first child in my family after the birth of my daughter Samiya .

So you can imagine the feelings of being a first time grandfather . Some have to wait a long time to be touched by this stage of second chance at parenting..

And from the second day of Marziyas birth  24 November 2008 , I reached t Holy Family Hospital charged with my camera and after setting my eyes on her I began shooting her non stop..I thought she recognized the camera more than me ,, staring at it with her vivid curiosity .

Unseen by anyone I hurriedly blessed her with my camera ..at that time I was not sure  she too would be shooting the streets like me ,,,so the first time seeing her grand father was actually her first tryst with the camera ..

Once she came hope I was delirious and as I  wanted to capture every nuance of her birth I went on shooting her , it was madness personified , and Flickr became her lifes album.. it still i…

My God Has Forsaken Me

or is he testing my faith
my devotion she said
among the living
i am almost dead
but to his mercy
i bow my head
at an early age
uneducated
illiterate a liability
to my poor parents
i was hurriedly wed
a bed of thorns my
fear my dread
sitting here begging
for alms instead
my fate touched me
with misery stealthily
fled..i beg i earn
my bread..