Another Letter to Dad

To read in English, please scroll down! آج پھر چھ جون ہے، تمہیں گزرے پورے بیس سال ہوگئے ہیں آج اگر تم ہوتے تو تمہاری عمر 78 سال ہونی تھی۔ آخری خط تمہیں تین سال پہلے لکھا تھا، پچھلے خطوط کا بھی جواب نہیں دیا تم نے ، کیوں؟ حالانکہ تمہیں تو خط لکھنے کا … Read more

An Incomplete Story of Aunt Gul

To read in Urdu, scroll down. (اُردو میں پڑھنے کیلئیے نیچے سکرول کریں) Last night, I was about to sleep when I received a call from home with a tragic news that aunt Gul had died. She had fever and flu for the past few days, but her condition wasn’t so bad. When she last … Read more

A letter to dad

A son writes to his dad after seventeen years! Recalls his painful circumcision. Reminisces about the mandarin juice he used to drink at dad’s shop in winters. Remembers his first bicycle accident. The verses that dad wrote to him. The picture of an unknown railway bridge on dad’s t-shirt. And how much of mom’s jewelry … Read more

In dad’s memory

That’s me in the lap of dad! [stag_dropcap font_size=”80px” style=”normal”]T[/stag_dropcap]oday is 6th June. Exactly 16 years ago my father passed away. The day he died I was at the university writing the last mid-term exam of second semester. My father was very proud of being Pakistani, that’s why he attached a suffix “Pakistani” to his … Read more