Table of Contents

Let it Pass
Waiting
Gray Days
Sparrow of Love
Breeze
Kafi by Madholal Hussain
It was Life
Possibilities
Hadd:Limit
The Extreme Labour of Love
Face
Shame
Guilt
Body
Skin
Food
Occupation
Outcome
Together Anthem
Orgasm
Vulner Ability
Need for Social Self
Learning Lessons
Voices
Sighting
Beauty MukhtaraN
Mirwah’s Unnamed girl
Gates of Hell
Shariah Compliant Bra
Familial Promises
Porn Creation
Nangi – Naked
My Drone dead Lover
Pakistan’s Mock Oscar
RIP Dear AI
The Jolly Trinity
Business of Burying is Booming
Alone
The Clowns of Blasphemy
Holier Than Life
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Acknowledgements
This selection includes

Poems previously published in
‘Passion Fruit/Tahnget Phal’ by Fauzia Rafique (Uddari Books, Surrey 2011).
(2, 3, 5, 6, 8-21, 24-26, 28-31, 33)

Fauzia’s Punjabi and Urdu poems, included here in translation, published at
‘Peyar de ChiRi’, Monthly Pancham, Lahore, March 2007. ‘Social Self de LoR’, Pancham, Sept-Oct 2007. ‘Sabq PkawaN’, Pancham, Nov-Dec 2006.

Some poems published in
uddari.wordpress.com 2008-2012, earthpoems.wordpress.com and Gandholi.wordpress.com 2012.
(6, 34-36, 38-40)

And translation of a poem by Madhulal Hussain (Lahore 1539 – 1599)
Kafi 131.
(6)

All translations are done by the Author.
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