i. She asks: Why does the sky turn ashen in the evening?
I say: Because you have not watered the flowers.
ii. The Azimuth
an answer retold by quarantined ash wise, evangelical, behind my ears - this vocation to stay this animal bard ness hell azimuthal frozen split a noun so many times it is infinite-
iv. What does old ash say
when it passes near the fire?
iv. ye kaali havis
be-chayn in aahoN ki ye talab be
shaaKh umanDta chehra tera sub
log yuNhi dohraaeN ge ye kaali
havis, ye dopehraiN hum kyuN
umang se ghabraaeN hum kyuN na
falak ko sharmaaeN ye manzil
paththar ki shaaKh sahi ye dukh
dard mandir masjid raakh sahi
v. jala hai jism jahaaN, dil bhi jal gaya hoga!
kuredte ho jo ab raakh, justujoo kya hai?