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Author: FAIZ, FAIZ AHMED
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Faiz, Faiz Ahmed    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Faiz, Faiz Ahmad
20 poems available by this author


A PRISON DAYBREAK    Poem Text    
First Line: Night wasn't over / when the moon stood beside my bed
Last Line: Into each other's arms
Subject(s): Prisons & Prisoners; Convicts


A PRISON EVENING    Poem Text    
First Line: Each star a rung
Last Line: If just one moment anywhere on this earth
Subject(s): Prisons & Prisoners; Convicts


AN EVENING IN PRISON    Poem Text    
First Line: From intricate clustera of stars
Last Line: Snuff out the moon!
Subject(s): Human Rights; Love - Loss Of; Prisons & Prisoners; Convicts


BANGLA DESH: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: The festival of massacre: how make it vivid?
Last Line: So beware. Because my heart is thirsting for blood.
Subject(s): Bangladesh; Blood; Bodies; Violence


BANGLA DESH: 2. THE BLOOD IN MY EYES    Poem Text    
First Line: Layer by layer, the dust of bitterness
Last Line: Will be cleansed of blood forever.
Subject(s): Bangladesh; Blood; Eyes; Healing; Tears; Cures


BANGLA DESH: 3. REVISITED AFTER THE HOLOCUAST, 1973    Poem Text    
First Line: We who are strangers now, after our years of easy friendship
Last Line: After everything else had been said.
Subject(s): Bangladesh; Friendship; Reconciliation


BE NEAR ME    Poem Text    
First Line: Be near me now,
Subject(s): Love


BEFORE YOU CAME    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Inanimate Objects


BLACKOUT    Poem Text    
First Line: Since our lights were extinguished
Subject(s): India - Pakistan (Relations)


DON'T ASK ME FOR THAT LOVE AGAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: That which then was ours, my love
Last Line: Donít ask me, my love, for that love again
Subject(s): Love


ELEGY FOR HASSAN NASIR; KILLED BY TORTURE IN THE LAHORE FORT, 1959    Poem Text    
First Line: Today, all at once, when the thread of my vision snapped
Last Line: The cry heard again on the lips of the saqi, when I am gone.
Subject(s): Grief; Lahore, Pakistan; Torture; Sorrow; Sadness


FRAGRANT HANDS    Poem Text    
First Line: A strange arrangement to comfort the heart
Last Line: Except love, but only when it begins
Subject(s): Flowers; Hafez (1326-1390); Prisons & Prisoners; Smells; Hafiz (1326-139); Convicts; Odors; Aromas; Fragrances


IF I WERE CERTAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: If I were certain, o my dear companion
Last Line: Except yourself, except yourself, except yourself.
Subject(s): Beauty; Love


NO SIGN OF BLOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Nowhere, nowhere is there any trace of blood
Last Line: Blood that in the end became the nourishment for dust
Subject(s): Blood


THE EVENING STAR    Poem Text    
First Line: In sunset ash the evening star has burnt out its light


THE TYRANT    Poem Text    
First Line: This is the festival; we will inter hope
Last Line: Will cover you with dust and ashes
Subject(s): Religion; Tyranny & Tyrants; Theology


VISTA    Poem Text    
First Line: Deserted street, shadows of trees and houses
Last Line: More, yet more softly
Subject(s): Love


WE WHO WERE EXECUTED    Poem Text    
First Line: I longed for your lips, dreamed of their roses
Last Line: We who were murdered in the darkest lanes
Subject(s): Longing; Revolutions


WHEN AUTUMN CAME    Poem Text    
First Line: This is the way that autumn came to the trees:
Subject(s): Autumn; Fall


YOU TELL US WHAT TO DO    Poem Text    
First Line: When we launched life