Rizwan Akhtar – Poet.

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Rizwan Akhtar works as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his PhD in postcolonial literature from the University of Essex. His poetry has been published in the the UK and countries throughout the world including: Canada, India, New Zealand and U.S.A.

Nursat Fatah Ali Praises Muhammad pbuh – Rizwan Akhtar

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New poem by Rizwan Akhtar – May, 2021 Nursat Fatah Ali Praises Muhammad pbuh Oh! Muhamamd wearing the black robe no one like you a sacred angst makes listeners agape in-between notes silence becomes a saintly chamber the maestro conducts a wedding of tabla and Vedder’s guitar in a French priory and parks this Pavarotti […]

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Filed under: Rizwan Akhtar – Poet, stories and poems

Ghazal: Soul’s Food – Rizwan Akhtar

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Ghazal: Soul’s Food In love fever/separation kills. Finding her/would ease the burning. Ibn Arabi   The last Apostle said about his first spouse “Khadijah is my soul’s food” this could be a word a Lover cares to say to his Beloved for soul’s food.   Those who are distracted by ways of the world need […]

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, Poetry, Rizwan Akhtar – Poet, stories and poems, Writing

Reunion – a poem by Rizwan Akhtar

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Reunion And was at a distance of two bow lengths or nearer. Al Quran cows moo a big bloke honks their lazy mounds of bodies school boys tear sugar canes under a rusty pump a bearded man performs ablution like that heroine of Punjabi romance clanking bangles eyes crammed with mascara a village girl skips […]

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Saturday, November 21, 2020 | Filed under: Rizwan Akhtar – Poet, stories and poems, Writing

In Times of Self-Isolation poem by Rizwan Akhtar

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In Times of self-Isolation   I have just discovered that there is a world outside still a touch away from us we used to be so familiar   coming each  morning the sun bloats carelessly even shadows of all possible sizes remain alone   no one comes out to sue time for being too slow […]

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Poetry: Lahore, I am coming by Rizwan Akhtar

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Rizwan Akhtar works as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his PhD in postcolonial literature from the University of Essex. His poetry has been published in the the UK and countries throughout the world including:   Canada, India, New Zealand and U.S.A. Poems from Rizwan Akhtar’s first collection ‘Lahore, […]

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Monday, October 22, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry, Rizwan Akhtar – Poet, stories and poems

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