Category Archives: Yawar’s Mind Dump

Titanic Orphans A Tale of Survival

Original article can be read here; http://news.yahoo.com/photos/titanic-orphans-a-tale-of-survival-slideshow/titanic-orphans-photo-1332875325.html#crsl=%252Fphotos%252Ftitanic-orphans-a-tale-of-survival-slideshow%252Ftitanic-orphans-photo-1332875316.html Brothers Michel Navratil, 4, and Edmond, 2, were placed onto one of the last lifeboats by their father before the disastrous sinking of the Titanic. Their father did not make it off the … Continue reading

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Casualties of War – Sami Goes to WWII – 1

Chapter 1: Sami joins the Army “War is a severe doctor; but it sometimes heals grievances.” Edward Counsel, Maxims. It is night-time in an open war field somewhere near the Mediterranean Sea, in the mid of December of 1941. Soldiers were … Continue reading

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Wikipedia and the Internet just killed 244-year-old Encyclopaedia Britannica

This article can be read online here: http://thenextweb.com/media/2012/03/13/wikipedia-and-the-internet-just-killed-244-year-old-encyclopaedia-britannica/?awesm=tnw.to_1DeWE Wikipedia and the Internet just killed 244-year-old Encyclopaedia Britannica By Drew Olanoff. Do you remember a simpler time when there were no computers with Internet service full of information?  You actually had … Continue reading

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Casualties of War – Sami Goes to WWII – 0.2

Series: Casualties of War Story: Sami Goes to WWII Chapter 0.2: Synopsis “War is not a life: it is a situation, One which may neither be ignored nor accepted.” T.S. ELiot, A Note on War Poetry. This story is from … Continue reading

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Casualties of War – Sami Goes to WWII – 0.1

Series: Casualties of War Story: Sami Goes to WWII Chapter 0.1: Characters “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” Leo Tolstoy Sami-Ullah Khan – Sami is an under-educated but confident young man determined to prove his worth and start … Continue reading

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Shikwa-e-Awami

payaam aaye hain un sathi-e-aasi ke liay kia ilzaam lagaain bakht ki khami ke liay kesa yar-e-wafaa chuna tha ghulami k liay ik lamha bhi na socha, shehr-e-awami k liay zindagi k mailay may, na tha koi madd-e-muqabil, kyon pasti ko chuna, maqaam-e-sarfrazi ke liay apno ki mohabbat kia shaiy hai, wuqt na jani tum ne, jin ko dhoka dia tha, aaj rotay hain tumharay liay ab basar karni hay yeh kaali raat akelay hi … Continue reading

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Who are you?

insaan kia hay, zindagi k tukhm k siwa? rouh kia hay, labdi daimi k siwa? apni sarahat ko kia janiay yawar zindagi kia hay, pehlay kabhi janiay ga.

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Life is a dugout

zindagi k khel may yawar, tu ik barwaAn khilari hay Umeed-e-daim se Basera kar dugout ki benchon per khuwab-e-pareshaaN zaroor hay per yeh bhi janain Abhi rafiq-e-ala ki injuries aur bhi hain…aur bhi hain. Josh aur Iqbal se khasosi ma’azrat k sath… 🙂

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