Author: Ayub Khawar

Let the Heart of Dream be Revealed

Reading Time: 1 minuteAn evocative love poem by Ayub, in Different Truths. Let the heart of dream be revealed, Just as drunkenness reveals upon The quivering lashes of the eyes sunken in love, As in the shut books, Possibility of a rose to bloom reveals, As to the finger-tips, reveals taste Of the virgin touch of love.   […]


When did you Love?

Reading Time: 2 minutesAn intense love poem by Ayub, in Different Truths. (1) When did you love me? My soul! It was I, Who loved you? Your gray fragrance Is knotted with my silky desire Theses knots slip From the pores of my phalanges But doesn’t unite. They may unfasten If the magic of your cold silence breaks, […]


A Day on the Caucasus till the Next Morn

Reading Time: 1 minuteA love poem by Ayub, in the tradition of the Romantics, in Different Truths   How I have escaped From the illusions of her lips! On her grayish eyebrows Were throbs of the untold mystery? In the depth of her eyes Blossomed pleasures of seven colours, On the right cheek of her was a reverent […]