Thursday, October 6, 2022

Sameer Mehrab

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Sameer Mehrab is a writer and co-founder of Balochistan Times. He often depicts Balochistan's socio-political dilemmas in his fiction and poetry. He is based in Canada.

The role of law in Baloch-Pakistan conflict

Why ask the Baloch to follow Pakistan’s constitution, when the state itself disregards its laws in punishing the Baloch for not following Pakistan’s constitution? The...

In the loving memory of uncle Noor Ahmad

Karima called me while on her way to the Pearson airport, Toronto. She was heading to Montreal for the hearing of her asylum case...

Here I am

Saddened but not broken Shackled but not hindered   I fell from your blows, Harsh and continuous, I fell but not subdued My gaze still upwards Aspiring for the sun   I heard...

انسانی تاریخئے سرا گونڈێن چمشانکے

اشی ءِ مزنیں بہرے تاج بلوچ ءَ چہ سمیر محراب ءِ انگریزی نبشتانک ءَ رجانک کُتگ۔ آ کجام بود اِنت کہ ما انسانءَ را چہ...

I’ll meet you some day

I always believed I'll meet you some day Like old friends Or former lovers Bumping into one another In strange countries At ordinary cafes Where you were not supposed to go Where...

A brief history of humankind

The march of history is long and mysterious in many ways. In the last 150,000 years, our species has evolved much from an ape-like...

The day we left

The day we left We left a full moon behind On a pitch-black sky Highlighting the farthest stars and the whole Milky Way and beyond Sprinkled over the...

Shadows on the wall

When the king is dead When the fire is lit When the skies are bloodshot red The clown will dance A dance of the dead Sowing seeds with as many...

The children of Aleppo

  Death is no longer a horror Life is Life which is dragged around the streets of Aleppo Eyes wide open Half dead, half alive Half awake, half asleep   In times when...

The story of Master, Doctor, Shepherd and God

Master’s wife prepared breakfast for him: milk tea and parathas, a crispy oily bread. The smell of burning wood was mixed with the scent...

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