Today's poem is "Qasida of 700,000 Years of Love"
from Ghazal Cosmopolitan

Jacar Press

Shadab Zeest Hashmi, author of Kohl and Chalk and Baker of Tarifa, is the recipient of the San Diego Book Award, the Nazim Hikmet Prize, and multiple Pushcart nominations. Her work has been included in the Seeds of Peace concerts with the award-winning Al Andalus Ensemble, in the film Cruzando Lineas: Crossing Lines, and has been translated into Urdu and Spanish. She has taught in the MFA program at San Diego State University as a writer-in-residence and has presented her ghazals and qasidas (among other works) in Turkey, Spain, Pakistan, Mexico and the UK. Her poetry and prose have been published in numerous journals and anthologies worldwide. She represents Pakistan on UniVerse: A United Nations of Poetry.

Books by Shadab Zeest Hashmi:

Other poems on the web by Shadab Zeest Hashmi:
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Shadab Zeest Hashmi According to Wikipedia.

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