“the sea of motor cars floods these city streets/ as though to stop for a second would halt its tides forever…” Poem of the Week (March 24), by Afshan Sajjad. Translated from Urdu by Jim Carruth.Read More
Afshan Sajjad is an educator and poet. She is currently the Head of the Urdu Department at Lahore American School, where she has been teaching High School students for the past eight years. She has widely published her poetry in Urdu magazines, and is the author of an Urdu poetry book, ‘Jo Dil Pe Guzarti hai.’ She holds a master’s degree in Urdu from Punjab University, Lahore.
“soon it will be dark and hard to find/ the faintest light…/ But the farthest point/ of this barren land seems to sparkle.”
Poem of the Week (February 3), by Afshan Sajjad. Translated from Urdu by Kathrine Sowerby.