CREATIVE BEATS

 Mushtaque B Barq

MID NIGHTS GUESTS

MID NIGHTS GUESTS

Certain voices don’t require words

The fourteenth moon was up in the calm sky with numerous guests celebrating the heavenly milieu, luring the lovers to do away with the curtains. The moonlight was bathing every nook and corner even the grave yard in the backyard. The epitaphs were opening their folded eyes slowly. The silence and the fragrance of the […]

 Mushtaque B Barq

Love, the gate way to Higher Self

Love, the gate way to Higher Self

The foundation of religion is essentially the love of God

Zindagi Ra shra o Aaien Ast Ishq Asal Tehzeb Ast Deen, Deen Ast Ishq (129 Javid Nama) (Love is the code and principle of Life-The spirit of civilization is ‘faith’ and ‘faith’ is (nothing but) Love.) Love is a wave of energy with great impact on those areas of life that have the least clarity […]

 Mushtaque B Barq

Little Mother

Little Mother

Across her face a sour look plastered everything that amasses innocence with a tincture of naughtiness in the recesses of her cheeks when Sabira was informed by her father to nurse Khan Sahab’s daughter for some time.  Her whiny voice for she was well-known in the family abruptly changed like a lamb under the merciless […]

 Mushtaque B Barq

Correction needed 

Correction needed 

  In disguise how a dove crow can be Beneath its belly many serpents live Replacing ragged cloaks with a new Coat, hiding old smears a few. How hard it is to believe that man can be a beast. Monsters may think thrice before killing anyone from their own race, but Alas! Man has reached […]

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Creation and composition

Creation and composition

In order to understand the concept of creation of the world Abd al- Karim al-Jili, a Muslim Sufi saint and mystic born in 1366 at Jil in Bagdad writes: “God created the forms of Muhammad SAW from the light of His name al-Badi-u’l Qaadir (that is: the Almighty God) and contemplated them with His name […]

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Setting creates a mood and initiates backdrop in fiction writing

Setting creates a mood and initiates backdrop in fiction writing

In the narrative or work of fiction Setting describes time and geographical location; it also includes historical period, social status, weather, immediate surrounding and culture. Setting vividly explains backdrop and mood of the story line. It also enhances foreshadow events, invoke an emotional response, reflect the society in which the characters live, and sometimes even […]

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