Agha Shahid Ali

(4 February 1949 – 8 December 2001 / New Delhi / India)

Agha Shahid Ali Poems

1. The Wolf's Postcript to 'Little Red Riding Hood' 1/20/2003
2. Even the Rain 1/20/2003
3. Tonight 6/16/2012
4. I See Chile in My Rearview Mirror 1/20/2003
5. Prayer Rug 6/16/2012
6. Ghazal 6/16/2012
7. Stationery 6/16/2012
8. Snowmen 6/16/2012
9. Taxidermist 6/16/2012
10. Of Light 6/16/2012
11. Shaving 6/16/2012
12. Learning Urdu 6/16/2012
13. Land 6/16/2012
14. Storm 6/16/2012
15. K. L. Saigal 6/16/2012
16. A History of Paisley: 6/16/2012

Ghazal

Feel the patient’s heart
Pounding—oh please, this once—
—JAMES MERRILL

I’ll do what I must if I’m bold in real time.
A refugee, I’ll be paroled in real time.

Cool evidence clawed off like shirts of hell-fire?
A former existence untold in real time ...

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