Amrita Pritam

(31 August 1919 – 31 October 2005 / Gujranwala, Punjab / Pakistan)

Poems of Amrita Pritam

1. A Letter 9/24/2012
2. Empty Space 9/24/2012
3. I Ask Waris Shah Today 9/24/2012
4. I Will Meet You Yet Again 9/24/2012
5. Me 9/24/2012

Empty Space

There were two kingdoms only:
the first of them threw out both him and me.
The second we abandoned.

Under a bare sky
I for a long time soaked in the rain of my body,
he for a long time rotted in the rain of his.

Then like a poison he drank the fondness of the years.

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