Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Faiz Ahmad Faiz was an influential left-wing intellectual, revolutionary poet, and one of the most famous poets of the Urdu language from State of Pakistan. A rising figure and notable member of the Progressive Writers' Movement (PWM), Faiz was an avowed Marxist-communist, long associated member of Russian-backed Communist Party and was a recipient of Lenin Peace Prize by the Soviet Union in 1962. Despite being repeatedly accused of atheism by the political and military establishment, Faiz's poetry suggested his complicated relationship with religion in general and Islam in particular. He was, nevertheless, inspired by South Asia's Sufi traditions.
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- A Prison Evening
- Before You Came
- Do not ask, my love.....
- Last Night......
- Some Lover To Some Beloved!
- When Autumn Came
- My Heart, My Traveler
- We Who Were Executed
- The Incarceration Of Loneliness
- We Shall See
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