'But we saw the world here, unfolding in all its mystery.'
A sequel to the poet's previously published work 'This is Life', which culminates a painful part of his healing journey.
The poet writes about the difficult aspects of two instances that nearly subjected him to sexual assault while he was out on his early morning walks.
The poet thanks his stars for being born, brought up and for still living in the poetic, cultural beacon that is Lucknow. He wrote this as an Urdu ghazal …
'We are silent shadows crossing our thresholds'.