The Wind Writes / Poem by Qaisar Bashir (Kashmir)

 
Qaisar Bashir (Kashmir)
 
Qaisar Bashir is a Kashmiri poet, translator, and author. He has a master’s degree in English Literature from Kashmir University. His first poetry collection The Cry of Wounded Souls was published in 2019. Once Upon A Time is his translation of Akh Dour a Kashmiri novel by Bansi Nirdoush. He has widely has published in reputed journals such as The Criterion, Langlit, Muse India, Setumeg and atunispoetry.com.
 
 
The Wind Writes
 
The wind writes
A battle of blood
On soft palms;
 
And the lines in there
Ignite carmine streams:
 
They stretch as cantos
And form an epic –
Everyman, the hero
 
Is trumpeting victory
Over statues, high built
By Iagos of time.
 

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