Friday 5 May 2023

1 Poem by Irfan Afzal


The thin epidermal skin
of your life
neat, patterned, structured.

Watch it from a distance
hold it against the sun;
it glitters, shines.

Peel it off
layer by layer
reach the bulbous deep.

Now tell what you see.
Use this metaphor to
wipe the spill, the meaning.


Irfan Afzal is a Pakistani poet whose debut poetry collection 'Poems Lost and Found' appeared in 2022. His writings have featured in several national and international publications. He is associated with teaching profession, and is currently working with Govt. Gordon College, (Rawalpindi) Pakistan.

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