Monthly Issues




ENGLISH LITERATURE

Love was never taught // Akasious

When I was young I was told that Love is not a good thing. Too much love from strangers should ...
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The tale of love and suffering // Hamza Kazi

Feelings are complex in nature. They are an art in disguise. You cannot understand them completely unless you are willing ...
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Reckless Love // Minahil Naghman

Isn’t it curious how our hearts beat out in the open in someone’s hands and are so easy to break, ...
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Love never hurts // Eman Khalid

A friend of mine asked me a question the other day "Why is it that people learn the value of your ...
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As long as those three stars shine // Minahil Naghman

Take me back to the night We met in the yard Climbing up to the roof Hidden in the dark ...
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/ English Literature, Short Stories

It’s not always rainbows, and butterflies, but love on my child // Aymon Abbas Naqvi

When the weight on my shoulders had dragged me down, when my life was in shambles and my peace of ...
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/ English Literature, Poetry

Life’s a wave // Rimsha Jawwad

Waves touching the sea shore High tides and edgy rocks, Smooth waves keep returning back to the shore My parched ...
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/ English Literature, Poetry

My nightingale // Hamza Kazi

I feel a warmth around me, like your presence is so near. So I close my eyes to visualize your ...
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/ English Literature, Poetry

Oxygen // Nafeesa Naz

Someone said, Love is life it is in the air, And touches everyone by heart and soul. Also, In love, ...
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/ English Literature, Poetry
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URDU LITERATURE

تاوان عشق // عفیفہ ہزل

گداذ لمحوں میں ڈھکی چھپی آہوں نے چاہے جانے کی چاہت ابھری ہے اک فریاد لبوں پر جاری ہے ہائے ...
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“وہ لوگ جو ڈھلتی شاموں میں” ( جفا کہ اس دور میں آغازِ وفا کرنے والے ہر محبِ وطن کے نام) // مصباح احمد

اٹھتا یہ دھواں صداؤں کا خون رنگ بھنور ہواؤں کا جور و جفا کے قصوں کا سب ٹوٹے بکھرے حصؤں کا ان لہروں سا جو ساحل سے لپٹنے کو سر پٹخاتی ہیں جو ذوقِ نظر کے ملنے کو جان سے اپنی بھی جاتی ہیں ہر سمت سے گرتے شعلے جو آنگن کو جلانے پھرتے ہیں ہر نگر بچھائے خار کہ سب پاؤں جو لُہائے پھرتے ہیں اس راہبر کی اطباع میں جو سینے یوں سجائے پھرتے ہیں اس خاک و خون کے پُتلے کو اس آگ و یاس کے دریا میں ہر وادیِ غیر کے ٹیلوں پر کچھ لوگ جلائے پھرتے ہیں اور محفل کو جمائے پھرتے ہیں وہ جن سے آس کے بادل کہ، ...
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انا: ایک قاتل // زینب نغمان

انا تو اس میں بھی تھی جُھکنے والے ہم بھی نا تھے یہ داستانِ محبت دشوار تھی بہت ِِِگلِے آخر ...
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کیا ہوں میں؟ // جویریہ منصور

اتنا خاص ہوں کہ مقصد حیات ہوں میں اتنا عام کہ ایک معمولی سی بات ہوں میں بزرگ کہتے ہیں اشرف المخلوقات ہوں میں مخلوقات میں سب ...
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دیوانے کا دیوانہ ہونا // عین الحیات

قہقہوں کے پہلو میں غم زدہ سا اِک دیوانہ ہے خوش باش لبادوں میں اِک نا مکمل سا مستانہ ہے ...
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وفا : ایک ادھورا وعدہ // زینب نغمان

جفا کرنے والوں کا بہانہ ہے وفا بس ایک قصّہ ،ایک فسانا ہے وفا وعدوں کو ہی بھلانا ہے وفا ...
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Open Letters

Hey Beautiful // Isha Aftab Shaikh

Hey beautiful You don’t believe me you think it’s a lie You shrug your shoulders and let out a sigh ...
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Open Letter to Misery // AKasious

Dear Misee, Speaking of your nickname lemme call you ‘Misee’ instead of ‘Misery’. I am aware that you get annoyed ...
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An Open Letter to The Meraki Family// By Zohaib Ahmed

To Dear Meraki Family, Hello Family Members, I want to start with how proud I am to have people like ...
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An Open Letter to Self // Aasma Kamran

Dear Me, Have you not grown tired? Aren't you sick of toxic people sucking the peace out of you? Well ...
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To a Friend Who I Lost To Love // Anonymous

To the friend who I lost to love, "Hey idiot where have you been, I miss you" punches your arm, ...
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Note to 2018 // Eman Khalid

I'd like to end 2018 on a heartfelt note from me to the one reading this: In 2019,  I pray ...
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DISCOVER

Mehwish Riaz; a differently-abled artist // Kinza Anjum

Tell us about yourself. I’ am Mehwish Riaz, a 23 year old Pakistani, born and raised in UAE and consider ...
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ALI KHAN OF ALI’S SEIZURE // FAREEHA HASHMI

Based in Lahore, Ali Khan is one of the most promising bright students GC has ever produced. He’s an aspiring ...
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Nineteen Minutes with a Creativepreneur // Umang Kumar

Marzia Ali is a 20-year-old Artist, Designer, and Creativeprenuer pursuing her education in Psychology and Journalism. She loves to dedicate ...
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MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Cage // Shubhangi Aggarwal

Mental health is a level of psychological wellbeing of a person which a woman in India, and not only in ...
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Stages of Parenting Love // Shubhangi Aggarwal

Love is something beyond our understanding and limits. It is not just some feelings but it is life and the ...
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Attentive Deficit Hyperactive Disorder // Kiran Javaid

Do you know any child who can’t sit properly dashing and running here and there when he or she enters ...
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