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About samina iqbal

I am a free lance writer who loves to write on social issues in particular. I am a house wife and my husband Dr. Shams Iqbal offers all the support and encouragement so that I can pursue my passion for authorship and other cause which is dear to me. My lifelong mission in life is to offer my support for the police officers who need to be supported and protected by general public like us. My inspiration to do this comes from my personal experiences of some of the greatest police officers whom I have witnessed do great deeds for the good of humanity. I am so inspired and fascinated to support this law enforcement group. On the other hand I like music, movies specially classics, I am a fashion geek, English and American literature are my passions.

Your Quest

What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle. Your boundaries are your quest. Rumi ©Samina Iqbal. 2021

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Happy Independence Day USA

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Happy Canada Day 2021!

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Dance In Your Blood

Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free. (Rumi ) (“Dance of soul“, photo by Ahmad Odeh) ©Samina Iqbal. 2021

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Caravanserai

This being human is a guest house Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, Some monetary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, who violently … Continue reading

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Early-Waking Grievers

I was sleeping, and being comforted by a cool breeze, when suddenly a gray dove from the thicket sang and sobbed with longing, and reminded me of my own passion. I had been away from my own soul so long, … Continue reading

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Balance of Life — Source of Inspiration

Sometimes life seems so finely balanced that the slightest breath of air will send all into madness. Security does not exist for everything changes and all must die. One must walk with grace for soon the dance is over with … Continue reading

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Pure Heart — Eddie Two Hawks

Whoever, in devotion, offers Me a gift, whether it be a flower, a fruit or water, I accept it as coming from one who has a pure heart. The Bhagavad Gita Orchid Spring Bloom 2021, Eddie’s Garden Photos Thank you … Continue reading

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Wine or Blood?

“The wine we really drink is our own blood, Our bodies ferment in these barrels, We give everything for a glass of this, We give our minds for a sip.” Rumi     Samina Iqbal. 2021

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“Within the ocean.”

Late, by myself, in the boat of myself, no light and no land anywhere, cloud cover thick, I try to stay just above the surface, yet I’m already under and living within the ocean. Rumi ©Samina Iqbal. 2021

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All is Born Again — Eddie Two Hawks

I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again. Sylvia Plath, Yellow Rose, Spring 2020 Eddie’s Garden Photos All is Born Again — Eddie Two Hawks

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Different chess pieces

Drunks fear the police, But the police are drunk too, People in this town love them both, like different chess pieces. (Rumi) ©Samina Iqbal. 2021.

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Aphorism

Originally posted on Hortus Closus:
Painting by Dina Shubin When we shut up, music is alive

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BOOM!

In a matter of a few hours I got this message from WordPress again. My happiness has doubled. Thanks to all of you for this honor. You make me a proud yet a humble blogger. Your blog, Samina’s Forum for police … Continue reading

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Stats are booming. WOW!!!

I got another great message from WordPress today and it made my day. Thanks my bloggers and friends for checking out my posts. I feel so honored and humbled. ©Samina Iqbal. 2021

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Happy Valentine’s Day. Let’s celebrate Love!

“To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life.” —Victor Hugo, Les Misérables Happy Valentine’s day everyone, and may your day be filled with … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary

Dear bloggers and friends, I got this message from WordPress today and it really made my day. WOW!!! Time just flies and here I am looking at the eight years of blogging. It’s hard to believe as it looks like … Continue reading

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Campfire Stories — Source of Inspiration

Campfire stories filled us with delight full of ghosts and goblins on a star-filled summer night. I remember these tales of long ago of battle cries and scary foe. Now I prefer stories of a different kind; good guys win … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Everyone.

All the very best for the New Year 2021. ©Samina Iqbal. 2020

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Happy Thanksgiving 2020 to our neighbors, USA

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