Hafr Al Atash

The Pit of Thirst Author: Khalid Rauf Qureshi

A collection consisting of various genres Urdu poetry comprising of Ghazals and numerous types of modern and conservative Nazams.


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Recipient of the Abasin Literary Award for 2018-2019, ‘Hafr Al Atash’ was first published in 2018. The book consists of one hundred and fifty-five poems, spread over 348 pages.
A collection of various genres in Urdu and some English poetry; it includes different types of modern and conservative Nazam and Ghazal.
As indicated by the cover, feelings, and emotions, in most of the poems, represent an arid-dessert environment, dominated by solitude and wilderness.
The main theme of these poems is romance; but occasionally discusses political and socio-economic issues, providing the reader with a peek into the Pakistani-Indian and North American culture. These poems will take you away from your routine city life and aid you in embarking upon a roller coaster journey of love, longing, hope, despair, and forgiveness.


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