Abdullah Syed

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Welcome to Paradise | via Tumblr on We Heart It.

We can never get yesterday back, and we can never know what tomorrow will bring. So live today like yesterday’s gone, and live like there’s no tomorrow.

yeh kia hora hai ice bucket waghaira ?


yeh kia hora hai ice bucket waghaira ?

hamari qismat phooti

Check out this mix on @8tracks: Work work work by pixelsinmonotone.


oh look i found you in a group photo.

L insan.


ek aur gif: junaid jamshed, na-mehrum aurat kay saath, driving karte hue.


ek aur gif: junaid jamshed, na-mehrum aurat kay saath, driving karte hue.

It could be any cricket ground on the globe, but it has to be
a Pakistan versus India match to get a crowd so involved.
And if the ground happens to be Eden Garden, Kolkata, in
India, any opposing team, but especially one from Pakistan,
faces 100,000 plus eleven opponents. And if you happen to
be a young and unknown Pakistani pace bowler who has just
taken the wicket of Rahul Dravid, one of the world’s most
accomplished batsmen, you can feel 100,000 pairs of eyes
boring into you while a deafening roar pours out of 100,000
throats as their hero, Sachin Tendulkar, walks in. But if you
knock off his stumps with your very first delivery to him, your
ears meet with a deafening and almost eerie silence. I did it,
I thought, I did it, as I pressed my forehead to the ground
in gratitude.
Shoaib Akhtar in ‘Controversially Yours’. (via severus003)

(via dharkannn)

Watching Pakistan play cricket is like watching a man who wakes up every morning and is marched to the gallows. On some days, the fear of death grips him so closely that he collapses before the noose is brought out. On other days, he lives in defiance of his impending death, relishing the freedom of being alive for a few moments.
Ahmer Naqvi (x)

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1. Do not date a boy who does not care what your favourite song is. The boy who does not care what melodies ignite your heart strings with love and wonder while staring at passing street lights on the last train home, will not care if it’s 2 a.m. and your heart is breaking.

2. Do not let anyone fold you up like last winters tattered scarf and put you away with the others in a neatly labeled box. Even when there’s thunder and the sky is crying, you are your mum’s favourite summer dress. You are to wear yourself like you believe it.

3. We are all stories. Write yours how you want. Make today’s chapter about purposely taking the wrong bus and discovering a tiny blue tea shop, or folding origami paper hearts over and over on your window sill. Just make sure it’s something you’d enjoy reading.

4. I will always try to save you.

5. Someday you will be 19 and lost and heartbroken and you will think about a place you’ve seen on TV or heard or read about in a book or seen a picture of. You will feel your heart drop into your stomach. Go there. For a day, a month, forever, but it’s important that you go.

6. The world is so beautiful. Do not let the slumped over homeless man outside the convenience store or the stories of guns and bombs on the television let you believe otherwise. We are all so lost. All of us. We all show it in different ways. I write bad poems. Others start wars. There is no inherent evil, only good people searching too hard.

7. I love everything about you.

8. Money turns people into liars and emotional ghosts. School grades are an inaccurate representation of you. Measure your life’s worth in how many times you’ve nearly lost your life to laughter, how many books you’ve closed with happy tears in your eyes, people whose lives you’ve brought joy to, marshmallows eaten, or countries visited.

9. Don’t ever let anyone tell you to stop crying. Cry if you want to. It’s okay. You’re allowed.

10. My best friend once told me that the most important decision he had ever made was to love everyone and everything. He’s the only person I’ve ever known to have a viewable aura of light around him. Don’t forget to love this world, to love people. Be light. You are already mine.

10 things I will tell my daughter. - Julia LaValley (via steadies)

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I swear.


Emotions in Urdu

Part 3

Part 2

Part 1

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