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Ali Sadpara : Eulogy from Wali Nagri

By   Syed Shamsuddin Eulogy from veteran journalist and famed poet Wali Nagri:  محمد علی سدپارہ کے نام ۔ ۔ ۔ ۔ ۔ بلندیوں سے محبت تھی اسکی چاہت تھی  وہ چوٹیوں کا تھا گرویدہ اور ارادت تھی پہاڑ دیکھ کے دیوانہ وار چڑھتے تھے میں کیا بیان کروں اسکی کیا شجاعت تھی کہا تھا برف میں اپنا گھر بنانا ہے  تو گھر بنا لیا سدپارہ تیری ہمت تھی  تو مسکرا کے چلا اور رلا دیا سب کو تو کھو گیا کہیں کےٹو میں تیری قسمت تھی خدا وہاں بھی بلندی تمھیں نصیب کرے بلندیوں سے محبت تھی تیری چاہت تھی A fitting eulogy so aptly depicting and lovingly delineating Muhammad Ali Sadpara's sterling characteristics has been brought out by the poet. A torchbearer in the arena of the world of mountaineering, Ali, along with his equally courageous and illustrious co-climbers, hugged heroically the awfully majestic K2 to become its integral part to quench his abiding thirst of summiteering.  Indeed, they made a niche in history by accepting the challenge of scaling the most challenging, the loftiest and the most difficult peak (K

Mourning Mom's Death

VERILY DEVASTATING AND immeasurably heartbreaking is the passing away of one’s parents that literally wreaks havoc with the offspring. The never-healing wound wrought about by the saddest incident and consequent trauma continues indefinitely and unabated. Put it succinctly, the vacuum created by the heart-wrenching and extraordinarily painful occurrence of parental transition from here (the ephemeral) to eternity orphaning the offspring and that especially of one’s mom literally deprives the progeny of her perennial blessings in this world. The enormity and magnitude of the shock and grief associated with this tragedy is beyond description that causes a vacuum never to fill. In short, it is such a moment of profound grief that no ceaseless mourning or wailing of sorts for the departed soul on the part of the children and the dear and near ones, is to make this gigantic loss reparable in any way; nor can it make the mom’s abiding limitless love, care and affection recoupable or retrie