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Afzal Ahmad Syed

1946 | Karachi, Pakistan

One of the leading Pakistani poets known for his layered poetic expression.

One of the leading Pakistani poets known for his layered poetic expression.

Real Name : Afzal Ahmad Syed

Born : 28 May 1946, Ghazipur, India

Afzal Ahmad Syed is a contemporary Urdu poet and translator famous for his dominance in classical as well as modern Urdu poetry. He is the author of the modern nazm collections (An Arrogated Past, 1984), (Death Sentence in Two Languages, 1990), and (Rococo and Other Worlds, 2000). Another collection of classical ghazals is titled خيمہُ سياہ (The Dark Pavilion, 1988). His work has been widely published in leading Urdu literary periodicals such as ShabkhoonAaj, and Dunyazad.

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