Serving wine is the only art I know,
I can’t guide them to the destination, Iqbal!
The secrets of heart are still a mystery to me,
I can’t console them in their suffering, Iqbal!
I’m in quest of discovering secrets to eternity,
I might die, before the disclosure, Iqbal!


Hassan Mustafa recently graduated from Webster University with a major in management and minor in international relations. He is interested in poetry, fiction, intellectual history and philosophy. He is currently residing in Lahore and is finishing his first novella ‘A tormented philosopher’.