Shafkat Aziz Hajam hailing from the north Kashmir’s border district of Kupwara is a famous poet of worldwide reputation as his poetry gadgets are sometimes carried by esteemed magazines and anthologies of world repute. Every time any poetry competitors is held at nationwide or worldwide degree or poems are invited for submission in anthologies, Shafkat’s poems most frequently get an opportunity to be featured. Not solely this Shafkat participates in poetry recitation occasions too on diversified world degree plateforms. Be it Haiku, Limirick, Odes or easy poems, Shafkat’s poetic prowess is acclaimed by literary circles. On social media plateforms one can really feel his poems being recited by kids from Asian, African and even European international locations. Tens of his poems have already been translated into many residing languages of the globe which displays the affect of his talent and thought. He’s an avid poetry author and has a few poetry collections to his credit score. Presently his masterpiece poetry assortment which is beneath my assessment is “Canary’s Voice” revealed by Wular Publishing Home Anantnag. This assortment unfold over 84 pages largely unfold kids’s Islamic poems. It accommodates 72 Islamic poems for youngsters. It’s pertinent to say right here that Shafkat largely writes kids’s literature particularly poems about our little chaps. The quilt web page of this lovely assortment is adorably designed to lure poetry lovers. Within the foreword of this guide Dr Zainul Hussain of Azad Narang Inter-Faculty Bareilly UP writes “Shafkat Aziz Hajam from India Kashmir, has made an amazing effort with two magnificent inking prowess in writing a group of rhymes (most of that are Islamic). Dr Fizza Younis from Pakistan has written an in depth account titled “the phrases of appreciation” about this assortment. She writes “Though I don’t know Shafkat Aziz Hajam on a private degree ,I do know him from his work .And nothing speaks extra about an individual than the phrases they write from their coronary heart”. Hamida Foud, poetess and English language trainer from Egypt writes in “Phrases of Encouragement”- In some poems the Poet emphasizes the worth of time. He offers with the blessings of Allah’s mercy. He reveals how we will get pleasure from our lives once we are eager on satisfying Allah in order that we grow to be blissful and get peace of thoughts”. The poetic prowess of Shafkat will get unfolded within the guide with it’s first poem showing on web page 13, about remembering our Allah in instances of pleasure, sorrow and everytime and in every single place we go. He goes on with mini-Islamic poems like Allah is one and I’m a Muslim. He makes use of easiest of his vocabulary simply to purpose at creating an affection and love for understanding Islamic ideas among the many little kids by way of his poetry. These micro-poems are so properly composed that our youngsters simply comprehend the message saved in them. Allah hates liers, Ask solely Allah and A real Muslim are among the poems discovered within the guide that are artistically woven reflecting non secular bent of the creator. O Allah for Hajj and My expensive trainer like many different poems of the guide, assist in inculcating ethical values among the many little college going kids or these nonetheless having fun with the mom’s candy lap at dwelling. Hate the Shaytan and Come to Masjid like poems would absolutely assist our youngsters to develop a love for providing prayers in Mosque and hate satan and devilish acts. Worry Allah and Bathe upon me your Mercy poems are within the type of a morning prayer composed by creator which kids can sing throughout their morning meeting. When Allah needs, is one other one making kids imagine that Rain, grain, snow and wind could be there provided that Allah needs and even a tiny straw can’t change it’s place with out being ordered by one all-powerful. O Allah I’ve no Phrases, is a poem through which creator has expressed his gratitude to Allah within the language of a kid who retains us away from committing sins, feeds us and exhibits us the suitable path. O expensive Allah you understand, on this one Shafkat has made a mirrored image of kid’s innocence who by no means harms or hurts anybody, by no means does something fallacious nor hates any soul. Rise up early Each day and A superb scholar I’m, poems are within the type of ethical classes for youngsters who after waking up early within the morning would make ablution adopted by a prayer to Allah. If I the place a chicken, this one takes our youngsters to the world of birds who sing totally different melodious songs early within the morning in close by gardens and on tall bushes, transfer anyplace they like throughout fields and even borders not restricted by the legal guidelines of land and having fun with totally on this planet of absolute freedom. This all is unimaginable for us being people and residing on the identical planet however following the principles and legal guidelines. Singing Birds and O expensive Butterfly, have efficiently expressed the feelings of a kid who possess inherent love for birds and flying moths like butterfly. O expensive Rainbow, kids specific a particular type of pleasure and are considerably thrilled to observe a Rainbow quickly after the rain showers over the sky. They instantly transfer out of their houses to have a primary glimpse of this seven-coloured head and tail-less pure phenomena. In a toddler’s language creator has skillfully crafted this one on web page 66. Let’s finish Strife and Learn the Holy Quran, like poems can doubtlessly take away natural tendencies amongst kids and make them accountable and civilized future residents of the nation, as ending strifes and studying the worldwide message of peace and tranquility is the foundational precept of all religions of the world. O expensive Trainer and Come to College, engraves within the minds of little kids the position performed by lecturers in moulding and shaping college students and colleges because the seats of studying and transformation. I’m a Princess and I’m a Prince, mirror the aspirations of 4 years boy and lady discovered on this poetry assortment. Within the literary panorama of valley Shafkat Aziz Hajam stands tall for being a broadly revealed and anthologized younger poet who has acquired applauds and appreciation from all quarters since he launched into literary Odyssey. He has a novel type of expressing his feelings by way of his ideas and inking them by way of poetry. I want him all one of the best forward and I hope if he relentlessly carries his work farward and thru perseverance he can contact the skies in literary world.
RAYEES AHMAD KUMAR
Author is a columnist hailing from Qazigund Kashmir.
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