Writer

Parminder Singh Aziz

Show BioHide BioParminder Singh teaches English at Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Chandigarh. He writes poetry and short fiction in English, Punjabi, Urdu and Hindi. His poems have featured in international anthologies Harbinger Asylum (Transcendent Zero, Texas), Verbal Art (Author Press, Delhi) and Shout it Out (Lost Tower, London). He has been published in magazines and journals such as Dialog, South Asian Ensemble, Hans India, Indian Ruminations, Muse India, Spark, Criterion, Galaxy, Langlit and the blog of Out of Print Magazine.

6 posts

ਗ਼ਜ਼ਲ
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ਗ਼ਜ਼ਲ

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Ace poet in multiple languages, Parminder Singh Aziz presents his first Ghazal of 2018. World Sikh News invites readers to traverse the journey of life through the pen of the author. ਮੈਂ ਮਨ ਦੇ ਮੋਏ ਚਾਵਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਹੁਲਾਰਾ ਦੇ ਨਹੀਂ ਸਕਦਾ। ਮੈਂ ਖ਼ੁਦ ਨੂੰ ਹੋਰ ਇਕ ਵਾਰੀ ਇਹ ਮੌਕਾ ... More »

1984
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1984

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Art, theatre, paintings, movies, videos, books, verse, monuments and museums are media to relive and rekindle memories of  years gone by, particularly years of pain and injustice. Through this poem, the poet relives the horrors of November 1984 and rues the co... More »

Mob Mentality
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Mob Mentality

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Art engages reality in this satirical poem on present-day society. Mob mentality is a stark phenomenon from Charlottesville in USA where whites wanted to be domineering over leftists to Ballabgarh in Haryana, India where right wing Hindutva zealots wanted to b... More »

Outnumbered, Poem by Parminder Singh Aziz
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Outnumbered

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This poem published for the first time in The World Sikh News dwells on the challenges of being single and dedicated.  Referring to Guru Nanak’s companion Bhai Mardana and his Rabab, the author talks of being steadfast in the face of challenges, difficulties a... More »

Triumph -Poem by Parminder Singh Aziz
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Triumph

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Continuing our showcasing of poems of our young poet, here is another one for those who feel stressed and hurt. As we all go through this at point or another, it is for all. Enjoy! By invidious gossip, don’t get distrait. Get rid of the fit of this incip... More »

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Transcendence

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World Sikh News inaugurates its Literature section with the poems of Chandigarh-based poet Parminder Singh, who in this poem takes us into the world of mysticism where the lines between the spiritual and the material vanish, giving a glimpse of the transcenden... More »