"My father always told me that poetry comes from the blood. Most of my poetry involves a lot of cultural writing. It's very spiritual and colorful. It's imaginative, but it's based on our culture and the experiences we've had in India. It's our roots; it's where we come from." -- Shahid
From Shahid's poem "Uttarayan"
In the blink of an eye wingless birds overpower the skies, beautiful combinations of colors arise in the thousands of kites that soar the low heaven.