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chaman meñ rakhte haiñ kāñTe bhī ik maqām ai dost

faqat guloñ se gulshan aabrū to nahīñ

chaman mein rakhte hain kanTe bhi ek maqam ai dost

faqat gulon se hi gulshan ki aabru to nahin

Ummeed Fazli

itnī jaa.e ki miT jaa.e maiñ aur tamīz

yaanī ye hosh dīvār girā jaa.e

the formality of you and I should in wine be drowned

meaning that these barriers of sobriety be downed

itni pi jae ki miT jae main aur tu ki tamiz

yani ye hosh ki diwar gira di jae

the formality of you and I should in wine be drowned

meaning that these barriers of sobriety be downed

Farhat Shahzad

ik baar us ne mujh ko dekhā thā muskurā kar

itnī to hai haqīqat baaqī kahāniyāñ haiñ

ek bar us ne mujh ko dekha tha muskura kar

itni to hai haqiqat baqi kahaniyan hain

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ek vo haiñ ki jinheñ apnī ḳhushī le Duubī

ek ham haiñ ki jinheñ ġham ne ubharne na diyā

ek wo hain ki jinhen apni KHushi le Dubi

ek hum hain ki jinhen gham ne ubharne na diya

Azad Gulati

kabhī kisī ko mukammal jahāñ nahīñ miltā

kahīñ zamīn kahīñ āsmāñ nahīñ miltā

kabhi kisi ko mukammal jahan nahin milta

kahin zamin kahin aasman nahin milta

Nida Fazli
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be-kasii

  • बे-कसी
  • بے کسی

means

helplessness, loneliness, destitution

āshiq be-kasī to aalam na pūchhiye

majnūñ pe kyā guzar ga.ī sahrā gavāh hai

aashiq ki be-kasi ka to aalam na puchhiye

majnun pe kya guzar gai sahra gawah hai

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Ameer Minai

Ameer Minai

1829-1900

Eminent Urdu Poet and contemporary of Dagh Dehlvi. Famous for penning ghazal "Sarakti jaye hai rukh se naqaab aahista aahista".

hañs ke farmāte haiñ vo dekh ke hālat merī

kyuuñ tum āsān samajhte the mohabbat merī

seeing my condition, she laughs and asks of me

"Easy did you then imagine, loving me would be?"

hans ke farmate hain wo dekh ke haalat meri

kyun tum aasan samajhte the mohabbat meri

seeing my condition, she laughs and asks of me

"Easy did you then imagine, loving me would be?"

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