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shikam aag liye phir rahī hai shahr-ba-shahr

sag-e-zamāna haiñ ham kyā hamārī hijrat kyā

shikam ki aag liye phir rahi hai shahr-ba-shahr

sag-e-zamana hain hum kya hamari hijrat kya

Iftikhar Arif

maiñ ne kahā ki dekh ye maiñ ye havā ye raat

us ne kahā ki merī paḌhā.ī vaqt hai

main ne kaha ki dekh ye main ye hawa ye raat

us ne kaha ki meri paDhai ka waqt hai

Ahmad Mushtaq

sab ko duniyā havas ḳhvār liye phirtī hai

kaun phirtā hai ye murdār liye phirtī hai

sab ko duniya ki hawas KHwar liye phirti hai

kaun phirta hai ye murdar liye phirti hai

Sheikh Ibrahim Zauq

ye kā.enāt abhī nā-tamām hai shāyad

ki aa rahī hai damādam sadā-e-kun-fayakūñ

ye kaenat abhi na-tamam hai shayad

ki aa rahi hai damadam sada-e-kun-fayakun

Allama Iqbal

kabhī yak-ba-yak tavajjoh kabhī daf.atan taġhāful

mujhe aazmā rahā hai koī ruḳh badal badal kar

kabhi yak-ba-yak tawajjoh kabhi dafatan taghaful

mujhe aazma raha hai koi ruKH badal badal kar

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Curriculum/ syllabus

kuchh ishq ke nisāb meñ kamzor ham bhī haiñ

kuchh parcha-e-savāl bhī āsān chāhiye

kuchh ishq ke nisab mein kamzor hum bhi hain

kuchh parcha-e-sawal bhi aasan chahiye

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Baqar Mehdi

Baqar Mehdi

1927-2006

Radical Urdu critic who wrote unconventional poetry.

badal ke rakh deñge ye tasavvur ki aadmī vaqār kyā hai

ḳhalā meñ vo chāñd nāchtā hai zamāñ makāñ hisār kyā hai

badal ke rakh denge ye tasawwur ki aadmi ka waqar kya hai

KHala mein wo chand nachta hai zaman makan ka hisar kya hai

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