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Bakhsh Layalpuri

1934 - 2002 | London, United Kingdom

A people’s poet with progressive leanings, also served as the president of Progressive Writers Association of UK

A people’s poet with progressive leanings, also served as the president of Progressive Writers Association of UK

Ghazal 19

Sher 8

koī shai dil ko bahlātī nahīñ hai

pareshānī rut jaatī nahīñ hai

koi shai dil ko bahlati nahin hai

pareshani ki rut jati nahin hai

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kabhī āñkhoñ pe kabhī sar pe biThā.e rakhnā

zindagī talḳh sahī dil se lagā.e rakhnā

kabhi aankhon pe kabhi sar pe biThae rakhna

zindagi talKH sahi dil se lagae rakhna

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hamāre ḳhvāb chorī ho ga.e haiñ

hameñ rātoñ ko niiñd aatī nahīñ hai

hamare KHwab chori ho gae hain

hamein raaton ko nind aati nahin hai

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dard-e-hijrat ke satā.e hue logoñ ko kahīñ

sāya-e-dar bhī nazar aa.e to ghar lagtā hai

dard-e-hijrat ke satae hue logon ko kahin

saya-e-dar bhi nazar aae to ghar lagta hai

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vahī patthar lagā hai mere sar par

azal se jis ko sajde kar rahā huuñ

wahi patthar laga hai mere sar par

azal se jis ko sajde kar raha hun

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BOOKS 1

Lahu Ka Kharaj

 

1985

 

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