Ghamand Shayari

False Pride is a negative human quality. It mars a man and demeans him; makes him selfish and narcissistic and does not allow him to see beyond his own self. In poetry, however, the beloved’s pride is of a different kind and it brings pain and suffering to the lover. Here is small selection on the subject of false pride.

āsmāñ itnī bulandī pe jo itrātā hai

bhuul jaatā hai zamīñ se nazar aatā hai

aasman itni bulandi pe jo itraata hai

bhul jata hai zamin se hi nazar aata hai

Waseem Barelvi

shohrat bulandī bhī pal bhar tamāshā hai

jis Daal pe baiThe ho vo TuuT bhī saktī hai

shohrat ki bulandi bhi pal bhar ka tamasha hai

jis Dal pe baiThe ho wo TuT bhi sakti hai

Bashir Badr

adā aa.ī jafā aa.ī ġhurūr aayā hijāb aayā

hazāroñ āfateñ le kar hasīnoñ par shabāb aayā

ada aai jafa aai ghurur aaya hijab aaya

hazaron aafaten le kar hasinon par shabab aaya

Nooh Narvi

vo jis ghamanD se bichhḌā gila to is hai

ki saarī baat mohabbat meñ rakh-rakhāv thī

wo jis ghamanD se bichhDa gila to is ka hai

ki sari baat mohabbat mein rakh-rakhaw ki thi

Ahmad Faraz

roz dīvār meñ chun detā huuñ maiñ apnī anā

roz vo toḌ ke dīvār nikal aatī hai

roz diwar mein chun deta hun main apni ana

roz wo toD ke diwar nikal aati hai

Khurshid Talab

āsmānoñ meñ uḌā karte haiñ phūle phūle

halke logoñ ke baḌe kaam havā kartī hai

aasmanon mein uDa karte hain phule phule

halke logon ke baDe kaam hawa karti hai

Mohammad Aazam