Top 10 couplets of Ismail Merathi

Most famous Urdu poet writing poetry for children.

dostī aur kisī ġharaz ke liye

vo tijārat hai dostī nahīñ

dosti aur kisi gharaz ke liye

wo tijarat hai dosti hi nahin

Ismail Merathi

kabhī bhuul kar kisī se na karo sulūk aisā

ki jo tum se koī kartā tumheñ nāgavār hotā

kabhi bhul kar kisi se na karo suluk aisa

ki jo tum se koi karta tumhein nagawar hota

Ismail Merathi

tārīf us ḳhudā jis ne jahāñ banāyā

kaisī zamīñ banā.ī kyā āsmāñ banāyā

tarif us KHuda ki jis ne jahan banaya

kaisi zamin banai kya aasman banaya

Ismail Merathi

ḳhvāhishoñ ne Dubo diyā dil ko

varna ye bahr-e-be-karāñ hotā

KHwahishon ne Dubo diya dil ko

warna ye bahr-e-be-karan hota

Ismail Merathi

chhurī tiir talvār to ghaao bharā

lagā jo zaḳhm zabāñ rahā hamesha harā

chhuri ka tir ka talwar ka to ghao bhara

laga jo zaKHm zaban ka raha hamesha hara

Ismail Merathi

bad sohbat meñ mat baiTho is hai anjām burā

bad na bane to bad kahlā.e bad achchhā badnām burā

bad ki sohbat mein mat baiTho is ka hai anjam bura

bad na bane to bad kahlae bad achchha badnam bura

Ismail Merathi

sub.h ke bhūle to aa.e shaam ko

dekhiye kab aa.eñ bhūle shaam ke

subh ke bhule to aae sham ko

dekhiye kab aaen bhule sham ke

Ismail Merathi

apnī jalvagarī hai ye koī aur nahīñ

ġhaur se dekh agar aañkh meñ bīnā.ī hai

apni hi jalwagari hai ye koi aur nahin

ghaur se dekh agar aankh mein binai hai

Ismail Merathi

sab kuchh to kiyā ham ne pa kuchh bhī na kiyā haa.e

hairān haiñ kyā jāniye kyā ho nahīñ saktā

sab kuchh to kiya hum ne pa kuchh bhi na kiya hae

hairan hain kya jaaniye kya ho nahin sakta

Ismail Merathi

har shakl meñ thā vahī numūdār

ham ne nigāh-e-sarsarī

har shakl mein tha wahi numudar

hum ne hi nigah-e-sarsari ki

Ismail Merathi