Top 10 couplets of Saghar Siddiqui

Urdu and Punjabi poet

maut kahte haiñ jis ko ai 'sāġhar'

zindagī koī kaḌī hogī

maut kahte hain jis ko ai 'saghar'

zindagi ki koi kaDi hogi

Saghar Siddiqui

jis ahd meñ luT jaa.e faqīroñ kamā.ī

us ahd ke sultān se kuchh bhuul huī hai

jis ahd mein luT jae faqiron ki kamai

us ahd ke sultan se kuchh bhul hui hai

Saghar Siddiqui

ai dil-e-be-qarār chup ho

chukī hai bahār chup ho

ai dil-e-be-qarar chup ho ja

ja chuki hai bahaar chup ho ja

Saghar Siddiqui

ab kahāñ aisī tabī.at vaale

choT khā kar jo duā karte the

ab kahan aisi tabiat wale

choT kha kar jo dua karte the

Saghar Siddiqui

zindagī jabr-e-musalsal tarah kaaTī hai

jaane kis jurm paa.ī hai sazā yaad nahīñ

zindagi jabr-e-musalsal ki tarah kaTi hai

jaane kis jurm ki pai hai saza yaad nahin

Saghar Siddiqui

charāġh-e-tūr jalāo baḌā añdherā hai

zarā naqāb uThāo baḌā añdherā hai

charagh-e-tur jalao baDa andhera hai

zara naqab uThao baDa andhera hai

Saghar Siddiqui

hai duā yaad magar harf-e-duā yaad nahīñ

mere naġhmāt ko andāz-e-navā yaad nahīñ

hai dua yaad magar harf-e-dua yaad nahin

mere naghmat ko andaz-e-nawa yaad nahin

Saghar Siddiqui

ab apnī haqīqat bhī 'saġhar' be-rabt kahānī lagtī hai

duniyā haqīqat kyā kahiye kuchh yaad rahī kuchh bhuul ga.e

ab apni haqiqat bhi 'saghar' be-rabt kahani lagti hai

duniya ki haqiqat kya kahiye kuchh yaad rahi kuchh bhul gae

Saghar Siddiqui

jab jaam diyā thā saaqī ne jab daur chalā thā mahfil meñ

ik hosh saa.at kyā kahiye kuchh yaad rahī kuchh bhuul ga.e

jab jam diya tha saqi ne jab daur chala tha mahfil mein

ek hosh ki saat kya kahiye kuchh yaad rahi kuchh bhul gae

Saghar Siddiqui

ek va.ada hai kisī jo vafā hotā nahīñ

varna in tāroñ bharī rātoñ meñ kyā hotā nahīñ

ek wada hai kisi ka jo wafa hota nahin

warna in taron bhari raaton mein kya hota nahin

Saghar Siddiqui