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  सुर्ख नशीली धुंध में आहटें समेट लेते थे अब चमकीली धूप में राहें कम पढ़ जाएँ मन भागे तो चार दिशाएं कम पढ़ जाएँ कोई डूबे तो सात सत्ताहें कम पढ़ जाएँ आसमान ज़मीन पर उतर आये, हाथ बढाये तो उसकी बेपनाह पनाहें कम पढ़ जाएँ कुछ वक़्त से …

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Faiz’s Aaj Baazaar Mein – Translated and Explained

By Toronto based Poet, Anis Zuberi Courtesy, Junaid Zuberi Another translation of Faiz rendered by a Toronto based poet – Anis Zuberi. This is a timeless poem or nazm, aaj bazaar main pa ba jolan chalo has been translated and explained below. Aaj bazaar main pa ba jolan chalo aaj …

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कबीर के दोहे – 1

This is the first post on Sant Kabir's verses - called Dohe. I will bring more of these everyday.बिरछा कबहूँ न फल भखै, नदी न अन्चवे नीर परमार्थ के कारने, साधू धरा शरीर|

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Badlaav

Unka kehna hai,”badlaav bahut zaruri hai” Phir kyun suraj har roz niyam se, subah savere aata hai Aur sham ki chaadar odhe, chup chaap kahin so jaata hai

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Ghar

Wo shehr jise main ghar kehta tha Jahaan mera bachpan rehta tha Wo shehr zara badla lagta hai Bas yaadon mein apna lagta haiJisne pairon ko pankh diye Ta umra jahan sapnon ko jiye

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Behnde Dariya

For the first time, I've written something in punjabi. And of all the places, I wrote this when I'm sitting in kerala, surrounded by malayalis and malayalam. Don't know why but it just happened.

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Shehr

kuchh badla badla sa yeh shehr nazar aata hai ab zindagi shayad kuchh aur rang dikhayegi ek ajab si badbu hai hawaon mein zehen ki sadan shareer tak pahunch gayi hai shayad

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Teri Raat

Aadhi andheri raat mein, ek pura chaand tha aur teri yaad mein, aadha adhura main tim timaati battiyaan sab, jal rahi thi paas mein taare kehte hain unhe, itna toh tab bhi yaad tha

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Woh!

main aankde milata reh gaya woh hisaab kar ke chal diye main lafz dhoondhta reh gaya woh poori baat karke chal diye uski aankhon mein jo sawaal the mere lafz unhe na jhuthla sake

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क्यूंकि यहाँ चोट नहीं लगती

पैरों तले ज़मीन खिसक गयी, और पाँव आसमान पर जड़ गए, पर आदत से मजबूर, रोज़ गिरती हूँ, मगर चोट नहीं लगती!कोई छोटा सा बादल संभाल लेता है, नज़रें उठाती हूँ तो ज़मीन सर के ऊपर,

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Baarishein

Aapki window aur meri khidki ke darmiyan, Us chotey sey faasle mein hi, Kuch boondein baadlon sey phisal ayeiin, Pehle to light si pittar-patter thi, Ab ghata ganghor hai,From your windows,

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We are One

We are all One here.We are all One on this tiny, spinning, blue and white planet, This rocky "goldilocks" planet, at just the right distance from its sun,

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No mans land

Whispering into the ears of timeless eternity, I'm traversing through many worlds, dimensions & spaces. Scared to stop anywhere, lest I cling onto deadly conditionings-

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चांदनी की फसल

रिश्तों की टहनी पर चांदनी खिल रही थी बादलों के झरोखे में से सिमटी हुयी एक किरण का सहारा लिएआज हवा घडी भर थम जाए तो अच्छा है वर्ना हमारे शहर के दिन लम्बे है और रातें छोटीं

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Ghost Wanderers

Hark now bloods of a mocking feather Spruce up my lips once rosy now wane Tan my spoils of skin ye gold leather Ghost wanderer I err in eerie plane Dance of rain I invoked dark weather

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Heart of the Condor

I fly on silver wings of light through canyon mists of time My heart soars like an eagle I sail in silence . . . noiseless on silver wings of flight My heart

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Aise hi!

Many months back, I began to write a story from male perspective when this thought came to me! It was an effort to reflect someone's longing for the unattainable.

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शोर-शराबा

फिर कोई शोर-शराबा हो एक बार फिर चौंक जायें. फिर आधी मूंदी आँखों के सपने अधूरे रह जायें. फिर आँखें मूँद लें वोह था जो सपने में फिर अपनी झलक दिखला जाए. अधूरी कोई बात थी उसे पूरा कर जाए.

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Body Parts: a poem

Piece me, piece me, piece me for the pot Piece me, minced love me or love me notSome like it raw others like it boiling hot So put on the kettle, seize it now this lot

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The Crumpled Flower

With the bloom of the flower, I move on With the break of the dawn,I move on With each heart ache, I learn to let go With each barrier built, I learn to forgo.I am just a weak mortal

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How Much

How much I wanted to spend my life with you,How much I wanted to give all my love to you,How much I wanted to shower all happiness on you,How much I wanted to give my everything to you,

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