Gr8 Poet Mirza Ghalib

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  1. catchmeifyoucan

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    Here'z ma collection of ma favourite poet Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib
     
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    aah ko chaahiye ik umr asar hone tak
    kaun jiitaa hai terii zulf ke sar hone tak


    daam har mauj me.n hai halqaa-e-sad_kaam-e-nahang
    dekhe.n kyaa guzare hai qatare pe gauhar hone tak

    [daam = net/trap; mauj = wave; halqaa = ring/circle]
    [sad = hundred; nahang = crocodile; gauhar = pearl]


    aashiqii sabr-talab aur tamannaa betaab
    dil kaa kyaa rang karuu.N Khuun-e-jigar hone tak

    [sabr-talab=patient]


    ham ne maanaa ke taGaaful na karoge lekin
    Khaak ho jaaye.nge ham tum ko Khabar hone tak

    [taGaaful=neglect/ignore]


    partav-e-Khuur se hai shabanam ko fanaa kii taaliim
    mai.n bhii huu.N ek inaayat kii nazar hone tak

    [partav-e-Khuur = sun's rays; shabanam=dew]
    [fanaa = perish; inaayat = favour]


    yak_nazar besh nahii.n fursat-e-hastii Gaafil
    garmii-e-bazm hai ik raqs-e-sharar hone tak

    [besh = excess; Gaafil = ignorant]
    [raqs = dance; sharar = flash/fire]


    Gam-e-hastii kaa 'Asad' kis se ho juz marg ilaaj
    shammaa har rang me.n jalatii hai sahar hone tak
     
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    baaziichaa-e-atfaal hai duniyaa mere aage
    hotaa hai shab-o-roz tamaashaa mere aage

    [baaziichaa-e-atfaal = child's play]

    ik khel hai aurang-e-sulemaa.N mere nazadiik
    ik baat hai ejaaz-e-masiihaa mere aage

    [aurang = throne; ejaaz = miracle]

    juz naam nahii.n suurat-e-aalam mujhe manzuur
    juz vaham nahii.n hastii-e-ashiyaa mere aage

    [juz = other than; aalam = world; ashiyaa = things]

    hotaa hai nihaa.N gard me.n seharaa mere hote
    ghisataa hai jabii.n Khaak pe dariyaa mere aage

    [nihaa.N = hidden; gard = dust]
    [seharaa = desert, jabii.n = forehead]

    mat puuchh ke kyaa haal hai meraa tere piichhe
    tuu dekh ke kyaa rang hai teraa mere aage

    sach kahate ho Khud_biin-o-Khud_aaraa huu.N na kyo.N huu.N
    baiThaa hai but-e-aa_iinaa siimaa mere aage

    [Khud_biin = proud/arrogant, Khud_aaraa = self adorer]
    [but-e-aa_iinaa = lover's mirror; siimaa = particularly]

    phir dekhiye andaaz-e-gul_afshaanii-e-guftaar
    rakh de ko_ii paimaanaa-e-sahabaa mere aage

    [gul_afshaanii-e-guftaar = to scatter flowers while speaking]
    [sahaba = wine]

    nafrat ka gumaa.N guzare hai mai.n rashk se guzaraa
    kyo.N kar kahuu.N lo naam naa us kaa mere aage

    [gumaaN = suspicion/doubt; rashk = envy]

    imaa.N mujhe roke hai jo khii.nche hai mujhe kufr
    kaabaa mere piichhe hai kaliisaa mere aage

    [kufr = impiety, kaliisaa = church/cathedral]

    aashiq huu.N pe maashuuq_farebii hai mera kaam
    majanuu.N ko buraa kahatii hai lailaa mere aage

    Khush hote hai.n par vasl me.n yuu.N mar nahii.n jaate
    aa_ii shab-e-hijaraa.N kii tamannaa mere aage

    [hijr = separation]

    hai mauj_zan ik qulzum-e-Khuu.N kaash! yahii ho
    aataa hai abhii dekhiye kyaa-kyaa mere aage

    [mauj_zan = turbulent (as in waves)]
    [qulzum = sea, Khuu.N = blood]

    go haath ko jumbish nahii.n aa.Nkho.n me.n to dam hai
    rahane do abhii saaGar-o-miinaa mere aage

    [jumbish = movement; saaGar-o-miinaa = glass of wine]

    ham_peshaa-o-ham_masharab-o-ham_raaz hai meraa
    'Ghalib' ko buraa kyo.N kaho achchhaa mere aage

    [ham_peshaa = of the same profession]
    [ham_masharab = of the same habits(i.e. a fellov drinker)]
    [ham_raaz = confidante]
     
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    bas ki dushwaar hai har kaam ka aasaa.N honaaa
    aadamii ko bhii mayassar nahii.n insaa.N honaa

    [dushwaar=difficult; mayassar=possible]

    giriyaa chaahe hai Kharaabii mere kaashaane kii
    dar-o-diivaar se Tapake hai bayaabaa.N honaa

    [giriyaa=wiiping; kaashaanaa=small house; bayaabaa.N=wilderness]

    waa-e-diiwaangii-e-shauq ke har dam mujh ko
    aap jaanaa udhar aur aap hii hairaa.N honaa

    jalvaa az_bas ke taqaaza-e-nigah karataa hai
    jauhar-e-aaiina bhii chaahe hai mizaGaa.N honaa

    [az_bas=intensely; jauhar=skill/knowledge, mizaGaa.N=eyelid]

    ishrat-e-qatl_gah-e-ahal-e-tamannaa mat puuchh
    iid-e-nazzaaraa hai shamashiir kaa uriyaa.N honaa

    [ishrat=joy/delight, shamashiir=sword, uriyaa.N=naked/bare]

    le gaye Khaak me.n ham daaG-e-tamannaa-e-nishaat
    tuu ho aur aap ba_sad_rang-e-gulistaa. N honaa

    [nishaat (or nashaat)=enthusiasm/happiness, sad_rang=hundred colours]

    ishrat-e-paaraa-e-dil, zaKhm-e-tamannaa_Khaanaa
    lazzat-e-riish-e-jigar Garq-e-namakdaa.N honaa

    [ishrat=joy/delight; paaraa=fragment/piecek lazzat=taste]
    [riish=wound; Garq=drown/sink; namakdaa.N=container to keep salt]

    kii mere qatl ke baad us ne jafaa se taubaa
    haaye us zod_pashemaa.N kaa pashemaa.N honaa

    [zod=quickly; pashemaa.N=ashamed/embarrassed]

    haif us chaar girah kapa.De kii qismat 'Ghalib'
    jis kii qismat me.n ho aashiq kaa garebaa.N honaa

    [haif=alas!; girah=one sixteenth of a yard; garebaa.N=collar]
     
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    superb shairi
     
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    Very Nice Collection
     
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    very niceeee
     
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    Nice post
     
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    nice jee..
     

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