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Shahzia Batool

(Pakistan)

Lagi ik Umr!


Lagi ik umr lekin
phir samajh mein aa gai mujh ko
mukhalif samt chalti
her hawa batlaa gai mujh ko
k apni zindagi jeenay ka yeh
behtar qareena he
saharay dhoondna chhorro
saharay baantnaa seekho
keh yeh roshan haqeeqat he
sahara dhoondnay waalay
sada tanha hi rehte hen

Submitted: Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 29, 2013

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  • Muhammad Ali (1/7/2014 10:49:00 AM)

    ye ek sad poem hy.
    ye poem sachi b hy.
    haqiqat udas q krti hy!
    shayad 'umeed' lagany waly udas hoty hn. or haqiqat bhoolny waly bhi.
    m ny bachpan me ek sher parha tha.
    'm Tujh sy na maangu, to na maangu ga kisi sy.
    m Tera hun, Tu mera Khuda, mera Khuda hy' (Report) Reply

  • Passionate Reader (8/18/2013 4:53:00 AM)

    Indeed a meditating message, something to ponder upon! ! ! Your poetry is always with a strong message. while reading this poem, i felt as if you have written down my feelings here because i feel the same way :)))
    so hats off to you dear poet for presenting this notable message in a beautiful way. The last lines grabbed my whole attention and i just can't help reading them again and again :))) (Report) Reply

  • Payal Parande (8/11/2013 4:54:00 AM)

    Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
    an inspirational write by a brilliant poet.... bravo didi (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (8/7/2013 5:00:00 PM)

    saharay dhoondna chhorro
    saharay baantnaa seekho
    keh yeh roshan haqeeqat he
    sahara dhoondnay waalay
    sada tanha hi rehte hen
    beautiful write (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (8/7/2013 6:48:00 AM)

    Yes, You have!
    I wish time could give you a chance to translate the whole poem!
    thank you so much! (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/7/2013 6:32:00 AM)

    Another beautiful Urdu poem.
    saharay dhoondna chhorro (Don't seek support)
    saharay baantnaa seekho (Learn to provide support)
    Beautiful rendering. Have I caught the meaning? Thank you. (Report) Reply

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