Mohammad Ibrahim Zauq

(1789 - 1854 / Delhi / India)

Life Brought Me So I Came


The life brought me so I came; the death takes me away so I go
Neither I came on my own nor I go with my will
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Comments about this poem (Life Brought Me So I Came by Mohammad Ibrahim Zauq )

  • Rookie - 0 Points Mohammad Akmal Nazir (7/2/2011 1:10:00 AM)

    The original poem is par at excellence but the translation makes it a bit jerky. As Patrick said in the very first line the 2 'the' sound extremely odd and they should be removed at once. In the urdu transliteration, 'to' should be removed in the very first line as it is not present in the original version. I rated it 10 for its original version not the translation. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Patrick Bois (12/3/2008 12:07:00 PM)

    Can someone remove the 2 'the's in the first sentence? it really ruins the poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Saurabh Sharma (4/15/2005 1:45:00 PM)

    the simplicity with which 'zauq' has stated weird truths of life is outstanding (Report) Reply

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