Faiz Ahmed Faiz

(13 February 1911 - 20 November 1984 / Sialkot / British India)

Stanza - Poem by Faiz Ahmed Faiz

If they snatch my ink and pen,
I should not complain,
For I have dipped my fingers
In the blood of my heart.
I should not complain
Even if they seal my tongue,
For every ring of my chain
Is a tongue ready to speak.


Comments about Stanza by Faiz Ahmed Faiz

  • (1/14/2007 3:04:00 AM)


    Passionate - and beautiful. I wish more poets would read your works. The beauty of your translations transcends cultural barriers. (Report) Reply

    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Friday, August 4, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 21, 2010


[Report Error]