Jan Nisar Akhtar

(14 February 1914 - 19 August 1976 / Madhya Pradesh / India)

Zindagii tanhaa safar kii raat hai


zindagii tanhaa safar kii raat hai
apne apne hausle kii baat hai

kis aqiide kii duhaa'ii deejiye
har aqiidah aaj be-auqaat hai

kyaa pataa pahuNcheNge kab manzil talak
ghaTte-baRhte faasiloN kaa saat(h) hai

Submitted: Friday, April 13, 2012
Edited: Friday, April 13, 2012

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