Faiz Ahmed Faiz

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

Faiz Ahmed Faiz Poems

1. Solitude 8/2/2006
2. Wasteland Of Solitude 8/2/2006
3. Be Near Me 3/14/2015
4. My Interview 8/4/2006
5. Highway 8/4/2006
6. It Is Spring Again 8/3/2006
7. Stanza 8/4/2006
8. Tonight 8/4/2006
9. We Shall See 8/4/2006
10. Last Night...... 8/3/2006
11. Some Lover To Some Beloved! 8/4/2006
12. My Heart, My Traveler 8/4/2006
13. Loneliness 8/4/2006
14. Speak 8/1/2006
15. When Autumn Came 8/4/2006
16. We Who Were Executed 8/2/2006
17. Ghazal 8/4/2006
18. Before You Came 8/4/2006
19. Do Not Ask, My Love..... 8/3/2006
20. The Incarceration Of Loneliness 8/4/2006
21. A Prison Evening 8/3/2006
Best Poem of Faiz Ahmed Faiz

A Prison Evening

Each star a rung,
night comes down the spiral
staircase of the evening.
The breeze passes by so very close
as if someone just happened to speak of love.
In the courtyard,
the trees are absorbed refugees
embroidering maps of return on the sky.
On the roof,
the moon - lovingly, generously -
is turning the stars
into a dust of sheen.
From every corner, dark-green shadows,
in ripples, come towards me.
At any moment they may break over me,
like the waves of pain each time I remember
this separation from my lover.

This thought keeps ...

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Speak, your lips are free.
Speak, it is your own tongue.
Speak, it is your own body.
Speak, your life is still yours.

See how in the blacksmith's shop
The flame burns wild, the iron glows red;
The locks open their jaws,
And every chain begins to break.

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