Mirza Ghalib
Agra / British India

Poems

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1.
Heart It Is, Not A Brick Or Stone
Heart it is, not a brick or stone
Why shouldn't it feel the pain?
Let none tyrannize this heart
Or I shall cry again and again
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2.
It Is Not Love It Is Madness
(You say) It is not love, it is madness
My madness may be the cause of your fame
Sever not my relationship with you
If nothing then be my enemy
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3.
The World Is A Playground
I perceive the world as a playground
Where dawn and dusk appear in eternal rounds
In His Universal form is a plaything the throne of Solomon
The miracles of the Messiah seem so ordinary in my eyes
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4.
He Was, When It Was Aught
He was, when it was aught
He would still be, even if it might have been naught
Drowned I am in my ego
What would have happened if 'I' was not
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5.
Gilah Hai Shauq Ko
6.
A Thousand Desires
Thousands of desires, each worth dying for...
many of them I have realized...yet I yearn for more...
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7.
Ghazal
I wish to go and dwell,
In such a place,
Where there's no one else.
No one to understand my speech,
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8.
Innocent Heart
Innocent heart, what has happened to you?
Alas, what is the cure to this pain?
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9.
Naqsh Faryadi
10.
Kiss Me
Ghooncha-e-nashiguftha ko dhoor se math dikha key yoon
Bosey ko poonchtha houn mein munh se muchey batha ki
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