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Humayun To Zobeida (From The Urdu)

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You flaunt your beauty in the rose, your glory in the dawn,
Your sweetness in the nightingale, your white- ness in the swan.

You haunt my waking like a dream, my slumber like a moon,
Pervade me like a musky scent, possess me like a tune.

Yet, when I crave of you, my sweet, one tender moment's grace,
You cry, "I sit behind the veil, I cannot show my face."

Shall any foolish veil divide my longing from my bliss?

Shall any fragile curtain hide your beauty from my kiss?
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madhabi banerjee 30 May 2018

wonderful! you are heart within my heart. the life within my life

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B. Laxmi Priya 10 September 2013

Old fashioned charm. Loved reading. But such style not used these days.

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