Mirza Ghalib

(27 December 1797 – 15 February 1869 / Agra / British India)

Kiss Me - Poem by Mirza Ghalib

Ghooncha-e-nashiguftha ko dhoor se math dikha key yoon
Bosey ko poonchtha houn mein munh se muchey batha ki yoon


Don't stay afar pouting your lips at me like a rosebud;
I asked you for a kiss--let your lips answer my plea.

Comments about Kiss Me by Mirza Ghalib

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/3/2015 3:29:00 AM)

    Wah wah kya baat hai, , , , , , , , , (Report) Reply

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  • (12/6/2013 2:26:00 PM)

    this would have been a fantastic poem...with an increase in length... (Report) Reply

  • (9/13/2013 10:51:00 AM)

    Very short, much like that insignificant kiss on the lips! (Report) Reply

  • (1/9/2011 7:46:00 AM)

    What a great translation of poetic lines! But the original one is really greater. Ghalib had always been ghalib on his contemporaries as well as successors.
    Great lines.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 1, 2010

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