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chaman meñ rakhte haiñ kāñTe bhī ik maqām ai dost

faqat guloñ se gulshan aabrū to nahīñ

chaman mein rakhte hain kanTe bhi ek maqam ai dost

faqat gulon se hi gulshan ki aabru to nahin

Ummeed Fazli

ghar se nikal kar jaatā huuñ maiñ roz kahāñ

ik din apnā pīchhā kar ke dekhā jaa.e

ghar se nikal kar jata hun main roz kahan

ek din apna pichha kar ke dekha jae

Bharat Bhushan Pant

dil-e-muztar se pūchh ai raunaq-e-bazm

maiñ ḳhud aayā nahīñ laayā gayā huuñ

dil-e-muztar se puchh ai raunaq-e-bazm

main KHud aaya nahin laya gaya hun

Shad Azimabadi

aks kis chiiz ā.īna-e-hairat meñ nahīñ

terī sūrat meñ hai kyā jo merī sūrat meñ nahīñ

aks kis chiz ka aaina-e-hairat mein nahin

teri surat mein hai kya jo meri surat mein nahin

Asghar Gondvi

ham tum meñ kal duurī bhī ho saktī hai

vaj.h koī majbūrī bhī ho saktī hai

hum tum mein kal duri bhi ho sakti hai

wajh koi majburi bhi ho sakti hai

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takalluf

  • तकल्लुफ़
  • تکلف

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Formality

tum takalluf ko bhī iḳhlās samajhte ho 'farāz'

dost hotā nahīñ har haath milāne vaalā

tum takalluf ko bhi iKHlas samajhte ho 'faraaz'

dost hota nahin har hath milane wala

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One of the most prominent Pakistani poets, famous for his cultural romanticism.

kahāñ ke naam o nasab ilm kyā fazīlat kyā

jahān-e-rizq meñ tauqīr-e-ahl-e-hājat kyā

kahan ke nam o nasab ilm kya fazilat kya

jahan-e-rizq mein tauqir-e-ahl-e-hajat kya

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