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rusvā hue zalīl hue dar-ba-dar hue

haq baat lab pe aa.ī to ham be-hunar hue

ruswa hue zalil hue dar-ba-dar hue

haq baat lab pe aai to hum be-hunar hue

Khaleel Tanveer

maktab-e-ishq dastūr nirālā dekhā

us ko chhuTTī na milī jis ko sabaq yaad huā

maktab-e-ishq ka dastur nirala dekha

us ko chhuTTi na mili jis ko sabaq yaad hua

Meer Tahir Ali Rizvi
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zehn meñ yaad ke ghar TūTne lagte haiñ 'shahāb'

log ho jaate haiñ ke purāne kitne

zehn mein yaad ke ghar TuTne lagte hain 'shahab'

log ho jate hain ji ji ke purane kitne

Mustafa Shahab
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ik lafz-e-mohabbat adnā ye fasānā hai

simTe to dil-e-āshiq phaile to zamāna hai

ek lafz-e-mohabbat ka adna ye fasana hai

simTe to dil-e-ashiq phaile to zamana hai

Jigar Moradabadi

uThe haiñ haath to apne karam laaj bachā

vagarna merī duā kyā mirī talab kyā hai

uThe hain hath to apne karam ki laj bacha

wagarna meri dua kya meri talab kya hai

Siddique Mujibi
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abr

  • अब्र
  • ابر

means

Cloud

barq ko abr ke dāman meñ chhupā dekhā hai

ham ne us shoḳh ko majbūr-e-hayā dekhā hai

hidden midst the clouds, lightning I did see

that sprite was today subdued by modesty

barq ko abr ke daman mein chhupa dekha hai

hum ne us shoKH ko majbur-e-haya dekha hai

hidden midst the clouds, lightning I did see

that sprite was today subdued by modesty

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Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib

1929-1993

Popular poet from Pakistan, known for his anti-establishment poetry, having mass following.

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