Ehsaas Shayari

Feelings have many hues. However, representing them in words is a delicate affair but the poets have done it in ways that are remarkable both for the way they are conceived as well as expressed. Some examples in this selection would bear this out only too well.

apnī hālat ḳhud ehsās nahīñ hai mujh ko

maiñ ne auroñ se sunā hai ki pareshān huuñ maiñ

apni haalat ka KHud ehsas nahin hai mujh ko

main ne auron se suna hai ki pareshan hun main

Aasi uldani

ḳhudā aise ehsās naam hai

rahe sāmne aur dikhā.ī na de

KHuda aise ehsas ka nam hai

rahe samne aur dikhai na de

Bashir Badr

taklīf miT ga.ī magar ehsās rah gayā

ḳhush huuñ ki kuchh na kuchh to mire paas rah gayā

taklif miT gai magar ehsas rah gaya

KHush hun ki kuchh na kuchh to mere pas rah gaya

Abdul Hamid Adam

āgahī karb vafā sabr tamannā ehsās

mere siine meñ utre haiñ ye ḳhanjar saare

aagahi karb wafa sabr tamanna ehsas

mere hi sine mein utre hain ye KHanjar sare

Bashir Farooqi

maiñ us ke sāmne se guzartā huuñ is liye

tark-e-ta.alluqāt ehsās mar na jaa.e

it is for this reason, I often pass her by

the pain of our breaking up, may not ever die

main us ke samne se guzarta hun is liye

tark-e-talluqat ka ehsas mar na jae

it is for this reason, I often pass her by

the pain of our breaking up, may not ever die

Fana Nizami Kanpuri

mujhe ye Dar hai dil-e-zinda na mar jaa.e

ki zindagānī ibārat hai tere jiine se

mujhe ye Dar hai dil-e-zinda tu na mar jae

ki zindagani ibarat hai tere jine se

Khwaja Meer Dard

reza reza kar diyā jis ne mire ehsās ko

kis qadar hairān hai vo mujh ko yakjā dekh kar

reza reza kar diya jis ne mere ehsas ko

kis qadar hairan hai wo mujh ko yakja dekh kar

Khushbir Singh Shaad

maut pahlī alāmat sāhib

yahī ehsās mar jaanā hai

maut ki pahli alamat sahib

yahi ehsas ka mar jaana hai

Idris Babar

tanhā.ī ke lamhāt ehsās huā hai

jab tāroñ bharī raat ehsās huā hai

tanhai ke lamhat ka ehsas hua hai

jab taron bhari raat ka ehsas hua hai

Naseem Shahjahanpuri

mujh ko ehsās-e-rañg-o-bū na huā

yuuñ bhī akasr bahār aa.ī hai

mujh ko ehsas-e-rang-o-bu na hua

yun bhi akasr bahaar aai hai

Habeeb Ahmad Siddiqui

mire andar ka.ī ehsās patthar ho rahe haiñ

ye shīrāza bikharnā ab zarūrī ho gayā hai

mere andar kai ehsas patthar ho rahe hain

ye shiraaza bikharna ab zaruri ho gaya hai

Khushbir Singh Shaad

hameñ kam-baḳht ehsās-e-ḳhudī us dar pe le baiThā

ham uTh jaate to vo parda bhī uTh jaatā jo haa.il thā

hamein kam-baKHt ehsas-e-KHudi us dar pe le baiTha

hum uTh jate to wo parda bhi uTh jata jo hail tha

Natiq Gulavthi

dushman-e-dil nahīñ dushman-e-jāñ hotā hai

uf vo ehsās jo piirī meñ javāñ hotā hai

dushman-e-dil hi nahin dushman-e-jaan hota hai

uf wo ehsas jo piri mein jawan hota hai

Basheer Durrani

ġham se ehsās ā.īna jilā paatā hai

aur ġham sīkhe hai aa kar ye salīqa mujh se

gham se ehsas ka aaina jila pata hai

aur gham sikhe hai aa kar ye saliqa mujh se

Javed Vashisht