Khamoshi Shayari

These verses on silence have a voice of their own. They convey a mood and a state which reflect human condition on the whole. As silence is more eloquent than voice sometimes, it is quite a challenge to the poets to represent those silences and eloquences in poetry. Here is a small selection for you that you might like.

mustaqil boltā rahtā huuñ

kitnā ḳhāmosh huuñ maiñ andar se

mustaqil bolta hi rahta hun

kitna KHamosh hun main andar se

Jaun Eliya

ham laboñ se kah na paa.e un se hāl-e-dil kabhī

aur vo samjhe nahīñ ye ḳhāmushī kyā chiiz hai

hum labon se kah na pae un se haal-e-dil kabhi

aur wo samjhe nahin ye KHamushi kya chiz hai

Nida Fazli

aap ne tasvīr bhejī maiñ ne dekhī ġhaur se

har adā achchhī ḳhamoshī adā achchhī nahīñ

aap ne taswir bheji main ne dekhi ghaur se

har ada achchhi KHamoshi ki ada achchhi nahin

Jaleel Manikpuri

bolte kyuuñ nahīñ mire haq meñ

aable paḌ ga.e zabān meñ kyā

bolte kyun nahin mere haq mein

aable paD gae zaban mein kya

Jaun Eliya

ḳhamoshī se adā ho rasm-e-dūrī

koī hañgāma barpā kyuuñ kareñ ham

KHamoshi se ada ho rasm-e-duri

koi hangama barpa kyun karen hum

Jaun Eliya

chup-chāp apnī aag meñ jalte raho 'farāz'

duniyā to arz-e-hāl se be-ābrū kare

chup-chap apni aag mein jalte raho 'faraaz'

duniya to arz-e-haal se be-abru kare

Ahmad Faraz

ilm ibtidā hai hañgāma

ilm intihā hai ḳhāmoshī

ilm ki ibtida hai hangama

ilm ki intiha hai KHamoshi

Firdaus Gayavi

merī ḳhāmoshiyoñ meñ larzāñ hai

mere nāloñ gum-shuda āvāz

meri KHamoshiyon mein larzan hai

mere nalon ki gum-shuda aawaz

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

ḳhamoshī se musībat aur bhī sañgīn hotī hai

taḌap ai dil taḌapne se zarā taskīn hotī hai

silence only intensifies one's grief

cry out heart and you will find relief

KHamoshi se musibat aur bhi sangin hoti hai

taDap ai dil taDapne se zara taskin hoti hai

silence only intensifies one's grief

cry out heart and you will find relief

Shad Azimabadi

ḳhāmoshī meñ chāhe jitnā begāna-pan ho

lekin ik aahaT jānī-pahchānī hotī hai

KHamoshi mein chahe jitna begana-pan ho

lekin ek aahaT jaani-pahchani hoti hai

Bharat Bhushan Pant

chup raho to pūchhtā hai ḳhair hai

lo ḳhamoshī bhī shikāyat ho ga.ī

chup raho to puchhta hai KHair hai

lo KHamoshi bhi shikayat ho gai

Akhtar Ansari Akbarabadi

use bechain kar jā.ūñgā maiñ bhī

ḳhamoshī se guzar jā.ūñgā maiñ bhī

use bechain kar jaunga main bhi

KHamoshi se guzar jaunga main bhi

Ameer Qazalbash

chup chup kyuuñ rahte ho 'nāsir'

ye kyā rog lagā rakkhā hai

chup chup kyun rahte ho 'nasir'

ye kya rog laga rakkha hai

Nasir Kazmi

asar bhī le rahā huuñ terī chup

tujhe qaa.il bhī kartā rahā huuñ

asar bhi le raha hun teri chup ka

tujhe qail bhi karta ja raha hun

Firaq Gorakhpuri

mohabbat soz bhī hai saaz bhī hai

ḳhamoshī bhī hai ye āvāz bhī hai

mohabbat soz bhi hai saz bhi hai

KHamoshi bhi hai ye aawaz bhi hai

Arsh Malsiyani

zor qismat pe chal nahīñ saktā

ḳhāmushī iḳhtiyār kartā huuñ

zor qismat pe chal nahin sakta

KHamushi iKHtiyar karta hun

Aziz Hyderabadi

maiñ tere kahe se chup huuñ lekin

chup bhī to bayān-e-mudda.ā hai

main tere kahe se chup hun lekin

chup bhi to bayan-e-muddaa hai

Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi

ḳhamosh rahne aadat bhī maar detī hai

tumheñ ye zahr to andar se chaaT jā.egā

KHamosh rahne ki aadat bhi mar deti hai

tumhein ye zahr to andar se chaT jaega

Abid Khursheed

mirī ḳhāmoshiyoñ par duniyā mujh ko ta.an detī hai

ye kyā jaane ki chup rah kar bhī jaatī haiñ taqrīreñ

meri KHamoshiyon par duniya mujh ko tan deti hai

ye kya jaane ki chup rah kar bhi ki jati hain taqriren

Seemab Akbarabadi

duur ḳhāmosh baiThā rahtā huuñ

is tarah haal dil kahtā huuñ

dur KHamosh baiTha rahta hun

is tarah haal dil ka kahta hun

Abroo Shah Mubarak

nikāle ga.e is ke ma.anī hazār

ajab chiiz thī ik mirī ḳhāmushī

nikale gae is ke mani hazar

ajab chiz thi ek meri KHamushi

Khalilur Rahman Azmi

chheḌ kar jaise guzar jaatī hai doshīza havā

der se ḳhāmosh hai gahrā samundar aur maiñ

chheD kar jaise guzar jati hai doshiza hawa

der se KHamosh hai gahra samundar aur main

Zeb Ghauri

bol paḌtā to mirī baat mirī rahtī

ḳhāmushī ne haiñ diye sab ko fasāne kyā kyā

bol paDta to meri baat meri hi rahti

KHamushi ne hain diye sab ko fasane kya kya

Ajmal Siddiqi

sabab ḳhāmoshiyoñ maiñ nahīñ thā

mire ghar meñ sabhī kam bolte the

sabab KHamoshiyon ka main nahin tha

mere ghar mein sabhi kam bolte the

Bharat Bhushan Pant

bahut gahrī hai us ḳhāmushī bhī

maiñ apne qad ko chhoTā rahī huuñ

bahut gahri hai us ki KHamushi bhi

main apne qad ko chhoTa pa rahi hun

Fatima Hasan

maiñ chup rahā ki vazāhat se baat baḌh jaatī

hazār sheva-e-husn-e-bayāñ ke hote hue

main chup raha ki wazahat se baat baDh jati

hazar shewa-e-husn-e-bayan ke hote hue

Iftikhar Arif

ḳhamoshī meñ har baat ban jaa.e hai

jo bole hai dīvāna kahlā.e hai

KHamoshi mein har baat ban jae hai

jo bole hai diwana kahlae hai

Kaleem Aajiz

ḳhāmushī terī mirī jaan liye letī hai

apnī tasvīr se bāhar tujhe aanā hogā

KHamushi teri meri jaan liye leti hai

apni taswir se bahar tujhe aana hoga

Mohammad Ali Sahil

har taraf thī ḳhāmoshī aur aisī ḳhāmoshī

raat apne saa.e se ham bhī Dar ke ro.e the

har taraf thi KHamoshi aur aisi KHamoshi

raat apne sae se hum bhi Dar ke roe the

Bharat Bhushan Pant

jise sayyād ne kuchh gul ne kuchh bulbul ne kuchh samjhā

chaman meñ kitnī mānī-ḳhez thī ik ḳhāmushī mirī

jise sayyaad ne kuchh gul ne kuchh bulbul ne kuchh samjha

chaman mein kitni mani-KHez thi ek KHamushi meri

Jigar Moradabadi

ham ne avval to kabhī us ko pukārā nahīñ

aur pukārā to pukārā bhī sadāoñ ke baġhair

hum ne awwal to kabhi us ko pukara hi nahin

aur pukara to pukara bhi sadaon ke baghair

Ahmad Ata

har ek baat zabāñ se kahī nahīñ jaatī

jo chupke baiThe haiñ kuchh un baat bhī samjho

har ek baat zaban se kahi nahin jati

jo chupke baiThe hain kuchh un ki baat bhi samjho

Mahshar Inayati

jo chup rahā to vo samjhegā bad-gumān mujhe

burā bhalā sahī kuchh to bol aa.uuñ maiñ

jo chup raha to wo samjhega bad-guman mujhe

bura bhala hi sahi kuchh to bol aaun main

Iftikhar Imam Siddiqi

'bāqī' jo chup rahoge to uTTheñgī uñgliyāñ

hai bolnā bhī rasm-e-jahāñ bolte raho

'baqi' jo chup rahoge to uTThengi ungliyan

hai bolna bhi rasm-e-jahan bolte raho

Baqi Siddiqui

kuchh kahne vaqt nahīñ ye kuchh na kaho ḳhāmosh raho

ai logo ḳhāmosh raho haañ ai logo ḳhāmosh raho

kuchh kahne ka waqt nahin ye kuchh na kaho KHamosh raho

ai logo KHamosh raho han ai logo KHamosh raho

Ibn e Insha

maiñ huuñ raat ek bajā hai

ḳhālī rasta bol rahā hai

main hun raat ka ek baja hai

KHali rasta bol raha hai

Nasir Kazmi

jo suntā huuñ suntā huuñ maiñ apnī ḳhamoshī se

jo kahtī hai kahtī hai mujh se mirī ḳhāmoshī

jo sunta hun sunta hun main apni KHamoshi se

jo kahti hai kahti hai mujh se meri KHamoshi

Bedam Shah Warsi

rañg darkār the ham ko tirī ḳhāmoshī ke

ek āvāz tasvīr banānī thī hameñ

rang darkar the hum ko teri KHamoshi ke

ek aawaz ki taswir banani thi hamein

Nazir Wahid

ḳhāmushī chheḌ rahī hai koī nauha apnā

TūTtā jaatā hai āvāz se rishta apnā

KHamushi chheD rahi hai koi nauha apna

TuTta jata hai aawaz se rishta apna

Saqi Faruqi

mujhe to hosh na thā un bazm meñ lekin

ḳhamoshiyoñ ne merī un se kuchh kalām kiyā

mujhe to hosh na tha un ki bazm mein lekin

KHamoshiyon ne meri un se kuchh kalam kiya

Behzad Lakhnavi

ḳhamoshī merī ma.anī-ḳhez thī ai aarzū kitnī

ki jis ne jaisā chāhā vaisā afsāna banā Daalā

KHamoshi meri mani-KHez thi ai aarzu kitni

ki jis ne jaisa chaha waisa afsana bana Dala

Arzoo Lakhnavi

ek din merī ḳhāmushī ne mujhe

lafz oT se ishāra kiyā

ek din meri KHamushi ne mujhe

lafz ki oT se ishaara kiya

Anjum Saleemi

ajiib shor machāne lage haiñ sannāTe

ye kis tarah ḳhamoshī har ik sadā meñ hai

ajib shor machane lage hain sannaTe

ye kis tarah ki KHamoshi har ek sada mein hai

Asim Wasti

ham na māneñge ḳhamoshī hai tamannā mizāj

haañ bharī bazm meñ vo bol na paa.ī hogī

hum na manenge KHamoshi hai tamanna ka mizaj

han bhari bazm mein wo bol na pai hogi

Kalidas Gupta Raza

khulī zabān to zarf un ho gayā zāhir

hazār bhed chhupā rakkhe the ḳhamoshī meñ

khuli zaban to zarf un ka ho gaya zahir

hazar bhed chhupa rakkhe the KHamoshi mein

Anwar Sadeed

vo boltā thā magar lab nahīñ hilātā thā

ishāra kartā thā jumbish na thī ishāre meñ

wo bolta tha magar lab nahin hilata tha

ishaara karta tha jumbish na thi ishaare mein

Iqbal Sajid

saut kyā shai hai ḳhāmushī kyā hai

ġham kise kahte haiñ ḳhushī kyā hai

saut kya shai hai KHamushi kya hai

gham kise kahte hain KHushi kya hai

Farhat Shahzad

ye hāsil hai mirī ḳhāmoshiyoñ

ki patthar āzmāne lag ga.e haiñ

ye hasil hai meri KHamoshiyon ka

ki patthar aazmane lag gae hain

Madan Mohan Danish

suntī rahī maiñ sab ke dukh ḳhāmoshī se

kis dukh thā mere jaisā bhuul ga.ī

sunti rahi main sab ke dukh KHamoshi se

kis ka dukh tha mere jaisa bhul gai

Fatima Hasan

merī arz-e-shauq be-ma.anī hai un ke vāste

un ḳhāmoshī bhī ik paiġhām hai mere liye

meri arz-e-shauq be-mani hai un ke waste

un ki KHamoshi bhi ek paigham hai mere liye

Moin Ahsan Jazbi

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