Shaam-e-firaaq ab na pooch…

Faiz Ahmed Faiz….need I say more? ————– Sham-e-firaaq ab naa pooch, aayi aur aa ke tal gayi, Dil thaa ke phir behal gaya, jaan thee ke phir sambhal gayi; Bazm-e-Khayal mein tere husn ki shamaa jal gayi, Dard ka chaand bujh gaya, hijr ki raat dhal gayi; Jab tujhe yaad kar liyaa subaha mehak mehak […]

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Aaj Bazaar Main…

Extraordinary poem by the legendary Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Hear him recite it, followed by Noor Jehan sing it here. Chashm-e-nam, jaan-e-shoreeda kafi nahin.. Tohmat-e-ishq-posheeda kafi nahin Aaj bazaar main pa-bajolan chalo.. Dast afshan chalo, mast-o-raqsan chalo.. Khak bar sar chalo, khoon badaman chalo.. Rah takta hai sub shehr-e-janaan chalo.. Aaj bazaar main pa-bajolan chalo.. Hakim-e-shehr […]

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Main Khayal Hoon…

This is one of my all time favourite poems by Janab Saleem Kausar. There was a song in a hindi film which was copied from this poem, but I strongly suggest you complete discard that song from your head when enjoying this wonderful poem because this is on a different plane all together. Main khayal […]

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Koi Dost Hai…

As I had mentioned…this is my world..so there is more to this site than travel and trekking. Let’s start with some brilliant poetry: Poet: Rana Sahri Koi dost hai na raqeeb hai, tera shehar kitna ajeeb hai. Woh jo ishq tha woh junoon tha, yeh jo hijr hai ye naseeb hai. Yahan kiska chehra padha […]

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