Category Archives: Poetry

raat aadhi..

A lovely poem by my favourite poet, Harivansh Rai Bachchan: रात आधी, खींच कर मेरी हथेली एक उंगली से लिखा था ‘प्यार’ तुमने। फ़ासला था कुछ हमारे बिस्तरों में और चारों ओर दुनिया सो रही थी, तारिकाएँ ही गगन की … Continue reading

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Kabhi kabhi mere dil me khayaal aataa hai…

Sahir Saheb and Amrita Preetam, two great writers, loved each other with some rare intensity. Many of their writings came from their feelings for each other. One of such nazms I like very much: (Saahir Ludhiyaanavi) कभी कभी मेरे दिल … Continue reading

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Did I ever stop…

I read a lovely poem today. Don’t know who is the poet. Did I ever stop to make you smile When your day was hard or your road was long? When your light stopped shining for a while, Did I … Continue reading

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Na Tujhe Chhod Sakte Hain Tere Ho Bhi Nahi Sakte

A lovely ghazal I received in my mail today (poet unknown): Na Tujhe Chhod Sakte Hain Tere Ho Bhi Nahi Sakte Yeh Kaisi Bebasi Hai Aaj Hum Ro Bhi Nahi Sakte Yeh Kaisa Dard Hai Pal-Pal Humein Tadpaaye Rakhta Hai … Continue reading

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Ranjish Hi Sahi…

A lovely Ghazal written by Ahmed Faraz and sung by Mehdi Hasan Sahab: Ranjish hi sahi dil hi dukhaane ke liye aa Aa fir se mujhe chhod ke jaane ke liye aa Ranjish hi sahi Ranjish=enmity Pahle se maraasim naa … Continue reading

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Please Hear What I’m Not Saying

Don’t be fooled by me. Don’t be fooled by the face I wear For I wear a mask, a thousand masks, Masks that I’m afraid to take off And none of them is me. Pretending is an art that’s second … Continue reading

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Gift From A Friend

(By Unknown) In times of stress, When mountains look high. In times of pain, When all you feel is cut up. In days of glory, When your heart feels merry. In days of serenity, When you want to preserve, Your … Continue reading

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Todays’s songs…

Chahoonga Maein Tujhe Saanjh Sawere Phir Bhi Kabhi Ab Naam Ko Tere Aawaaz Maein Na Doonga Dekh Mujhe Sab Hai Pata Sunta Hai Tu Man Ki Sada Mitwa…Mere Yaar Tujhko Baar Baar Aawaaz Maein Na Doonga… Dard Bhi Tu, Chain … Continue reading

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