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After The Expulsions - Poem by Leo Yankevich

Gleiwitz,1946)

The old Romanesque church in Petersdorf,
closed since the Germans left the neighbourhood,
crumbles in the pouring acid rain.
Above, no bells toll for its dead; but stain
upon stain marks the stones where Mary’s scarf
rests at the bare feet of its heavy rood.
Leo Yankevich

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Are Tum Bi Nikle Ho Wafa Ki Talash Main

Yaqeen Mano Nahi Milti, Nahi Milti, Nahi Milti

mutalba humara un sy kuch bhi zyda nahi
murta to hai hum py woh aur khabi jutata nahi

hum ny kub

You are the roast beef I have purchased
and I stuff you with my very own onion.

You are a boat I

As some fond virgin, whom her mother's care
Drags from the town to wholesome country air,
Just whe

Eid K Chaand Ko Na Daikh Mere Siwa..

Is K Deedar K Liye Guzaara Hai Aik SaaL Main Ne...!!

Gulab Sary Madham Dikhai Dete Hain
Nazar Jab Bhi Tere Chehry Ka Tawaf Karti Hai...

Haseen Pal Ki Zarorat Hai Mujhe, ,
Beete Howe Kal Ki Zarorat Hai Mujhe, ,
Sara Zamana Rooth Gaya M

Musalman Ko Musalman Kar Diya Toofan-E-Maghrib Ne
Talatum Haye Darya Hi Se Hai Gohar Ki Seerabi

Woh saath tha Mere,
Ya Hum pass thy uske,

Woh zindagi ka aik din..?
Yaa zindagi thi aik din.

So Baar Marna Chaha Us Ki Nigahon Me Doob Kar

Wo Nigaahen Jhuka Leta Hai Magar Mujhe Marne Nahi D

Shahr-e-kitaab ujaR gaya, harf barahnaa sar hue

Naghma hai surma dar -gulu, she’r watan badar h

A snowy morning--
by myself,
chewing on dried salmon.


Translated by Robert Hass
Matsuo Bash

Khuli aankh mein sapna jhaankta hai,
woh soya hai ki kuchh kuchh jaagta hai..

Teri chaahat ke bh

I'm thinking about you. What else can I say?
The palm trees on the reverse
are a delusion; so is t

kahe ga jhoot woh hum sey ke tumhari yaad aati hai
koi hai muntazir kitna yeh lehjey bol detey hain

IT isn't the blue in the skies,
Nor the song of the whispering trees,
The light in a fair maiden

Khuwabon main ayenge SMS ki tarah.
Dil main bas jayenge ring tone ki tarah,
Ye yari kabhi kam na h

Rastey Main Ik Shajar Hai Zameen Par Para HOwa.
Sayaa Magar Hai Apni Anaa Par Arra HOwa..

Deed

Kabhi Aansoo kabhi khushboo kabhi Naghma Bankar
Hum se har sham Mili hai Tera Chehra Bankar

Chan

Tualok Ko Ab Bhi Nibha Mein Rakhta Hai
Woh Mujhay Apnay Dast-E-Dua Mein Rakhta Hai

Manzil Hai Me

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