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Fame's Penny-Trumpet - Poem by Lewis Carroll

Blow, blow your trumpets till they crack,
Ye little men of little souls!
And bid them huddle at your back -
Gold-sucking leeches, shoals on shoals!

Fill all the air with hungry wails -
"Reward us, ere we think or write!
Without your Gold mere Knowledge fails
To sate the swinish appetite!"

And, where great Plato paced serene,
Or Newton paused with wistful eye,
Rush to the chace with hoofs unclean
And Babel-clamour of the sty

Be yours the pay: be theirs the praise:
We will not rob them of their due,
Nor vex the ghosts of other days
By naming them along with you.

They sought and found undying fame:
They toiled not for reward nor thanks:
Their cheeks are hot with honest shame
For you, the modern mountebanks!

Who preach of Justice - plead with tears
That Love and Mercy should abound -
While marking with complacent ears
The moaning of some tortured hound:

Who prate of Wisdom - nay, forbear,
Lest Wisdom turn on you in wrath,
Trampling, with heel that will not spare,
The vermin that beset her path!

Go, throng each other's drawing-rooms,
Ye idols of a petty clique:
Strut your brief hour in borrowed plumes,
And make your penny-trumpets squeak.

Deck your dull talk with pilfered shreds
Of learning from a nobler time,
And oil each other's little heads
With mutual Flattery's golden slime:

And when the topmost height ye gain,
And stand in Glory's ether clear,
And grasp the prize of all your pain -
So many hundred pounds a year -

Then let Fame's banner be unfurled!
Sing Paeans for a victory won!
Ye tapers, that would light the world,
And cast a shadow on the Sun -

Who still shall pour His rays sublime,
One crystal flood, from East to West,
When YE have burned your little time
And feebly flickered into rest!
Lewis Carroll

Latest Urdu Poetry

Wo Shakhs Jo Sab Se Aziz Tha Mujhe.
Wo Bhi Mujhe Tanha Chor Gaya Yeh Keh K,
Tu Gham Ka Samander Ha

WHEN you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slo

I have never been fishing on the Susquehanna
or on any river for that matter
to be perfectly hones

The tumult in the heart
keeps asking questions.
And then it stops and undertakes to answer
in

Tum Mujhe AL Wida Nahi kehna
Tum Se Naata Hay Yun Wafaon ka

Jaisy khushbu Se Hai Hawaon ka
Jais

For John Malcolm Brinnin and Bill Read: Duxbury


It was cold and windy, scarcely the day
to ta

paas aa k sab hi dur chale jate hai,
hum akailay hain akele hi reh jate hai,

Dil ka dard dikhaya

Mere Hathon Ki Lakeeron Main Ye Aib Chupa Hai Mohsin

Main Jis Shakhs Ko Choo Loon Wo Mera Nahi Re

Na Gubar Mein Na Gulab Mein Mujhe Dekhana
Mere Dard Ke Aab-O-Tab Mein Mujhe Dekhana

Kisi Waqt Sh

""""""Bura Na Manu Tou Ik Baat kahaon"""""

Rafta Rafta Hum Tum Bin Mar Jaen gay"""""

Dil tamanna se ddar geya jaanam,
Sara nasha utar geya jaanam..

Garm in rozon main kuch ishq ka bazar nahin,
Bechta dil ko hoon main koi kharidaar nahin..

Jub Bhee Dil Khol Ke Roye Honge
Loog Aaraam Se Soye Honge
Baaz Auqaat Ba Majboori-e-Dil
Hum Tou K

Alwidaa noor-e-Khuda, Ay maah-e-ramazan alwidaa,

Tu ho raha hai hum se judaa, Ay maah-e-ramazan

ARCTURUS brings the spring back
As surely now as when
He rose on eastern islands
For Grecian girl

Isi Kayal Se Palkon Pe Ruk Gaye Aansu

Teri Nigah Ko Shayad Suboot-E-Gham Na Mile...

All in the golden afternoon
Full leisurely we glide;
For both our oars, with little skill,
By lit

Ghairon Mein Hain Jo Shad, Unhain Eid Mubarak
Jin Ko Nahin Hum Yaad Unhein Eid Mubarak
Masoom Se

mein kuch b nahin hoon tere liye
kuch tere liye mein ho jaon

tere dil men rahoon ankhon mein bas

Baad marnay kay bhe us ne choora na dil jalana FAraZ

Rooz phaink jata hai phool saath wali qabar

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