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Minstrel Man - Poem by Langston Hughes

Because my mouth
Is wide with laughter
And my throat
Is deep with song,
You do not think
I suffer after
I have held my pain
So long?

Because my mouth
Is wide with laughter,
You do not hear
My inner cry?
Because my feet
Are gay with dancing,
You do not know
I die?
Langston Hughes

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I used to be a prancer
a one-eyed song and dancer
But eyes for true romance
I didn't even try
I'

Kisi Ki Aankh Se Sapne Chura Kar Kuch Nahi Milta
Munderon Se Chiraghon Ko Bojha Kar Kuch Nahi Milta

Kya Fayada Kisi ko chahane ka ?
Kya Fayada Kisi ki yadon me aansu bhane ka ?

jo samjhe na kisi k

Pehla Musheer
FIRST COUNCILOR

Hun, Magar Meri Jahan Beeni Batati Hai Mujhe

Jo Mul

Mere haathon se gir gayi lakeeren kahin,
Bhool aaye hum apni takdeeren kahin,

Agar mile tumko ka

Koi Qabil ho to hum shaan e kai detey hain

Dhondne walon ko duniya bhi nai detey hain

The princess has her lovers,
A score of knights has she,
And each can sing a madrigal,
And pra

Tyger! Tyger! burning bright,
In the forests of the night,
What immortal hand or eye
Could fra

Kitna Dukh Chhupaye Tha Wo Mehfil Mi Gaany Wala
Dil Mai R0 Raha Tha Zaahir Mai Hansany Wala

Di

Jise Manga Tha Tahajjud Ki Namazon Mein

Taaq Raaton Mein Usay Bholne Ki Dua Ki Hai

Seeing we never found gay fairyland

And missed the tide of Lethe; yet are soon
For that new brid

Kabhi Khamosh Betho Ge Kabhi Kuch Gungunao Ge
Main Utna Yad Aunga Mujhe Jitna Bhulao Ge

Koi Jab

Chashm_e_Num Teri Rawani Se Alag Rehta hon,
Aag Hi Aag Hon Pani Se Alag Rehta Hon,

Gumshuda Ho

I am in need of music that would flow
Over my fretful, feeling finger-tips,
Over my bitter-tainted

Barson k intazar ka Aanjaam likh Diya,
kagaz py sham kat k Phr sham likh Diya,

bikhri pari thi

Hum Kon Hain Kia Hain Baa Khuda Yaad Nahi

Apnay Aslaaf Ki Koi Bhi Adda Yaad Nahi..

Duniya Ki M

Apni KHAMOSH zindagi main bolana mujhko,
Apni HASEEN khuwab ki TASVEER banana mujhko,

Main jo PO

Shaam Hote Hi Chiraghon Ko Bujha Deta Hun
Dil Hi Kafi Hai Teri Yaad Main Jalne K Liye...

Ho jaaye gi jab tum se shanasaayi zara aur,
Barrh jaye gi shaayed meri tanhaayi zara aur,
Kyuun kh

Agarche main ek chattaan sa aadmi raha hun,
magar tere baad housla hai ki jee raha hun.
Woh raiza

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