Daily Archives: July 12, 2015

Poem – What Cannot Be Said – Mirza Ghalib 

There’s one who took my heart away. But does she own it? I can’t say.  See her as unjust though I may,  Is she a tyrant? I can’t say.  She strides a bloodless battlefield  Where there’s no battle-axe to wield.  She … Continue reading

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Poem – Heart It Is, Not A Brick Or Stone – Mirza Ghalib 

Heart it is, not a brick or stone  Why shouldn’t it feel the pain?  Let none tyrannize this heart  Or I shall cry again and again  Neither the temple, nor the mosque  Nor on someone’s door or porch  I await … Continue reading

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Poem – Come That My Soul Has No Repose – Mirza Ghalib 

Come that my soul has no repose  Has no strength to bear the injustice of waiting  Heaven is given in return for the life of this world  But that high is not in proportion to this intoxication  Such longing has … Continue reading

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