Category Archives: Mirza Ghalib

poem – in her every indication

Although in her every indication, the aim is something else If she shows her affection(with me) , then different suspicion arises Oh Lord, ‘they’ have not understood, nor will [they] understand, my speech Give ‘them’ another heart, if you don’t … Continue reading

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poem – no hope

I am left with no hope at all, No possibility to reach my goal, The Day of my death is fixed, I am so very anxious that I can not sleep all night. Though I know the reward of obedience … Continue reading

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poem – innocent heart

Innocent heart, what has happened to you? Alas, what is the cure to this pain? We are interested, and they are displeased, Oh Lord, what is this affair? I too possess a tongue- just ask me what I want to … Continue reading

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poem – kiss me

Don’t stay afar pouting your lips at me like a rosebud; I asked you for a kiss–let your lips answer my plea.

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poem – i will not cry

I will not cry for satisfaction if I could get my choice, Among the divine beautiful virgins of heaven, I want only you. After killing me, do not bury me in your street, Why should people know your home address … Continue reading

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poem – ghazal

I wish to go and dwell, In such a place, Where there’s no one else. No one to understand my speech, No one around to talk with, There, I want to reach. I wish to build, One such house, Without … Continue reading

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poem – it is not love

(You say) It is not love, it is madness My madness may be the cause of your fame Sever not my relationship with you If nothing then be my enemy What is the meaning of notoriety in meeting me If … Continue reading

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