• Woh Na Aayega Humein Maloom Tha Is Sham Bhi;<br/>
Intezar Us Ka Magar Kuch Soch Kar Karte Rahe!
    Woh Na Aayega Humein Maloom Tha Is Sham Bhi;
    Intezar Us Ka Magar Kuch Soch Kar Karte Rahe!
    ~ Parveen Shakir
  • Husn Ke Samajhne Ko Umar Chahiye Janan; <br/>
Do Ghadi Ki Chahat Mein Ladkiyan Nahi Khulti!
    Husn Ke Samajhne Ko Umar Chahiye Janan;
    Do Ghadi Ki Chahat Mein Ladkiyan Nahi Khulti!
    ~ Parveen Shakir
  • Chalne Ka Haunsla Nahi Rukna Muhal Kar Diya;<br/>
Ishq Ke Is Safar Ne Toh Mujh Ko Nidhal Kar Diya!
    Chalne Ka Haunsla Nahi Rukna Muhal Kar Diya;
    Ishq Ke Is Safar Ne Toh Mujh Ko Nidhal Kar Diya!
    ~ Parveen Shakir
  • Woh Bhi Khushboo Si Thi, Tum Bhi Khushboo Se Ho,<br/>
Farak Sirf Itna Hai, Woh Phool Ki Thi, Tum Ittar Ki Ho!
    Woh Bhi Khushboo Si Thi, Tum Bhi Khushboo Se Ho,
    Farak Sirf Itna Hai, Woh Phool Ki Thi, Tum Ittar Ki Ho!
    ~ Parveen Shakir
  • Ek Naam Kya Likha Tera Sahil Ki Rait Pe;<br/>
Phir Umar Bhar Hawa Se Meri Dushmani Rahi!
    Ek Naam Kya Likha Tera Sahil Ki Rait Pe;
    Phir Umar Bhar Hawa Se Meri Dushmani Rahi!
    ~ Parveen Shakir
  • Dene Wale Ki Mashyat Pe Hai Sab Kuch Moqoof;<br/>
Mangne Wale Ki Hazat Nahi Dekhi Jati!
    Dene Wale Ki Mashyat Pe Hai Sab Kuch Moqoof;
    Mangne Wale Ki Hazat Nahi Dekhi Jati!
    ~ Parveen Shakir
  • Tera Ghar Aur Mera Jungle Bheegta Hai Sath-Sath;<br/>
Aisi Barsatein Ke Badal Bheegta Hai Sath Sath!
    Tera Ghar Aur Mera Jungle Bheegta Hai Sath-Sath;
    Aisi Barsatein Ke Badal Bheegta Hai Sath Sath!
    ~ Parveen Shakir
  • Ek Musht-e-Khaaq Aur Woh Bhi Hawa Ke Zad Mein Hai;<br/>
Zindagi Ki Bebasi Ka Istiyaara Dekhna!<br/><br/>
Musht-e-Khaaq: A fist full of dust<br/>
Zad: Control, Hold<br/>
Istiyaara: Metaphor
    Ek Musht-e-Khaaq Aur Woh Bhi Hawa Ke Zad Mein Hai;
    Zindagi Ki Bebasi Ka Istiyaara Dekhna!

    Musht-e-Khaaq: A fist full of dust
    Zad: Control, Hold
    Istiyaara: Metaphor
    ~ Parveen Shakir
  • Wo Samandar Hai To Phir Rooh Ko Shadab Kare;<br/>
Tashnagi Kyon Mujhe Deta Hain Sarabon Ki Tarah!<br/><br/>

Shadab: Green And Fresh<br/>
Tashnagi: Thirst<br/>
Sarab: Mirage / Illusion
    Wo Samandar Hai To Phir Rooh Ko Shadab Kare;
    Tashnagi Kyon Mujhe Deta Hain Sarabon Ki Tarah!

    Shadab: Green And Fresh
    Tashnagi: Thirst
    Sarab: Mirage / Illusion
    ~ Parveen Shakir
  • Humain Khabar Hai, Hawaa Ka Mizaaj Rakhte Ho;<br/>
Magar Yeh Kya, Ke Zara Dair Ko Rukey Bhi Nahin!
    Humain Khabar Hai, Hawaa Ka Mizaaj Rakhte Ho;
    Magar Yeh Kya, Ke Zara Dair Ko Rukey Bhi Nahin!
    ~ Parveen Shakir