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    Insha is offline FT Assistant
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    Default The World is a Playground!!

    I perceive the world as a playground
    Where dawn and dusk appear in eternal rounds
    In His Universal form is a plaything the throne of Solomon
    The miracles of the Messiah seem so ordinary in my eyes
    Without name I cannot comprehend any form
    Illusionary but is the identity of all objects
    My anguish envelopes the entire desert
    Silently flows the river in front of my floods
    Ask not what separation has done to me
    Just see your poise when I come in front of you
    Truly you say that I am egotistical and proud
    It is the reflection, O friend, in your limited mirror
    To appreciate the style and charm of conversation
    Just bring in the goblet and wine
    Hatred manifests due to my envious mind
    Thus I say, don't take his name in front of me
    Faith stops me while temptations attract
    Inspite of Kaaba behind and church ahead
    I am the Lover, yet notorious is my charm
    Thus Laila calls names to Majnu in front of me
    "Dies" not one though the union is a delight
    In premonition of the separation night
    Alas, this be it, the bloody separation wave
    I know not what else is in store ahead of me
    Though the hands don't move, the eyes are alive
    Wine and goblet, let them stay in front of me
    Says "Ghalib"
    Conscience is companion and trusted friend
    Don't pass any judgments in front of me.

    Ghalib Mirza Asadullah Khan (English translation)

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    Insha is offline FT Assistant
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    Default Re: The World is a Playground!!

    Baazi-cha-aie-Atfal Hai Dunia, Mere Aage
    Hota Hai Shaboroze Tamasha Mere Aage
    Ik Khel Hai Aurang-e-suleman, Mere Nazdeek
    Ik Baat Hai Ajaaz-a-Maseehah, Mere Aage
    Juz Naam, Nahin Surat-a-aalam Mujhe Manzoor
    Juz Vaham, Nahin Hasti-e-ashiya, Mere Aage
    Hota Hai Nihan Gard Mein Sahra, Mere Hote
    Ghista Hai Jabin Khak Pe Dariya, Mere Aage
    Mut Poochh, Ki Kya Haal Hai Mera, Tere Peeche
    Tu Dekh Ki Kya Rung Hai Tera, Mere Aage
    Sach Kehte Ho Khudbeen-o-Khuddara Hun, Kyon Na Hun?
    Baitha Hai Butt-a-Aaeena-Seema, Mere Aage
    Phir Dekhiye, Andaz-e-Gul-Afshani-e-Guftaar
    Rakh De Koyee Paimana-o-Sahba Mere Aage
    Nafrat Ka Guman Guzre Hai, Mein Rushk Se Guzra
    Kyonkar Kahun, Lo Naam Na Unka Mere Aage
    Iman Mujhe Roke Hai, To Khenche Hai Mujhe Kufra
    Kaba Mere Peeche Hai, Kalisa Mere Aage
    Aashiq Hun, Per Mashook-Farebi Hai Mera Kaam
    Majnun Ko Bura Kehti Hai Laila Mere Aage
    Khush Hote Hain, Pur, Vasl Mein Yon Mur Nahin Jaate
    Aayee Shab-a-Hijran Ki Tamanna Mere Aage
    Hai Moujzan Ik Kulzum-e-Khun, Kaash, Yahi Ho
    Aata Hai, Abhi Dekhiye, Kya Kya, Mere Aage
    Go Hath Mein Jumbish Nahin, Aankhon Mein To Dum Hai
    Rahne Do Abhi Sagar-O-Meena, Mere Aage
    Humpesh-O-Hummastrab-O-Humraaz Hai Mera
    "Ghalib" to Bura Kyon Kaho, Accha Mere Aage

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