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پھرتے ہیں میرؔ خوار کوئی پوچھتا نہیں

دلی کا باغ جب نذرِ خزاں ہو چکا جب یہ اپنی خوش نما بہاروں سے ہاتھ دھو چکا تو اس باغ کے اکثر پرندے ہجرت پر مجبور ہوئے اور گلستانِ لکھنؤ میں اپنے آشیانے کے لئے شاخیں ڈھوندتے رہے میرؔ کی دربدری ٹھکانا چاہتی تھی پھرتے ہیں میرؔ خوار کوئی پوچھتا نہیں یہ زمانہ نواب… continue reading

An emotionally honest Josh has remained an icon of love with a difference.

The love-life of Josh Malihabadi

Jise ghuroor ho aai kare shikar mujhe

An emotionally honest Josh has remained an icon of love with a difference.

The Love-life of Sahir Ludhianavi Mujhe gale se lagaa lo bahut udaas hoon main

The Love-life of Sahir Ludhianavi

Mujhe gale se lagaa lo bahut udaas hoon main

Sahir was passionate about life, as he was about love. Some of his lady-loves were illusory; others were real but in both he remained a deeply aspirational character.

Here are some shers that have been often used by politicians.

Poetry in politics, politics in poetry

Poetry has many uses. Politicians too have explored poetry in their own ways. Here are some shers that have been often used by them.

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The love-life of Jigar Moradabadi

Loving is a way of living. Jigar lived love, as he lived life, and suffered both in all innocence.

mirror, aaina-shayari, poetry

ANDAAZ APNA DEKHTE HAIN AAINE MEIN WOH

Mirror has been used both as a metaphor and a symbol in Urdu poetry. Here is how some of the poets have explored the different aspects of a mirror in their shers: Now, looking at herself in the mirror she is despaired Then, how proud she was for not proffering her heart Look into the… continue reading