Saturday, July 03, 2010

Kya kya hai

"The Flight" by Neha

Gulaab, khwab, dawa, zeher, jaam, kya kya hai
Mai aa gaya hoon bata intezaam kya kya hai

Faqeer, shah, qalandar, imaam kya kya hai
tujhe pata nahee tera ghulam kya kya hai

Naye safar ka naya intzaam keh dengey
Hawa ko dhoop chirago ko shaam keh dengey

Kisee se haath bhee chupkar mila-e-ye
Varna isey bhee maulwi sahab haram keh dengey

Loo bhee chaltee thee to woh badey saba kehtey they
Pao phailaye andhero ko ziya kehtey they

Unka anjaam tujhe yaad nahee hai shayad
Aur bhee log they jo khud ko khuda kehtey they

Sooraj, sitarey, chaand merey saath mein rahey
Jab tak tumharey haath merey haath mein rahey

Shakhaon se toot jaayein woh pattey nahee hain hum
aandhee se koi keh de ke auwkat mein rahey

Kabhee mehek kee tarah hum gulo se udtey hain
Kabhee dhooye kee tarah parvat se udtey

Ye kaincheeyan humein udney se khaak rokengee
kee hum paro se nahee hoslon se udtey hain

kee humein labey deeyo kee hawa mein uchaltey rehna
gulo ke rang pe tezaab daaltey rehnaa

Mai noor bankey zamaney mein pher jaaoonga
Tum aftab mein keedey nikaltey rehna

- Rahat Indori

Notes: What a lovely poem....hear Rahat Indori's awesome , funny and moving recital here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XroXS-k_XOw&feature=related

[Key to Urdu words: Ziya = Light, Qalandar = Sufi, Aftab = Sun]

3 comments:

Anuj said...

I love it, can you please translate the first 4 lines in to english. look forward for you kin action.

Anuj

sumant desani said...

Veery deep sher....waah
'Aur bhee log they jo khud ko khuda kehtey they !

sumant desani said...

Waah, very deep sher.....
Aur bhee log they jo khud ko khuda kehtey they....