zindagi

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aaj andhera meri nas nas mein utar jaega
aankhen bujh jaengi bujh jaenge ehsas o shuur

aur ye sadiyon se jalta sa sulagta sa wajud
is se pahle ki sahar mathe pe shabnam chhidke [...]

wasiyyat

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mere bete meri aankhen mere baad un ko de dena
jinhon ne ret mein sar gad rakkhe hain

aur aise mutmain hain jaise un ko
na koi dekhta hai aur na koi dekh sakta hai [...]

uljhanen

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zaban ko tarjuman-e-gham banaun kis tarah 'kaifi'
main barg-e-gul se angare uthaun kis tarah 'kaifi'

samajh mein kis ki aae raaz mere hichkichane ka
andhere mein chala karta hai har nawak zamane ka [...]

tum

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shaguftagi ka latafat ka shahkar ho tum
faqat bahaar nahin hasil-e-bahaar ho tum

jo ek phul mein hai qaid wo gulistan ho
jo ek kali mein hai pinhan wo lala-zar ho tum [...]