Tuesday, January 1, 2013

ये वो सहर तो नहीं


ये दाग दाग उजाला, ये शब्-गज़ीदा सहर
वो इंतज़ार था जिसका, ये वो सहर तो नहीं

this scarred, marred brightness, this bitten by night dawn
the one that was awaited, surely this is not that dawn

Faiz Ahmed Faiz in August 1947. more applicable in current state of India.  
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