Testament – Hayden Carruth

Testament  So often it has been displayed to us, the hourglass with its grains of sand drifting down, not as an object in our world but as a sign, a symbol, our lives drifting down grain by grain, sifting away — I’m sure everyone must see this emblem somewhere in the mind. Yet not only…

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WALT WHITMAN(3) – મકરંદ દવે

  SONG OF MYSELF – WALT WHITMAN A child said, What is the grass? fetching it to me with full hands; How could I answer the child?…..I do not know what it is any more than he. I guess it must be the flag of my disposition, out of hopeful green stuff woven. Or I…

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Anna Akhmatova – Selected Poems

In Dream Black and enduring separation I share equally with you. Why weep? Give me your hand, Promise me you will come again. You and I are like high Mountains and we can’t move closer. Just send me word At midnight sometimes through the stars. So again we triumph! Again we do not come! Our…

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ज़िंदगी – मोहम्मद इक़बाल

बरतर अज़ अंदेशा-ए-सूदो-ज़ियां है ज़िंदगी है कभी जां और कभी तस्लीमे-जां है ज़िंदगी । तू इसे पैमाना-ए-इमरोज़ो-फ़रदा से न नाप जावदां, पैहम रवां, हर दम जवां है ज़िंदगी । अपनी दुनिया आप पैदा कर अगर ज़िंदों में है सिर्रे-आदम है ज़मीरे-कुल फ़का है ज़िंदगी । ज़िंदगानी की हक़ीक़त कोहकन के दिल से पूछ जूए-शीरो-तेशा-व-संगे-गरा है…

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