Was it something I said?

لفظ  کوئی مجھ سے خطا ہو گیا ؟

الہی  وہ کیوں  آج  خفا  ہو  گیا ؟

Did i say

A word misspoken?

Dear God!

What made her angry today?


داغِ قبا تیری محفل نے دیکھے

رازجو  نہاں تھا،  فشا  ہو  گیا

Your friends

Saw what I was hiding

My secrets were revealed

To my embarrassment


ربط  و  مراسم  مانندِ ابر  بکھرے

وو ساتھ چلتے پھرتے، جدا ہو گیا

We separated

As clouds do

Walking by my side

She walked away


اور کس حد تک چاہوں اسے

جو  آرزو  تھا،  دعا  ہو  گیا

How far am I to go?

In loving her

She was once my desire

And now my prayer


نہ جانے کیا آئی اس کافر کے دل میں

کل  تک  انسان تھا،  اب  خدا  ہو گیا

And what came into her heart

Till yesterday

She was human

And now behaves as a god?


بےادب خدا کی بات کرتا ہے کیوں؟

فرضِ  بندگی ترا،  کب  ادا  ہو گیا ؟


You speak of God!

Have you discharged

Your duties to her?


اپنی ہستی سے بڑھ گیا استاد

درِ بو  تراب کا ، گدا  ہو  گیا

I became more

Than what I was

I became a beggar

A Faqir


آج تیرے سوا کسی کا خیال آیا

نہ جانے کیسے، یہ دغا ہو گیا

Today I thought

Of someone other than you

I do not know

How I betrayed you

1 Comment

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One response to “Was it something I said?

  1. fromartsbluemouth

    im sure every heart begs for more of those words.. beautiful poetry


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