Poetry Speaks

8 Aug
 and this is what it told me:

Jab jab dard ka baadal chaya

Jab ghum ka saya lehraya
Jab aansoo palkon tak aya
Jab yeh tanha dil ghabraya
Humne dil ko yeh samjhaya
Dil aakhir tu kyun rota hai?
Duniya mein yunhi hota hai
Yeh jo gehre sannate hain
Waqt ne sabko hi baante hain
Thoda ghum hai sabka qissa
Thodi dhoop hai sabka hissa
Aag teri bekaar hi nam hai
Har pal ek naya mausam hai
Kyun tu aise pal khota hai
Dil aakhir tu kyun rota hai.”

(Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara)

I’m going to take this word for word, because when poetry or music start a conversation with you, you just shut up and listen, and very carefully at that.
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2 Responses to “Poetry Speaks”

  1. haathitime.com August 9, 2012 at 4:24 AM #

    holy shit, just yesterday i just went back to a post i did on the same poem, a year ago..

  2. Babska August 9, 2012 at 3:28 PM #

    I love it! That movie, the written and spoken poetry and Farhan Akhtar's voice… :)

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