In our blog posts we discuss social issues, politics and political developments, films, film songs, poetry all these are hot points of discussion and if we do not find any subject, then we can start from the climate, seasonal developments, sometimes nature does such strange things, such havocs we have to witness and we are bound to discuss all that.


Anyway, I have been mostly discussing literature, film songs and poetry. Recently I shared some translations, one of my own poem and one of a Ghazal sung by Ghulam Ali sahib.

Today again I am sharing a simple translation done by me of a popular Ghazal sung by Ghulam Ali Saheb.

Here it is, first translation and then the original Ghazal in Roman script-

I am like a raw wall (made of mud, not strong),
Do not knock me hard, (I might fall down, break into pieces).
Do not make me drop down, after giving me a high place in your mind!

I keep you in my eyes, like a lovely dream,
You also do keep me in your heart, like heartbeat!

If you find it difficult to talk, there being people around,
You signal through your eyes, I would understand it.

Make promises only to the extent, you can fulfill,
Do not make me pursue a dream, that can’t be achieved!

Please maintain the illusion of the delicate relationship we have,
I am a sincere lover; do not make me appear crazy!

I am like a raw wall (made of mud, not strong),
Do not knock me hard, (I might fall down, break into pieces).

And here is the original Ghazal in Urdu-

Kachchi deewar hoon thokar na lagaana mujhko,
Apni nazron mein basaakar na giraana mujhko !

Tumko aankhon mein tasavvur ki tarah rakhtaa hoon,
Dil mein dadhkan ki tarah tum bhi basaana mujhko !

Baat karney mein jo mushkil ho tumhey mehfil mein,
Main samajh jaaonga nazron se bataana mujhko !

Vaada utna hi karo jitna nibha saktey ho,
Khwaab poora jo na ho, woh na dikhaana mujhko !

Apney rishtey ki nazaakat ka bharam rakh lena,
Main to aashiq hoon deewana na banana mujhko !

Kachchi deewar hoon thokar na lagana mujhko,
Apni nazron mein basaakar na giraana mujhko !

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