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Monday, 27 August 2012

रफ़ूगर...darner...


ताउम्र ढूँढा किया  मैं
ज़ख्मों के लिए अपने
रफ़ूगर  कोई  नफ़ीस,

हाय   री   क़िस्मत
मिल  सका  न  इक
फूहड़ पैबन्दकार  भी!

Translation:

Darner...

I kept looking for
a fine darner for my wounds
all my life,

was it not sheer bad luck
I couldn’t find
a sloppy patch maker even?


64 comments:

  1. symbolic one ...nice one .just like your pen-name aag

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    1. Ha ha ha...thank you Gunjan for sensing 'aag' in it:)

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  2. Sad and touching :)

    You have great command over urdu /hindi language ~

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    1. ...I'm an humble learner..glad you liked:)
      Thank you Ghazala:)

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  3. बहुत खूब .... दर्द को सीने के लिए रफूगर भी खुद ही बनना पड़ता है ।

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    1. Thank you Sangeeta:) Theek kahaa aapne...

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  4. बहुत खूब अमित जी

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  5. How true and how well you have said it, Amit! Hope your week is off to a great start! Enjoy!

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  6. very touching amit g... wonderful :)

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  7. ooooh that hurt .. but one day for sure it will be jsut round the corner ..


    Bikram's

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    1. Thank you Bikram for your good wishes:)

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  8. A poignant one, Amit. Beautiful imagery...

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  9. Too good. loved every word of it...na mila ek bhi fuhad paibandkar bhi!

    Kya baat, kya baat, kya baat!

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    1. Thank you numerounity:)
      btw I liked your 'Introduction' on your blog! kya baat!

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  10. This one is beautiful. Really. Mujhe bahut pasand aayi. Aap Meerut ke hain.. to es hisaab se hum padosi bhi hain.. :) I am from Pallav Puram. You commented on my blog Know Andamans that you are coming to PB in Nov. Hope you have a great time here.

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    1. Hey Surabhi...so glad to know more about you:)
      Yes, I'm scheduled for Port Blair in Nov, that's why your blog interested me more:)
      Thank you for liking my poem:)

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  11. your website is good, but always try to improve it or innovate and it’ll be even better.Take it as a Suggestion

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  12. Short yet striking one. I have always loved your poems but this one is a bit different which provides a reader the scope to interpret it in his own way

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    1. Hey Arnab glad to see you here after a long time:)
      Thank you:)

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  13. BREVITY +PROFUNDITY-winning combination.

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  14. You always come up with some neat lines which would make me ponder over it for a while. :)

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  15. inimitable writing as always. the thought process behind your writings is what i admire most.

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    1. Thank you Deb for the honor..will always miss you and your kind words until you're back..

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  16. बहुत खूब ... रफूगर नहीं मिलता आज ... तमाशबीन ही मिलते हैं ...

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  17. I didn't know you took such beautiful pics. I came here couple of times and always there was something written in Hindi and I left the place..sorry for being so late in repsonding..:)

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  18. Thank you Latha:) glad you liked my pics:)
    As about my Hindi poems you may have also noticed that I generally provide an English translation too for non hindi friends! Welcome here and plz make it more often:)

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