The way of love is not
a subtle argument.

The door there
is devastation.

Birds make great sky-circles
of their freedom.
How do they learn it?

They fall, and falling,
they’re given wings.

Mawlana Jalal-al-Din Rumi

GoTD 5

ना हमसफ़र ना किसी हमनशीं से निकलेगा,

हमारे पैर का कांटा है -हम ही से निकलेगा!

राहत इंदौरी

‘ कुछ इश्क किया कुछ काम किया ‘

I have long admired Faiz, but of course our very own Piyush Mishra (not me- the name is just a coincidence) made an absolute classic out of this particular नज़्म -( bought the book and loved it as well ).

This talk, however, was an enchanting experience.

If only you can spot me in the crowd 😅😉

Oh you beauty!

I am not someone who listens to music as often as I should. Nor do I know what plays in market of late ( don’t watch the tele ), but I am lucky enough to bump onto incredible music from across the globe (thanks to some very enlightened friends) which…sticks. This particular track brings out tears even today , as it did years back when I suffered a major heartbreak and career crisis. For some inexplicable reason, my fate has gotten inextricably linked to my country’s state of affairs (and if you read the papers, you know how it is)😅.

I think it is safe to say that I am a crier.

Every time( volume up, eyes closed)!