The Loveliest

The Loveliest

M. Shahid Alam — 1969

سب کہاں کچھ لالہ و گل میں نمایاں ہو گئیں
خاک میں کیا صورتیں ہونگی کہ پنہاں  ہو گئیں

The loveliest and the best we knew
Who vanished in the dust like dew,
Now spring anew in April blooms
As rose and lily dressed. Ah few!

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