Khizer

Khizer

M. Shahid Alam — Mudlark — 2017

وہ زندہ ہم ہیں کہ ہیں رو شناسِ خلق اے خضر
نہ تم کہ چور بنے عمرِ جاوداں کے لیے

We dare to live, O Khizer,
Cheek by jowl with men;
You chose to live for ever
By taking leave of life.

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