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Saki (an english ghazal ) - 19th March 2013, 08:49 PM

pesh-e-khidmat he ek english ghazal


radeef - saaki
kaafiya - ee


Like a homeless Bird searching for a tree , saaki
To quench my sorrows i have come to thee , saaki


Which one is more scarlet ? Your lips or this red wine
dark past ! red has been color of my glee , saaki


Adrift i was , extended pause , mundane was life
Now embrace me like wind does to the sea , saaki


Your glances make my heart dance till it gets tired
Pardon my tender heart , accept its plea , saaki


Fortune never favored me , i have been tormented
my hopes are on you , please no treachery , saaki


Let your golden locks dangle on your full moon face
let them dance , with your fragrance , set them free , saaki


"rohit " is mad , he wanted to write something else ;
Your beauty makes many ghalibs awry , saaki .....
(RoHiT)


Written in simple syllabic count meter , with internal rhymes , but maintains the takhallus , kafiya and radeef as the classical ghazal .

Slant rhymes are used in english poetry and are permissible , so are used here.

While changing language there has to be certain change in format of poetry to suit that language's unique features
   
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