English Translations of Ghalib’s Popular Ghazals

 

Mirza Ghalib

Dhamki mein mar Gayaa jo; Naa baab-e nabard tha,
Ishq-e nabard-peshah, talabgaar-e mard tha. —– Ghalib

he who died of the threat; was NOT the head of the warriors,
Passionately, a warrior by profession, was seeking for a Man (hero)

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