Favourite Poetry: #4

Urdu

خضرِ منزل اپنا ہوں اپنی راہ چلتا ہوں

میرے حال پر دنیا کیا سمجھ کے ہنستی ہے

Devanagri

खिज़्र-ए-मंज़िल अपना हूं अपनी राह चलता हूं

मेरे हाल पर दुनिया क्या समझ के हंसती है

Roman

Khizr-e-Manzil Apna Hoon Apni Raah Chalta Hoon

Mere Haal Par Duniya Kya Samajh Ke Hansti Hai

My Attempt at English Translation

I’m my own guide for the destination

Why does the world laugh at me

Why I Like It

I have been a recluse and misunderstood person all my life. When I heard this couplet for the first time in ninth grade, it touched my heart. I felt grateful to the poet who had described such beautiful and true feelings so precisely.

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Shabana Mukhtar

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