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Posted by: Bhavita Mar 27 2010, 02:00 PM

Emotions find wordsin this beautiful anthology of Punjabi poems, poured from the heart by Poetess Amrita Pritam, and evocatively expressed by Gulzarji.

Each memorable verse weaves a landscape of sentiments honed with passion, there is maic in every intonation, beauty in every word. A memorable tribute by Gulzarji and Bhupinder Singh (music) in this
CD released in 2007, which also includes a booklet of her poems in Punjabi, and transalated into Hindi and English

Posting here some of those poems here - in Hindi and English.

The link to the poems:

Main tumhe phir miloongi
Kahan? Kis tarah? Nahin jaanti
shayad tumhare takhiyal ki chingari ban kar
tumhari cancass par utroongi
ya shayad tumhare canvass ke upar
ek rahasyamay rekha ban kar
khamosh tumhe dekhti rahoongi

Ya shayad sooraj ki kiran ban kar
tumhare rango mein ghuloongi
ya rango ki baahon mein baith kar
tumhari canvass ko
pata nahi - kaise kahan?
par tumhe zaroor miloongi

Ya shayad ek chashma bani houngi
aur jaise jharno ka pani udta hain
main paani ki boondein
tumhare jism par maloongi
aur ik thandak si ban kar
tumhare seene ke saath liptoongi
main aur kuch nahin jaanti
par itna jaanti hoon
ki wakt jo bhi karega
is janam mere saath chalega

Yeh jism hota hain
to sab kuch khatam ho jaata hain
par chetna ke dhaage
kaaynaati kano ke hote hain
main un kano ko chunoongi

I will meet you again
how and where? I know not
Perhaps I will become a figment of your imagination
and maybe, spreading myself
in a mysterious line
on your canvass
I will keep gazing at you

Perhaps I will become a ray
of sunshine, to be
embraced by your colours canvass
I know not how and where
but I will meet you for sure

Maybe I will turn into spring, and
rub the foaming drops of water on your body,
and rest my coolness on your burning chest.
I know nothing else but that this life
will walk along with me

When the body perishes, all perishes;
but the threads of memory
are woven with enduring specks
I will pick these particles,
weave the threads
and I will meet you again

Posted by: Bhavita Mar 27 2010, 02:10 PM

Water from the cracked vessel

I am water from the cracked vessel
I will not stay

Like lips of thirst it is thirsty to hear
say, my placid friend, what you want to say

When water can neither be tied or fastened
Then, how can tomorrow's debt be paid today.

Water is helpless like your thirst
Neither will it move not will it stay

Today it shines like a peak of thirst
But pieces of yesterday will fall from today

Yeh riste ghade ka paani
kal tak nahin rehna...

Is paanu ke kaan pyase
pyas ke hothon jaise
O mere thande ghoot ke mitra!
Kehde jo kuch kehna

Aaj ka paani kaise utare
kal ki pyaas ka karz
Na paani ke kaan se bandhna
na palloo mein rehna

Dekh ki teri pyas jaisi hain
Is paani ki majboori
Na ise teri pyas sang chalna
na isne yahan baithna

Aaj ke badan par paani chamke
Pyas ke moti jaisa
par aaj ke tan se kal ne
chppar jaisa kirana
main riste ghade ka paani
kal tak nahin rehna

Posted by: baijubawra Apr 5 2010, 02:04 PM

superb collection uploaded thanks.

Posted by: hildebrand Jun 9 2010, 10:04 PM

Yes, a nice upload. smile.gif

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