Treasure Island

Mirza Ghalib

(27 December 1797 – 15 February 1869 / Agra / British India)

Poems of Mirza Ghalib

What Cannot Be Said

There's one who took my heart away.
But does she own it? I can't say.

See her as unjust though I may,
Is she a tyrant? I can't say.

She strides a bloodless battlefield
Where there's no battle-axe to wield.

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