Mirza Ghalib

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

Ghazal - Poem by Mirza Ghalib

I wish to go and dwell,
In such a place,
Where there's no one else.
No one to understand my speech,
No one around to talk with,
There, I want to reach.

I wish to build,
One such house,
Without a door to enter,
Without the boundary walls,
Thus there will be no neighbours,
And there will be no guard.

There will be no one thus,
To take care of me,
When I will fell ill.
And there will be no one,
To mourn or cry,
When I will die.

Comments about Ghazal by Mirza Ghalib

  • Michael Morgan (1/6/2015 10:55:00 AM)

    Wonderful piece correctly recommending self-abnegation as the essence of the religious temperament. (Report) Reply

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  • * Sunprincess * (5/20/2014 9:31:00 AM)

    ......................beautifully written....an amazing write.... (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (12/6/2013 1:43:00 PM)

    And there will be no one,
    To mourn or cry,
    When I will die. (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar Geetha Jayakumar (11/26/2013 8:34:00 AM)

    Wonderful poem.
    There will be no one,
    to mourn or cry,
    When I will die. (Report) Reply

  • Ahmed Mahmoud (2/20/2013 12:17:00 PM)

    Truly amazing, seriously (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 1, 2010

Poem Edited: Friday, March 23, 2012

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