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

  • Silver Star - 3,191 Points 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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  • Gold Star - 14,311 Points * Sunprincess * (5/20/2014 9:31:00 AM)

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

  • Gold Star - 14,311 Points * Sunprincess * (12/6/2013 1:43:00 PM)

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

  • Gold Star - 8,908 Points 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

  • Rookie 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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