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Allama Muhammad Iqbal

(9 November 1877 - 21 April 1938 / Sialkot / British India)

Jawab-e-Shik


Whatever comes out of the heart is effective
It has no wings but has the power of flight

It has holy origins, it aims at elegance
It rises from dust, but has access to the celestial world

My love was seditious, rebellious and clever
My fearless wailing rent through the sky

On hearing it the sun said, 'Somewhere there is somebody! '
The planets said, 'At the 'Arsh-i-Bar

Submitted: Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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