Khwaab martay naheen
Khwaab dil hain, nah aankhen, nah saansen keh jo
Rezaa, rezaa huwe to bikhar jaayen ge
Jism kii maut se ye bhii mar jaayen ge
Dreams do not die
Dream are heart, nor eyes nor breath
Which shattered, will scatter
Die with the death of the body
The above lines are written by renowned poet Ahmed Faraz. He was born Syed Ahmed Shah on 12 January 1931 in Kohat and died 25 August 2008. He was acclaimed one of the modern Urdu poets of the last century. ‘Faraz’ is his pen name, (in Urdu takhalus).
In college Faraz was inspired by progressive poets such as Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Ali Sardar Jafri.
Ahmed Faraz is known as a poet whose language and style of writing is simple and refined. His works can be appreciated everyone easily.
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