Hai

Jo guzar gaya voh bhala gaya
Jo na gaya, behlaaye hai

Ki uth rahi ho tees jab
Kahein kya ki bulaaye hai

Nikal padi hai to aah jab
To kya kahein ki jo na aaye hai

Na yaad, na rukh, na hai kuchh malaal
Yeh kuchh nahin jo rulaaye hai.

Jo guzar gaya voh bhala gaya
Jo na gaya, behlaaye hai

What has passed, it is well that it has passed
What has not, it amuses me

Ki uth rahi ho tees jab
Kahein kya ki bulaaye hai

When the pain it rises (from within)
What shall we say, that it calls

Nikal padi hai to aah jab
To kya kahein ki jo na aaye hai

Now that the sigh has been released
What shall we say about that which does not come

Na yaad, na rukh, na hai kuchh malaal
Yeh kuchh nahin jo rulaaye hai
.

Not a memory, nor a face(off), nor any matter at all
It is nothing, nothing that causes these tears.

(The Title of this poem – Hai, which is also the last word of each verse here translates to ‘is’)

Kuchh to jalwa raha hoga.. jo guzara…https://aanteladda.wordpress.com/2013/08/28/guzara-to/

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