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Hindi Shayari

Hindi Shayari: रेत से जज़्बात (Emotions like Sand)

This hindi shayari is inspired by the stand up poetry show that I attended yesterday. Stand up poetry is a unique concept and follows the lead of stand up comedy shows which have gained popularity in the last 3 to 5 years. Helly Shah, the performer and poet in yesterday’s event, craftily embedded her poetry in a story telling style which was very engaging. Inspired by her poetic story telling style, I have crafted a few lines below which are different from the usual writing style of ‘shers’ or ‘nazms’ which are couplets. This piece is free flowing in style but yet retains the usual flavor of simplicity and easy to read language.

This hindi shayari is about how we make futile attempts to feel in control of our emotions, like sand wishing to get away from the desert.

While reading, try to say it out as you read with pauses as per the structure below, hopefully it will resonate with you.

Hindi Shayari

Here it goes: Hindi Shayari, रेत से जज़्बात (Emotions like Sand)

इक अरसे से दबे हैं जज़्बात दिल में
रास्ता भटका हो रेगिस्तान में जैसे मुसाफिर कोई
कोई तो हो
जिसे बता सकें क्या है दिल में हमारे
जानते हैं हम रेत के पहाड़ों में कहीं पानी नहीं
कभी तन्हाई में रो देते हैं
कभी खुद से बातें कर लेते हैं
तो कभी भर देते हैं कलम से पन्ने कई

आता है करीब हमारे
लेकिन हमें और भी बेबस कर जाता है
जैसे मृगतृष्णा तोड़ जाती है आस मुसाफिर की

हैं गिरफ्तार हम जज़्बातों की बेरहम कैद में
निकल पाना नामुमकिन लगता है
तुम ही बताओ दोस्त
रेत को रेगिस्तान से
निकालने का भी क्या कोई रास्ता है

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