Aur Ata Bhi Nahin Mujh Ko Sukhan Sazi Ka Fann
Talking in signs and symbol is not for this age,
And I know not the art of artful sniggers;
Khanqahon Mein Majawar Reh Gye Ya Gorkan!
No more are those who said: Rise, in God’s name!
The ones alive are sweepers and grave‐diggers.