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Ada Jafri

1924 – 2015 ! Karachi, Pakistan.

One of the prominent women poets famous for the soft and lyrical tone of her poetry.

The first female Poet – Ada Jafri was born on 22 Aug 1924 in Badayun, India. She died on 03 Dec 2015 in Karachi Pakistan. Ada Jafri is famous poet of Pakistan her original name is Aziz Jahan. She started writing as a Ada Badayuni but after her marriage adopted Ada Jafri. She is no doubt the first female poet from Pakistan who became well-known in male dominated poetic world.

Deep tha ya taara kya jaane..

Deep tha ya taara kya jaane, Dil mein kyon dooba kya jaane. Gul par kya kuch beet gayi hai, Albela jhonka kya jaane. Aas ki maili chaadar odhe, Woh bhi tha mujh sa kya jaane. Reet bhi apni rutt bhi apni, Dil rasm-e-duniya kya jaane. Ungli thaam ke chalne wala, …

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Ghar ka rasta bhi mila tha shayad..

Ghar ka rasta bhi mila tha shayad, Raah mein sang-e-wafa tha shayad. Is qadar tez hawa ke jhonke, Shaakh par phool khila tha shayad. Jis ki baaton ke fasaane likhe, Us ne to kuch na kaha tha shayad. Log be-mehr na hote honge, Waham sa dil ko hua tha shayad. …

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