Kabhi kabhi mere dil me….

There is some eternal sadness yet it is mysteriously beautiful. It has certain pain. People who have suffered in pain can live without anyone, even without its lover, because the grief is enough to allow them to live. This is the poem which has been moulded in the Hindi song sung by Mukesh in a Bollywood movie Kabhi kabhi. Listen it in the mountainous voice of the Shenshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bhachhan.

Poem by Sahir Ludhyanvi

कभी कभी मेरे दिल में ख्याल आता है, 
के ज़िन्दगी तेरी जुल्फों की नरम छाओं में, 
गुजरने पाती तो शादाब हो भी सकती थी, 
यह तीरगी जो मेरी जीस्त का मुक़द्दर है,
तेरी नज़र कि शुआओं मैं खो भी सकती थी।

Once in every while, a thought ambles over,
Had life under your shadowed tresses,
Been allowed to pass, would it not have been delightful,
The darkness that envelops my very being as prophesied,
Could perhaps have melted in the heat of your blazing gaze.

अजब न था के मैं बेगाने-आलम हो कर, 
तेरे जमाल की रेनैयों में खोया रहता, 
तेरा गुदाज़ बदन तेरी नीम-बाज़ आँखें, 
इन्ही हसीं फसानो में रहता।

It would’nt have been strange, that a grief-struck me,
Would have been immersed in the glow of your beauty,
Your playful eyes, your proportioned body,
Absorbed and fascinated by details, would I have been.

पुकारती मुझे जब तल्खियाँ ज़माने की
तेरे लबों से हलावत के घूँट पी लेता
हयात चीक्ति फिरती बर्हेना सर और मैं
घनेरी जुल्फों के साए में छुप के जी लेता।

And whenever life’s bitter truths came a calling,
I would drink from your lips the very drops of relish,
And as ugly realities of life uncovered its head,
Lead a quiet existence under the gentle shadow of your tresses.

मगर यह हो न सका और अब ये आलम हैं,
कि तू नहीं, तेरा ग़म तेरी जुस्तजू भी नहीं।
गुज़र रही हैं कुछ इस तरह ज़िंदगी जैसे,
इससे किसी के सहारे कि आरझु भी नहीं।

Alas none of that happened, such is my woe,
I have’nt you, your grief, nor the search for you,
Hours, minutes and seconds go by as though,
They have not even the thought of need for company.

ज़माने भर के दुखों को लगा चूका हूँ गले
गुज़र रहा हूँ कुछ अनजानी रहगुज़ारों से
मुहिब साए मेरी सिम्त भरते आता है
हयात-ओ-मौत के पुर हौल खर जारों से

It seems I have embraced the sorrows of a generation,
I traverse through unknown pathways,
Dreadful shadows seem to emerge from every direction,
Bringing the message of death, thorn laden.

न कोई राह, न मंजिल, न रौशनी का सुराग
भटक रहीं है अंधेरों मैं ज़िंदगी मेरी।
इन्ही अंधेरों मैं रह जाऊँगा कभी खो कर

मैं जानता हूँ मेरी हम-नफस, मगर यूंही।
कभी कभी मेरे दिल मैं ख्याल आता है…

There seems no hope of destination or light,
My life seems to wander in arbitrary thoughts,
It appears I might one day be lost in this maze,
I realise my companion these thoughts are futile,
Once in every while, a thought ambles over…

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‘Cause I love you, yes I love you

A weirdly dressed vampire brought me to very weirdly dressed musicians

A song in movie Dark Shadows. The first official Video of “Nights In White Satin” from the year 1967! One “Night” in Paris. A timeless song.

Lyrics: (source: http://www.elyrics.net/read/m/moody-blues-lyrics/nights-in-white-satin-lyrics.html )

Nights in white satin, never reaching the end
Letters I’ve written, never meaning to send
Beauty I’d always missed, with these eyes before
Just what the truth is, I can’t say anymore
‘Cause I love you, yes I love you, oh, how I love you

Gazing at people, some hand in hand
Just what I’m going through they can’t understand
Some try to tell me, thoughts they cannot defend
Just what you want to be, you will be in the end
And I love you, yes I love you
Oh, how I love you, oh, how I love you

Nights in white satin, never reaching the end
Letters I’ve written, never meaning to send
Beauty I’d always missed, with these eyes before
Just what the truth is, I can’t say anymore
‘Cause I love you, yes I love you
Oh, how I love you, oh, how I love you

‘Cause I love you, yes I love you
Oh, how I love you, oh, how I love you

(spoken)
Breathe deep in the gathering gloom
Watch lights fade from every room
Bedsitter people look back and lament
Another day’s useless energy’s spent
Impassioned lovers wrestle as one
Lonely man cries for love and has none
New mother picks up and suckles her son
Senior citizens wish they were young
Cold-hearted orb that rules the night
Removes the colors from our sight
Red is grey and yellow white
And we decide which is right
And which is an illusion?

When the Thorn bush turns white

The Black Ghosts Full Moon Lyrics

(source: http://www.stlyrics.com/lyrics/twilight/fullmoon.htm)

When the thorn bush turns white thats when I’ll come home,
I am going out to see what i can sow,
And i don’t know where I’ll go,
But i don’t know what I’ll see,
But I’ll try not to bring it back home with me.

Like the morning sun your eyes will follow me,
As you watch me wander, curse the powers be
‘Cos all i want is here right now,
But its already been and gone,
Our attentions always last that bit too long.

Ooh ooh,

Far far away, no voices sounding, no one around me, and you’re still there.

Far far away,no choices passing, no time confounds me, and you’re still there.

In the Full moon’s light i listen to the stream,
And in between the silence, hear you calling me,
But i don’t know where i am,
And i don’t trust who I’ve been,
And If i come home how will i ever leave
Ooh, ooh

If I Didn’t Care!


Movie: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

If I Didn’t Care lyrics 

(source: http://www.elyrics.net/read/d/david-cassidy-lyrics/if-i-didn_t-care-lyrics.html)

If I didn't care more than words can say

If I didn't care would I feel this way?
If this isn't love
then why do I thrill?
And what makes my head go round an' round

While my heart stays still?
If I didn't care
would it be the same?

Would my ev'ry pray'r begin and end
When I speak your name?
And would I be sure that this is love
Beyond compare?
Would all this be true
If I didn't care for you?

If I didn't care more than words can say
. . .

Dust in the Wind

Dust in the Wind

A song by American progressive rock band Kansas,

Lyrics:( Source: http://www.elyrics.net/read/k/kansas-lyrics/dust-in-the-wind-lyrics.html )

I close my eyes
Only for a moment and the moment’s gone
All my dreams
Pass before my eyes a curiosity

Dust in the wind
All they are is dust in the wind

Same old song
Just a drop of water in an endless sea
All we do
Crumbles to the ground though we refuse to see

Dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind

Now don’t hang on
Nothing lasts forever but the Earth and Sky
It slips away
And all your money won’t another minute buy

Dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind
Dust in the wind
Everything is dust in the wind
Everything is dust in the wind

Wake me up when September ends


Wake Me Up When September Ends lyrics
Songwriters: Pritchard, Michael; Wright, Frank E., Iii; Armstrong, Billie Joe;
Source 

Summer has come and passed
The innocent can never last
Wake me up when September ends

Like my father’s come to pass
Seven years has gone so fast
Wake me up when September ends

Here comes the rain again
Falling from the stars
Drenched in my pain again
Becoming who we are

As my memory rests
But never forgets what I lost
Wake me up when September ends

Summer has come and passed
The innocent can never last
Wake me up when September ends

Ring out the bells again
Like we did when spring began
Wake me up when September ends

Here comes the rain again
Falling from the stars
Drenched in my pain again
Becoming who we are

As my memory rests
But never forgets what I lost
Wake me up when September ends

Summer has come and passed
The innocent can never last
Wake me up when September ends

Like my father’s come to pass
Twenty years has gone so fast
Wake me up when September ends

Wake me up when September ends
Wake me up when September ends

I would walk 500 Miles

Lyrics:

When I wake up…
Yea I know I’m going to be I’m going to be that man who wakes up next to you
When I go out…
Yea I know I’m going to be I’m going to be that man who goes along with you
If I get drunk…
Yea I know I’m going to be I’m going to be that man who gets drunk next you
And if I heaver
Yea I know I’m going to be I’m going to be that man who’s heavering to you

But I would walk 500 miles
And I would walk 500 more
Just to be that man who walk a thousand miles to fall down at your door

When I’m walking…
I know I’m going to be that man who’s walking hard for you
And the money…
Cause for the work I do I’ll pass almost every penny onto you

When I come home…
Yea I know I’m going to be I’m going to be that man who comes back home to you
And if I go…
Yea I know I’m going to be I’m going to be that man who going over you

But I would walk 500 miles
And I would walk 500 more
Just to be that man to walks a thousand miles to fall down at your door
(Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Undela Undela Undela la la la)
(Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Undela Undela Undela la la la)

When I’m lonely…
well I know I’m going to be I’m going to be that man who’s lonely without you
And when I’m dreaming…
Well I know I’m going to Dream I’m going to dream about our time when I’m with you
When I go out…
Well I know I’m going to be I’m going to be that man who goes along with you
And when I come home…
I know I’m going to be I’m going to be that man who comes back home for you
I’m going to be that man who’s coming home for you

But I would walk 500 miles
And I would walk 500 more
Just to be that man to walks a thousand to fall down at your door
(Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Undela Undela Undela la la la)
(Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Undela Undela Undela la la la)
(Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Undela Undela Undela la la la)
(Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Undela Undela Undela la la la)

And I would walk 500 miles
And I would walk 500 more
Just to be that man to walks a thousand miles to fall down at your door