"Ya ghat bheetar soor chand hai
Ya ghat nau lakh taara"
"The sun and moon reside in this vessel
so do nine hundred thousand stars."
"Ek achambha dekha re bhai
Thaada sinh charaave gai"
"Look brother, I saw a great wonder!
A lion was guarding a herd of cows!"
(Kahat Kabir, Walled City)
"Kaajar keri kotadi kaajar ka hi kot.."
"The little hut of soot in a castle of soot.."
English by GMS
GM Sheikh: photo by Salman Masalha
For Arabic translation, press here.