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Mainstream, VOL LVI No 27 New Delhi June 23, 2018

Does it Matter?

Sunday 24 June 2018, by Faiz Ahmed Faiz

My tablet and my pen,

My two cherished treasures

Are snatched from me,

But does it matter?

For I have dipped my fingers

In the blood of my heart;

My tongue they sealed

But does it mater? For,

I have placed a tongue

In every link of chain 

That fetters me.

Faiz Ahmed Faiz

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