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Have you seen this Hindi poem?
February 11, 2007 2:22 PM   Subscribe

Where can I find the following Hindi poem: "Hawa hun hawa main basanti hawa hun, Suno baat meri anokhi hawa hun, Jidar chahati hun udar goomthi hun, Hawa hun hawa main basanti hawa hun."

I only remember those opening lines, and it was written at least 30 years ago. I read this in my poetry class at school in India. Thanks.
posted by theiconoclast31 to Writing & Language (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
It's quoted here (scroll down); unfortunately, I don't know Hindi, so I can't tell if there's anything about authorship, but at least that gives you more to go on.
posted by languagehat at 2:59 PM on February 11, 2007


Is it perhaps "Basanti Hawa" by Kedarnath Agrawal?
posted by cgc373 at 3:01 PM on February 11, 2007


Thank you both, that was perfect. My dad (I posted this question for him) was delighted.
posted by theiconoclast31 at 3:39 PM on February 11, 2007


Doesn't look very long; anyone care to type up a translation?
posted by perissodactyl at 5:04 PM on February 11, 2007


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