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Faasla By Surjit Paatar

Faasla Iss tarah hai jis tarah din raat vichla faasla Meriyan reejhaan meri aukaat vichla faasla lafz taa saau bahut ne, ya khuda banya rahe…

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Candles By Surjit Paatar

Candles Light these candles. Rise, light these candles. There will remain, These quarrelsome winds, But you should light these candles. May darkness not think the…

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Shaheed By Surjit Paatar

Shaheed ਉਸ ਨੇ ਕਦ ਕਿਹਾ ਸੀ ਮੈਂ ਸ਼ਹੀਦ ਹਾਂ ਉਸ ਨੇ ਸਿਰਫ਼ ਇਹ ਕਿਹਾ ਸੀ ਫਾਂਸੀ ਦਾ ਰੱਸਾ ਚੁੰਮਣ ਤੋਂ ਕੁਝ ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਕਿ ਮੈਥੋਂ…

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Hanere Vich Sulagdi Varanmala By Surjit Paatar

Hanere Vich Sulagdi Varanmala When do I say don’t ask for justice? Or, for your rights, do not fight? But recoginze the enemy And don’t…

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The Call By William Henry Ogilvie

The Call Gold and green the elm leaves lean and interlace, All the coloured woodlands are calling to the Chase. Dew is on the stubble…

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The Filling Of The Swamps By William Henry Ogilvie

The Filling Of The Swamps Hurrah for the storm-clouds sweeping! Hurrah for the driving rain! The dull earth out of her sleeping Is wakened to…

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The Death Of Ben Hall By William Henry Ogilvie

The Death Of Ben Hall Ben Hall was out on Lachlans side With a thousand pounds on his head; A score of troopers were scattered…

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The Bush, My Lover By William Henry Ogilvie

The Bush, My Lover The camp-fire gleams resistance To every twinkling star; The horse-bells in the distance Are jangling faint and far; Through gum-boughs torn…

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Canadians By William Henry Ogilvie

Canadians With arrows on their quarters and with numbers on their hoofs, With the trampling sound of twenty that re-echoes in the roofs, Low of…

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Biddy, Be Kind! By William Henry Ogilvie

Biddy, Be Kind! Now what do you want to be playing about for, Reefing and reaching your head for the bit? This is the gentlest…

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