“Such Tay Jhoot” (Truth and Lie)

By Col Masood Anwar (34th Long Course)

Col Masood Anwar is from AC/Avn. He lives in Rawalpindi after retirement. He writes Urdu, Punjabi and English poetry. This very short Punjabi poem is about the popularity of ‘lie’ against the virtue of ‘truth’ in the present day scenario.

Poem by Masood Anwar, a poet from Rawalpindi: Such Tay Jhoot (Truth and Lie) - Punjabi Poetry

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  1. Lt Col (R) Ansar Khas, UK says:

    Sir Jee, kamal tey jhoot da aye. Saadhi tey bunyaad e jhoot tey paye aye. Kadhi such bole kay dekhiye, mun karwa ho jaye ga.

  2. Maj (R) Rehmat Elahi, Lahore says:

    Sir ji, touhaada jawab nehin tussi tey kamal kar ditta jay. Jairra bollay tey jhoot vi such lagay. Well done, sir. Kuch mazeed irshad bhi ho jai.

  3. Col Shahid Abbas (Retd) says:

    The poem depicts the present day norms of the society, how sad that Lie has overtaken Truth…..everyday the deterioration goes on.

  4. Lt Col (R) Zubair Ahmed, Canada says:

    So well written …. reminds me of the power of four liners by Raees Amrohwi.

  5. Capt (R) M Tariq Zaid Rahmani says:

    Issue explained was pending till solution from divinity, THEE conveyed “nahi Anil munkar”, understanding the concept define jurisdictions between saach and jhoot shall reflect in the deeds&doings of person or society as well displays the level of loyalty to nature and humanity.

  6. Lt Col (R) Zafar Mustafa says:

    So true about what is happening in our daily lives.

  7. Azam Gill, France says:

    Very well done: the last two lines remind me (rightly or wrongly) of Mian Mohammed Baksh of Saiful Muluk fame. Thank you.

  8. Lt Col (R) Rashid Zia Cheema says:

    Sir, very apt depiction of these days. We will request you to share more short poems.

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