- The classical is weight as well as fetter, the gravitas choking the possible
- Meeraji (1912-1949) can most aptly be described as a “tragic” poet, where the tragic is silent on the joy infusing his song
- i. The guardian of the past is calm / standing fearless and firm on earth
ii. magar ye maazi ka paasbaaN pur sukoon dil se / zameeN pe ik be-niyaaz andaaz may hai qaaim
iii. Father fear, can you calm the
— possibility of fear,
— the child alone in the knowledge of fire,
— the woman quiet as the burn within rages without?