asar bhī le rahā huuñ terī chup kā
tujhe qaa.il bhī kartā jā rahā huuñ

I'm researching on Urdu shayars and it's a part of my assignment to collect 500 urdu shers with their meaning. The original link for the above lines is here.

What I understood from first line: "poet is referring to his beloved that he is enjoying her's silence". But I'm not getting the second line.

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    Are you asking for a translation or interpretation of these lines? Is there something you don't understand about the English translation from the site you linked to? – Shokhet Jun 9 '17 at 21:02
  • Generally speaking, if you include more information and explanation in your question post, you'll get better answers that will fit your question better. Please edit to explain what you know about this poem, and what you want to know about it. Good luck! – Shokhet Jun 9 '17 at 21:09
  • @Shokhet:I wanted the explanation or interpretation for this sher. – Net Jun 9 '17 at 21:11
  • @Shokhet:What i understood from first line:"poet is referring to his beloved that he is enjoying her's silence".But i'm not getting the second line. – Net Jun 9 '17 at 21:14

If I know my language correctly then the literal meaning is:

Even after being influenced by your silence
I am also impressing you.

Most of the shayaris are romantic. So I'll assume that the first person is male and the one he is talking to is female.

So, here the Shayar, Firaq Gorakhpuri, probably says that he is telling a story (or anything else) to her. And she is listening to it silently. In that way, he is impressing her with his words.

  • :Great!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 – Net Jun 11 '17 at 9:49

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