On Dard Ke Phool, Javed Akhtar describes how pain and difficulties are transient in nature. He says that sadness and pain are like flowers, they bloom and eventually get scattered.
Irrespective of the intensity and nature of your wounds, you’ll eventually forget them during your daily routine as you get busy.
WORD- Zakhm- Wound, Dard- Pain.
These complications have stopped you from moving ahead on this journey of life, for a long time now. When someone asks you about your destination, what will you tell them?
Javed Akhar suggests that complications are part and parcel of life. But they mustn’t deter us from moving ahead towards our destinations and goals.
As Javed Akhtar attempts to get hold of his dreams from the roof that’s chained up, he does so successfully. Only for these dreams to collide with the walls, as they eventually scatter away.
He paints a vivid imagery here. While he aims for the skies, there are times when he is faced with reality and comes across obstacles down on the road, during his journey.
WORD- Chhat-Roof, Kadiyon-Chained/Locked
Soft words, good conversations and civilized speech- they all lose their colour within the first showers of rainfall itself.
Probably suggesting that as he writes these beautiful words, when a sad memory engulfs his thoughts, the poem no more seems as beautiful and elegant as it first seemed.
WORD- Muhazab-Civilized, Laheje- Style of speech
Eventually when he looks outside the window for inspiration, he can’t spot anyone or anything. He drops his head and quietly walks away.
WORD- Dariche- Window.