In Akbar the Great’s durbar,
Anarkali, Queen of Beauty, reigned.
even she was buried alive.
Delhi, India’s pride, and I,
inheritor of the marvels of Indus architecture.
even I have been buried alive
homeless in history’s graveyard.
Note: This poem was translated into English by Anju Makhija and Menka Shivdasani, with Arjan Shad. Following is the original in Sindhi.