While we may wish to control how we feel and act, there are certain emotions that just can’t be tamed. Like the feeling of longing and desire, or as the shayars and poets penned it, aarzu and hasrat. 

Here are a few couplets that put into words the feeling of desire and longing that often make the heart beat a little faster: 

The many desires that lay hidden deep in our heart sometimes find the best expression in words long forgotten. 

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