Kandhi utte rukhrra

Kandhi utte rukhrra
Kichrak bannhe dheer
Kache bhandde rakhiye
Kichar taien neer

Reference: Kalam Baba Farid, Dr Nazir Ahmad; Packages Limited; Page 51 ( view source )

English Translation

How long can the tree remain implanted on the river-bank? Fareed, how long can water be kept in a soft clay pot?

Translation: S. S. Khalsa