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    dust lot

    Hello everyone
    I'd like to ask what a dust lot is:

    All my professors one by one continue to depart
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    Aftab, share poems with your students over goblets of wine
    They might remember their professor lying in the dust lot.


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    Re: dust lot

    Could it be a dusty, vacant lot of land?
    Quatrains: In the Arms of Beloved
    by Kazi Aftab

    Wasn't easy to materialize dreams near so perfect
    Destiny drowned reality, who's fault is it?
    Aftab searches love images in the tavern to start afresh
    If world lacks logic and reason, who's fault is it?

    Heart bleeds, soul is confused O Benazir
    Beloved charismatic leader of Pakistan O Benazir
    Like your great father you followed martyrdom
    Many sad New Years for us Aftab without Benazir.

    Ahead Ashiqs path deadly dangers await
    Right water left water and love-longing; challenges wait!
    Destined decisions, fate is assigned to implement
    Aftab can't comprehend Beloved's mystical mysteries.
    (Ashiqs = those in love of the love at advanced stages)

    All of my professors one by one continue to depart
    Who gracefully shared knowledge, insights so smart
    Aftab, share poems with your students over cups of wine
    Who may remember their professor, lying in the dust lot.

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    Re: dust lot

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    Could it be a dusty, vacant lot of land?
    Quatrains: In the Arms of Beloved
    by Kazi Aftab

    Wasn't easy to materialize dreams near so perfect
    Destiny drowned reality, who's fault is it?
    Aftab searches love images in the tavern to start afresh
    If world lacks logic and reason, who's fault is it?

    Heart bleeds, soul is confused O Benazir
    Beloved charismatic leader of Pakistan O Benazir
    Like your great father you followed martyrdom
    Many sad New Years for us Aftab without Benazir.

    Ahead Ashiqs path deadly dangers await
    Right water left water and love-longing; challenges wait!
    Destined decisions, fate is assigned to implement
    Aftab can't comprehend Beloved's mystical mysteries.
    (Ashiqs = those in love of the love at advanced stages)

    All of my professors one by one continue to depart
    Who gracefully shared knowledge, insights so smart
    Aftab, share poems with your students over cups of wine
    Who may remember their professor, lying in the dust lot.

    www.sindhweek.com
    Thank you very much, Soup!
    It occured to me too that it might be a lot of land, but I wasn't sure and wanted to hear some confirmation.


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    Re: dust lot

    Quote Originally Posted by KLPNO View Post
    Thank you very much, Soup!
    It occured to me too that it might be a lot of land, but I wasn't sure and wanted to hear some confirmation.
    It is not "a lot" [much] of land, but a "lot" = an area of land, usually within a boundary [cf a parking lot; a vacant lot]

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    Re: dust lot

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    It is not "a lot" [much] of land, but a "lot" = an area of land, usually within a boundary [cf a parking lot; a vacant lot]
    Thank you very much, Anglika.
    I did use a wrong phrase when answering to Soup.


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    Re: dust lot

    All of my professors one by one continue to depart

    depart = retire, and die

    dust = ashes to ashes, dust to dust = all that's left of us after a while

    lot = small area of land =one's plot at the cemetary

    lying in their dust lot : in their grave

    Edit: on second thoughts, rather than 'grave', I think 'dust lot' refers to the whole cemetary - more in keeping with the concept of 'lot' of land being about that size, whereas really, a grave is too small.
    Last edited by David L.; 19-Jul-2008 at 14:29.

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    Re: dust lot

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    All of my professors one by one continue to depart

    depart = retire, and die

    dust = ashes to ashes, dust to dust = all that's left of us after a while

    lot = small area of land =one's plot at the cemetary

    lying in their dust lot : in their grave



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    Re: dust lot

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    All of my professors one by one continue to depart

    depart = retire, and die

    dust = ashes to ashes, dust to dust = all that's left of us after a while

    lot = small area of land =one's plot at the cemetary

    lying in their dust lot : in their grave
    Thank you very much, David L., for your detailed explanation.

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