Raise a garden
new from dust of mine,
Mix a poppy’s blood to my tears shine.
If I’m not fit for Hyder’s sword and lance,
As sharp as his lance give me a glance.1
Hyder lion, as obriquet or nickname) of Hazrat Ali, the 4th Caliph after the
Glance here it means discernment, sagacity, physiognomy of a ‘momin’, called (firasat) in Arabic.
Hyder or Hyder-i-Karrar, (strenuous in attacking, impetuous or quick moving like children or a lion).