No pomp and
show I have in this globe.
Nor destined to me a crest or robe.
As the garden’s foe the florist1 dubbed me,
Since I gave to ‘nargis’2 an eye to see.
The florist or gardener is an allusion to his country men or the Mullah, who
dubbed the poet as an enemy of the nation because they were too loyal to the
British in his opinion.
2. Nargis (Per:) Narcissus, nirjis (Arb: ), perhaps a daffodil too is also of the same group.