The tomb of Itimad ud-Daulah, Agra

Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 4

7 verses (out of 5+11); rhyming elements: aa paayaa
composed 1821; Arshi #5

{4,1}

kahte ho nah de;Nge ham dil agar pa;Raa paayaa
dil kahaa;N kih gum kiije ham ne mudda((aa paayaa

{4,2}

((ishq se :tabii((at ne ziist kaa mazaa paayaa
dard kii davaa paa))ii dard-e be-davaa paayaa

{4,3}

dost-daar-e dushman hai i((timaad-e dil ma((luum
aah be-a;sar dekhii naalah naa-rasaa paayaa

{4,4}

saadagii-o-purkaarii be-;xvudii-o-hushyaarii
;husn ko ta;Gaaful me;N jur))at-aazmaa paayaa

{4,5}

;Gunchah phir lagaa khilne aaj ham ne apnaa dil
;xuu;N kiyaa hu))aa dekhaa gum kiyaa hu))aa paayaa

{4,6}

;haal-e dil nahii;N ma((luum lekin is qadar ya((nii
ham ne baar-haa ;Dhuu;N;Dhaa tum ne baar-haa paayaa

{4,7}

shor-e pand-e naa.si;h ne za;xm par namak chhi;Rkaa
aap se ko))ii puuchhe tum ne kyaa mazaa paayaa

The unpublished verses from the first of the two original ghazals:

{4,8x}

hai kahaa;N tamannaa kaa duusraa qadam yaa rab
ham ne dasht-e imkaa;N ko ek naqsh-e paa paayaa

{4,9x}

be-dimaa;G-e ;xajlat huu;N rashk-e imti;haa;N taa ke
ek be-kasii tujh ko ((aalam-aashnaa paayaa

{4,10x}

;xaak-baazii-e ummiid kaar-xaanah-e :tiflii
yaas ko do-((aalam se lab bah ;xandah vaa paayaa

{4,11x}

kyuu;N nah va;hshat-e ;Gaalib baaj-;xvaah-e taskii;N ho
kushtah-e ta;Gaaful ko ;xa.sm-e ;xuu;N-bahaa paayaa

The unpublished verses from the other original ghazal:

{4,12x}

fikr-e naalah me;N goyaa ;halqah huu;N z sar taa paa
((u.zv ((u.zv juu;N zanjiir yak-dil-e .sadaa paayaa

{4,13x}

shab na:zaarah-parvar thaa ;xvaab me;N ;xiraam us kaa
.sub;h maujah-e gul ko naqsh-e boriyaa paayaa

{4,14x}

jis qadar jigar ;xuu;N ho kuuchah-daadan-e gul hai
za;xm-e te;G-e qaatil ko ;turfah dil-kushaa paayaa

{4,15x}

hai nagii;N kii paa-daarii naam-e .saa;hib-e ;xaanah
ham se tere kuuche ne naqsh-e mudda((aa paayaa

{4,16x}

ne asad jafaa-saa))il ne sitam junuu;N-maa))il
tujh ko jis qadar ;Dhuu;N;Dhaa ulfat-aazmaa paayaa