Qutb Minar

Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 12

2 verses (out of 7); rhyming elements: il kaa
composed 1816; Arshi #16

{12,1}

saraapaa rahn-e ((ishq-o-naa-guziir-e ulfat-e hastii
((ibaadat barq kii kartaa huu;N aur afsos ;haa.sil kaa

{12,2}

bah qadr-e :zarf hai saaqii ;xumaar-e tishnah-kaamii bhii
jo tuu daryaa-e mai hai to mai;N ;xamyaazah huu;N saa;hil kaa

The unpublished verses from this ghazal:

{12,3x}

z-bas ;xuu;N-gashtah-e rashk-e vafaa thaa vahm bismil kaa
churaayaa za;xm'haa-e dil ne paanii te;G-e qaatil kaa

{12,4x}

nigaah-e chashm-e ;haasid vaam le ay ;zauq-e ;xvud-biinii
tamaashaa))ii huu;N va;hdat-;xaanah-e aa))iinah-e dil kaa

{12,5x}

sharar-fur.sat nigah saamaan-e yak-((aalam chiraa;Gaa;N hai
bah qadr-e rang yaa;N gardish me;N hai paimaanah ma;hfil kaa

{12,6x}

saraasar taa;xtan ko shash-jihat yak-((ar.sah jaulaa;N thaa
hu))aa vaa-maa;Ndagii se rah-ravaa;N kii farq manzil kaa

{12,7x}

mujhe raah-e su;xan me;N ;xauf-e gum-raahii nahii;N ;Gaalib
((a.saa-e ;xi.zr-e .sa;hraa-e su;xan hai ;xaamah bedil kaa