Tughluqabad

Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 18

5 verses (out of 7); rhyming elements: aazah thaa
composed 1821; Arshi #12

{18,1}

shab ;xumaar-e shauq-e saaqii rast;xez-andaazah thaa
taa mu;hii:t-e baadah .suurat-;xaanah-e ;xamyaazah thaa

{18,2}

yak qadam va;hshat se dars-e daftar-e imkaa;N khulaa
jaadah ajzaa-e do-((aalam-dasht kaa shiiraazah thaa

{18,3}

maana((-e va;hshat-;xiraamiihaa-e lail;aa kaun hai
;xaanah-e majnuun-e .sa;hraa-gard be-darvaazah thaa

{18,4}

puuchh mat rusvaa))ii-e andaaz-e isti;Gnaa-e ;husn
dast marhuun-e ;hinaa ru;xsaar rahn-e ;Gaazah thaa

{18,5}

naalah-e dil ne diye auraaq-e la;xt-e dil bah baad
yaadgaar-e naalah ik diivaan-e be-shiiraazah thaa

The unpublished verses from this ghazal:

{18,6x}

huu;N chiraa;Gaan-e havas juu;N kaa;Ga;z-e aatish-zadah
daa;G garm-e koshish-e iijaad-e daa;G-e taazah thaa

{18,7x}

be-navaa))ii tar .sadaa-e na;Gmah-e shuhrat asad
boriyaa yak naisitaa;N-((aalam buland aavaazah thaa