Agra Fort

Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 25

9 verses (out of 11); rhyming elements: aa;N ho jaa))egaa
composed 1816; Arshi #24

{25,1}

gar nah andoh-e shab-e furqat bayaa;N ho jaa))egaa
be-takalluf daa;G-e mah muhr-e dahaa;N ho jaa))egaa

{25,2}

zahrah gar aisaa hii shaam-e ;hijr me;N hotaa hai aab
partav-e mahtaab sail-e ;xaan-maa;N ho jaa))egaa

{25,3}

le to luu;N sote me;N us ke paa;Nv kaa bosah magar
aisii baato;N se vuh kaafir bad-gumaa;N ho jaa))egaa

{25,4}

dil ko ham .sarf-e vafaa samjhe the kyaa ma((luum thaa
ya((nii yih pahle hii na;zr-e imti;haa;N ho jaa))egaa

{25,5}

sab ke dil me;N hai jagah terii jo tuu raa.zii hu))aa
mujh pah goyaa ik zamaanah mihr-baa;N ho jaa))egaa

{25,6}

gar nigaah-e garm farmaatii rahii ta((liim-e .zab:t
shu((lah ;xas me;N jaise ;xuu;N rag me;N nihaa;N ho jaa))egaa

{25,7}

baa;G me;N mujh ko nah le jaa varnah mere ;haal par
har gul-e tar ek chashm-e ;xuu;N-fishaa;N ho jaa))egaa

{25,8}

vaa))e gar meraa tiraa in.saaf ma;hshar me;N nah ho
ab talak to yih tavuqqu(( hai kih vaa;N ho jaa))egaa

{25,9}

faa))idah kyaa soch aa;xir tuu bhii daanaa hai asad
dostii naa-daa;N kii hai jii kaa ziyaa;N ho jaa))egaa