Agra Fort

Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 27

8 verses (out of 10); rhyming elements: aa kaa
composed 1821; Arshi #14

{27,1}

gilah hai shauq ko dil me;N bhii tangii-e jaa kaa
guhar me;N ma;hv hu))aa i.z:tiraab daryaa kaa

{27,2}

yih jaantaa huu;N kih tuu aur paasu;x-e maktuub
magar sitam-zadah huu;N ;zauq-e ;xaamah-farsaa kaa

{27,3}

;hinaa-e paa-e ;xizaa;N hai bahaar agar hai yihii
davaam kulfat-e ;xaa:tir hai ((aish dunyaa kaa

{27,4}

;Gam-e firaaq me;N takliif-e sair-e baa;G nah do
mujhe dimaa;G nahii;N ;xandah'haa-e be-jaa kaa

{27,5}

hanuuz ma;hramii-e ;husn ko tarastaa huu;N
kare hai har bun-e muu kaam chashm-e biinaa kaa

{27,6}

dil us ko pahle hii naaz-o-adaa se de bai;The
hame;N dimaa;G kahaa;N ;husn ke taqaa.zaa kaa

{27,7}

nah kah kih giryah bah miqdaar-e ;hasrat-e dil hai
mirii nigaah me;N hai jam((-o-;xarj daryaa kaa

{27,8}

falak ko dekh ke kartaa huu;N us ko yaad asad
jafaa me;N us kii hai andaaz kaar-farmaa kaa

An unpublished verse from this ghazal:

{27,9x}

miraa shumuul har ik dil ke pech-o-tab me;N hai
mai;N mudda((aa huu;N tapish-naamah-e tamannaa kaa