Tughluqabad

Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 36

11 verses (out of 11); rhyming elements: iir bhii thaa
composed after 1847; Arshi #41

{36,1}

hu))ii taa;xiir to kuchh baa((i;s-e taa;xiir bhii thaa
aap aate the magar ko))ii ((inaa;N-giir bhii thaa

{36,2}

tum se be-jaa hai mujhe apnii tabaahii kaa gilah
us me;N kuchh shaa))ibah-e ;xuubii-e taqdiir bhii thaa

{36,3}

tuu mujhe bhuul gayaa ho to pataa batlaa duu;N
kabhii fitraak me;N tere ko))ii na;xchiir bhii thaa

{36,4}

qaid me;N hai tire va;hshii ko vuhii zulf kii yaad
haa;N kuchh ik ranj-e giraa;N-baarii-e zanjiir bhii thaa

{36,5}

bijlii ik ko;Nd ga))ii aa;Nkho;N ke aage to kyaa
baat karte kih mai;N lab-tishnah-e taqriir bhii thaa

{36,6}

yuusuf us ko kahuu;N aur kuchh nah kahe ;xair hu))ii
gar biga;R bai;The to mai;N laa))iq-e ta((ziir bhii thaa

{36,7}

dekh kar ;Gair ko ho kyuu;N nah kalejaa ;Than;Daa
naalah kartaa thaa vale :taalib-e taa;siir bhii thaa

{36,8}

peshe me;N ((aib nahii;N rakhye nah farhaad ko naam
ham hii aashuftah-saro;N me;N vuh javaa;N miir bhii thaa

{36,9}

ham the marne ko kha;Re paas nah aayaa nah sahii
aa;xir us sho;x ke tarkash me;N ko))ii tiir bhii thaa

{36,10}

pak;Re jaate hai;N farishto;N ke likhe par naa-;haq
aadmii ko))ii hamaaraa dam-e ta;hriir bhii thaa

{36,11}

re;xte ke tumhii;N ustaad nahii;N ho ;Gaalib
kahte hai;N agle zamaane me;N ko))ii miir bhii thaa