Tughluqabad

Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 38

7 verses (out of 7); rhyming elements: ar nah hu))aa thaa
composed 1821; Arshi #28

{38,1}

tuu dost kisii kaa bhii sitamgar nah hu))aa thaa
auro;N pah hai vuh :zulm kih mujh par nah hu))aa thaa

{38,2}

chho;Raa mah-e na;xshab kii :tara;h dast-e qa.zaa ne
;xvurshiid hanuuz us ke baraabar nah hu))aa thaa

{38,3}

taufiiq bah andaazah-e himmat hai azal se
aa;Nkho;N me;N hai vuh qa:trah jo gauhar nah hu))aa thaa

{38,4}

jab tak kih nah dekhaa thaa qad-e yaar kaa ((aalam
mai;N mu((taqid-e fitnah-e ma;hshar nah hu))aa thaa

{38,5}

mai;N saadah-dil aazurdagii-e yaar se ;xvush huu;N
ya((nii sabaq-e shauq mukarrar nah hu))aa thaa

{38,6}

daryaa-e ma((aa.sii tunuk-aabii se hu))aa ;xushk
meraa sar-e daaman bhii abhii tar nah hu))aa thaa

{38,7}

jaarii thii asad daa;G-e jigar se mirii ta;h.siil
aatish-kadah jaagiir-e samandar nah hu))aa thaa