Tughluqabad

Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 40

2 verses (out of 8); rhyming elements: uur thaa
composed 1821; Arshi #18

{40,1}

aa))iinah dekh apnaa-saa mu;Nh le ke rah gaye
.saa;hib ko dil nah dene pah kitnaa ;Guruur thaa

{40,2}

qaa.sid ko apne haath se gardan nah maariye
us kii ;xa:taa nahii;N hai yih meraa qa.suur thaa

Some unpublished verses from this ghazal:

{40,3x}

.zu((f-e junuu;N ko vaqt-e tapish dar bhii duur thaa
ik ghar me;N mu;xta.sar-saa bayaabaa;N .zaruur thaa

{40,4x}

ay vaa))e ;Gaflat-e nigah-e shauq varnah yaa;N
har paarah sang la;xt-e dil-e koh-e :tuur thaa

{40,5x}

dars-e tapish hai barq ko ab jis ke naam se
vuh dil hai yih kih jis kaa ta;xallu.s .sabuur thaa

{40,6x}

har rang me;N jalaa asad-e fitnah-inti:zaar
parvaanah-e tajallii-e sham((-e :zuhuur thaa