Tughluqabad

Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 41

8 verses (out of 12); rhyming elements: il nahii;N rahaa
composed 1816; Arshi #29

{41,1}

((ar.z-e niyaaz-e ((ishq ke qaabil nahii;N rahaa
jis dil pah naaz thaa mujhe vuh dil nahii;N rahaa

{41,2}

jaataa huu;N daa;G-e ;hasrat-e hastii liye hu))e
huu;N sham((-e kushtah dar-;xvur-e ma;hfil nahii;N rahaa

{41,3}

marne kii ay dil aur hii tadbiir kar kih mai;N
shaayaan-e dast-o-;xanjar-e qaatil nahii;N rahaa

{41,4}

bar-ruu-e shash jihat dar-e aa))iinah baaz hai
yaa;N imtiyaaz-e naaqi.s-o-kaamil nahii;N rahaa

{41,5}

vaa kar diye hai;N shauq ne band-e naqaab-e ;husn
;Gair az nigaah ab ko))ii ;haa))il nahii;N rahaa

{41,6}

go mai;N rahaa rahiin-e sitamhaa-e rozgaar
lekin tire ;xayaal se ;Gaafil nahii;N rahaa

{41,7}

dil se havaa-e kisht-e vafaa mi;T ga))ii kih vaa;N
;haa.sil sivaa-e ;hasrat-e ;haa.sil nahii;N rahaa

{41,8}

bedaad-e ((ishq se nahii;N ;Dartaa magar asad
jis dil pah naaz thaa mujhe vuh dil nahii;N rahaa

An unpublished verse from this ghazal:

{41,9x}

har-chand mai;N huu;N :tuu:tii-e shiirii;N-su;xan vale
aa))iinah aah mere muqaabil nahii;N rahaa