Tughluqabad

Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 45

5 verses (out of 9); rhyming elements: aah kaa
composed 1816; Arshi #20

{45,1}

;Gaafil bah vahm-e naaz ;xvud-aaraa hai varnah yaa;N
be-shaanah-e .sabaa nahii;N :turrah giyaah kaa

{45,2}

bazm-e qada;h se ((aish tamannaa nah rakh kih rang
.said-e z daam jastah hai us daam-gaah kaa

{45,3}

ra;hmat agar qabuul kare kyaa ba((iid hai
sharmindagii se ((u;zr nah karnaa gunaah kaa

{45,4}

maqtal ko kis nashaa:t se jaataa huu;N mai;N kih hai
pur-gul ;xayaal-e za;xm se daaman nigaah kaa

{45,5}

jaa;N dar-havaa-e yak nigah-e garm hai asad
parvaanah hai vakiil tire daad-;xvaah kaa

Some unpublished verses from this ghazal:

{45,6x}

((uzlat-guziin-e bazm hai;N vaamaa;Ndagaan-e diid
miinaa-e mai hai aabilah paa-e nigaah kaa

{45,7x}

har gaam aabile se hai dil dar tah-e qadam
kyaa biim ahl-e dard ko sa;xtii-e raah kaa