Tughluqabad

Akbar's tomb at Sikandra, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 57

9 verses (out of 11); rhyming elements: aa mere ba((d
composed 1821; Arshi #57

{57,1}

;husn ;Gamze kii kashaakash se chhu;Taa mere ba((d
baare aaraam se hai;N ahl-e jafaa mere ba((d

{57,2}

man.sab-e sheftagii ke ko))ii qaabil nah rahaa
hu))ii ma((zuulii-e andaaz-o-adaa mere ba((d

{57,3}

sham((a bujhtii hai to us me;N se dhuvaa;N u;Thtaa hai
shu((lah-e ((ishq siyah-posh hu))aa mere ba((d

{57,4}

;xuu;N hai dil ;xaak me;N a;hvaal-e butaa;N par ya((nii
un ke naa;xun hu))e mu;htaaj-e ;hinaa mere ba((d

{57,5}

dar-;xvur-e ((ar.z nahii;N jauhar-e bedaad ko jaa
nigah-e naaz hai surme se ;xafaa mere ba((d

{57,6}

hai junuu;N ahl-e junuu;N ke liye aa;Gosh-e vidaa((
chaak hotaa hai garebaa;N se judaa mere ba((d

{57,7}

kaun hotaa hai ;hariif-e mai-e mard-afgan-e ((ishq
hai mukarrar lab-e saaqii me;N .salaa mere ba((d

{57,8}

;Gam se martaa huu;N kih itnaa nahii;N dunyaa me;N ko))ii
kih kare ta((ziyat-e mihr-o-vafaa mere ba((d

{57,9}

aa))e hai bekasii-e ((ishq pah ronaa ;Gaalib
kis ke ghar jaa))egaa sailaab-e balaa mere ba((d