Tughluqabad

Akbar's tomb at Sikandra, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 60

12 verses (out of 12); rhyming elements: aar dekh kar
composed 1833; Arshi #63

{60,1}

kyuu;N jal gayaa nah taab-e ru;x-e yaar dekh kar
jaltaa huu;N apnii :taaqat-e diidaar dekh kar

{60,2}

aatish-parast kahte hai;N ahl-e jahaa;N mujhe
sar-garm-e naalah'haa-e sharar-baar dekh kar

{60,3}

kyaa aabruu-e ((ishq jahaa;N ((aam ho jafaa
ruktaa huu;N tum ko be-sabab aazaar dekh kar

{60,4}

aataa hai mere qatl ko par josh-e rashk se
martaa huu;N us ke haath me;N talvaar dekh kar

{60,5}

;saabit hu))aa hai gardan-e miinaa pah ;xuun-e ;xalq
larze hai mauj-e mai tirii raftaar dekh kar

{60,6}

vaa ;hasrataa kih yaar ne khe;Nchaa sitam se haath
ham ko ;harii.s-e la;z;zat-e aazaar dekh kar

{60,7}

bik jaate hai;N ham aap mataa((-e su;xan ke saath
lekin ((ayaar-e :tab((-e ;xariidaar dekh kar

{60,8}

zunnaar baa;Ndh sub;hah-e .sad-daanah to;R ;Daal
rahrau chale hai raah ko hamvaar dekh kar

{60,9}

in aabilo;N se paa;Nv ke ghabraa gayaa thaa mai;N
jii ;xvush hu))aa hai raah ko pur-;xaar dekh kar

{60,10}

kyaa bad-gumaa;N hai mujh se kih aa))iine me;N mire
:tuu:tii kaa ((aks samjhe hai zangaar dekh kar

{60,11}

girnii thii ham pah barq-e tajallii nah :tuur par
dete hai;N baadah :zarf-e qada;h-;xvaar dekh kar

{60,12}

sar pho;Rnaa vuh ;Gaalib-e shoriidah-;haal kaa
yaad aa gayaa mujhe tirii diivaar dekh kar