Tughluqabad

Akbar's tomb at Sikandra, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 68

5 verses (out of 10); rhyming elements: aaz
composed 1821; Arshi #68

{68,1}

;hariif-e ma:tlab-e mushkil nahii;N fusuun-e niyaaz
du((aa qabuul ho yaa rab kih ((umr-e ;xi.zr daraaz

{68,2}

nah ho bah harzah bayaabaa;N-navard-e vahm-e vujuud
hanuuz tere ta.savvur me;N hai nasheb-o-faraaz

{68,3}

vi.saal jalvah tamaashaa hai par dimaa;G kahaa;N
kih diije aa))inah-e inti:zaar ko pardaaz

{68,4}

har ek ;zarrah-e ((aashiq hai aaftaab-parast
ga))ii nah ;xaak hu))e par havaa-e jalvah-e naaz

{68,5}

nah puuchh vus((at-e mai-;xaanah-e junuu;N ;Gaalib
jahaa;N yih kaasah-e garduu;N hai ek ;xaak-andaaz

Some unpublished verses from this ghazal:

{68,6x}

fareb-e .sa((nat-e iijaad kaa tamaashaa dekh
nigaah ((aks-farosh-o-;xayaal aa))inah-saaz

{68,7x}

z baskih jalvah-e .saiyaad ;hairat-aaraa hai
u;Rii hai .saf;hah-e ;xaa:tir se .suurat-e parvaaz

{68,8x}

hujuum-e fikr se dil mi;sl-e mauj larzaa;N hai
kih shiishah naazuk-o-.sahbaa hai aab-giinah-gudaaz

{68,9x}

asad se tark-e vafaa kaa gumaa;N vuh ma((nii hai
kih khe;Nchiye par-e :taa))ir se .suurat-e parvaaz