Tughluqabad

Akbar's tomb at Sikandra, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 71

10 verses (out of 10); rhyming elements: aaz
composed 1821; Arshi #69

{71,1}

nah gul-e na;Gmah huu;N nah pardah-e saaz
mai;N huu;N apnii shikast kii aavaaz

{71,2}

tuu aur aaraa))ish-e ;xam-e kaakul
mai;N aur andeshah'haa-e duur-daraaz

{71,3}

laaf-e tamkii;N fareb-e saadah-dilii
ham hai;N aur raaz'haa-e siinah-gudaaz

{71,4}

huu;N giriftaar-e ulfat-e .saiyaad
varnah baaqii hai :taaqat-e parvaaz

{71,5}

vuh bhii din ho kih us sitam-gar se
naaz khe;Nchuu;N bajaa-e ;hasrat-e naaz

{71,6}

nahii;N dil me;N mire vuh qa:trah-e ;xuu;N
jis se mizhgaa;N hu))ii nah ho gul-baaz

{71,7}

ay tiraa ;Gamzah yak-qalam angez
ay tiraa :zulm sar bah sar andaaz

{71,8}

tuu hu))aa jalvah-gar mubaarak ho
rezish-e sijdah-e jabiin-e niyaaz

{71,9}

mujh ko puuchhaa to kuchh ;Ga.zab nah hu))aa
mai;N ;Gariib aur tuu ;Gariib-navaaz

{71,10}

asadull;aah ;xaa;N tamaam hu))aa
ay dare;Gaa vuh rind-e shaahid-baaz