Tughluqabad

Humayun's tomb, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 76

2 divan verses (out of 8); rhyming elements: aar ;haif
composed 1816; Arshi #76

{76,1}

biim-e raqiib se nahii;N karte vidaa((-e hosh
majbuur yaa;N talak hu))e ay i;xtiyaar ;haif

{76,2}

jaltaa hai dil kih kyuu;N nah ham ik baar jal ga))e
ay naa-tamaamii-e nafas-e shu((lah-baar ;haif

Some unpublished verses from this ghazal:

{76,3x}

naamah bhii likhte ho to bah ;xa:t:t-e ;Gubaar ;haif
rakhte ho mujh se itnii kuduurat hazaar ;haif

{76,4x}

besh az nafas butaa;N ke karam ne vafaa nah kii
thaa ma;hmil-e nigaah bah dosh-e sharaar ;haif

{76,5x}

thii mere hii jalaane ko ay aah-e shu((lah-rez
ghar par pa;Raa nah ;Gair ke ko))ii sharaar ;haif

{76,6x}

hai;N merii musht-e ;xaak se us ko kuduurate;N
paa))ii jagah bhii dil me;N to ho kar ;Gubaar ;haif