Tughluqabad

Lodhi tombs, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 77

8 verses (out of 9); rhyming elements: aa namak
composed 1821; Arshi #77

{77,1}

za;xm par chhi;Rke;N kahaa;N :tiflaan-e be-parvaa namak
kyaa mazah hotaa agar patthar me;N bhii hotaa namak

{77,2}

gard-e raah-e yaar hai saamaan-e naaz-e za;xm-e dil
varnah hotaa hai jahaa;N me;N kis qadar paidaa namak

{77,3}

mujh ko arzaanii rahe tujh ko mubaarak huujiyo
naalah-e bulbul kaa dard aur ;xandah-e gul kaa namak

{77,4}

shor-e jaulaa;N thaa kinaar-e ba;hr par kis kaa kih aaj
gard-e saa;hil hai bah za;xm-e maujah-e daryaa namak

{77,5}

daad detaa hai mire za;xm-e jigar kii vaah vaah
yaad kartaa hai mujhe dekhe hai vuh jis jaa namak

{77,6}

chho;R kar jaanaa tan-e majruu;h-e ((aashiq ;haif hai
dil :talab kartaa hai za;xm aur maa;Nge hai;N a((.zaa namak

{77,7}

;Gair kii minnat nah khe;Nchuu;Ngaa pa))-e taufiir-e dard
za;xm mi;sl-e ;xandah-e qaatil hai sar-taa-paa namak

{77,8}

yaad hai;N ;Gaalib tujhe vuh din kih vajd-e ;zauq me;N
za;xm se girtaa to mai;N palko;N se chuntaa thaa namak