Tughluqabad

Qutb Minar, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 91

12 verses (out of 12); rhyming elements: aa;N nahii;N
composed 1847; Arshi #108

{91,1}

ham par jafaa se tark-e vafaa kaa gumaa;N nahii;N
ik chhe;R hai vagarnah muraad imti;haa;N nahii;N

{91,2}

kis mu;Nh se shukr kiijiye is lu:tf-e ;xaa.s kaa
pursish hai aur paa-e su;xan darmiyaa;N nahii;N

{91,3}

ham ko sitam ((aziiz sitamgar ko ham ((aziiz
naa-mihrbaa;N nahii;N hai agar mihrbaa;N nahii;N

{91,4}

bosah nahii;N nah diijiye dushnaam hii sahii
aa;xir zabaa;N to rakhte ho tum gar dahaa;N nahii;N

{91,5}

This marks the beginning of a verse-set that includes {91,5-6}.

har-chand jaa;N-gudaazii-e qahr-o-((ataab hai
har-chand pusht-garmii-e taab-o-tuvaa;N nahii;N

{91,6}

jaa;N mu:trib-e taraanah-e hal-min-maziid hai
lab pardah-sanj-e zamzamah-e al-amaa;N nahii;N

{91,7}

;xanjar se chiir siinah agar dil nah ho do-niim
dil me;N chhurii chubho mizhah gar ;xuu;N-chakaa;N nahii;N

{91,8}

hai nang-e siinah dil agar aatish-kadah nah ho
hai ((aar-e dil nafas agar aa;zar-fishaa;N nahii;N

{91,9}

nuq.saa;N nahii;N junuu;N me;N balaa se ho ghar ;xaraab
sau gaz zamii;N ke badle bayaabaa;N giraa;N nahii;N

{91,10}

kahte ho kyaa likhaa hai tirii sar-navisht me;N
goyaa jabii;N pah sijdah-e but kaa nishaa;N nahii;N

{91,11}

paataa huu;N us se daad kuchh apne kalaam kii
ruu;h ul-qudus agarchih miraa ham-zabaa;N nahii;N

{91,12}

jaa;N hai bahaa-e bosah vale kyuu;N kahe abhii
;Gaalib ko jaantaa hai kih vuh niim-jaa;N nahii;N

Two verses from an unpublished ghazal from 1816:

{91,13x}

jis jaa kih paa-e sail-e balaa darmiyaa;N nahii;N
diivaanagaa;N ko vaa;N havas-e ;xaan-maa;N nahii;N

{91,14x}

gul ;Gunchagii me;N ;Garqah-e daryaa-e rang hai
ay aagahii fareb-e tamaashaa kahaa;N nahii;N