Tughluqabad

Qutb Minar, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 108

8 verses (out of 7+7); rhyming elements: aa baa;Ndhte hai;N
composed 1821; Arshi #92

{108,1}

tere tausan ko .sabaa baa;Ndhte hai;N
ham bhii ma.zmuu;N kii havaa baa;Ndhte hai;N

{108,2}

aah kaa kis ne a;sar dekhaa hai
ham bhii ek apnii havaa baa;Ndhte hai;N

{108,3}

terii fur.sat ke muqaabil ay ((umr
barq ko paa bah ;hinaa baa;Ndhte hai;N

{108,4}

qaid-e hastii se rihaa))ii ma((luum
ashk ko be sar-o-paa baa;Ndhte hai;N

{108,5}

nashshah-e rang se hai vaa-shud-e gul
mast kab band-e qabaa baa;Ndhte hai;N

{108,6}

;Gala:tiihaa-e ma.zaamii;N mat puuchh
log naale ko rasaa baa;Ndhte hai;N

{108,7}

ahl-e tadbiir kii vaa-maa;Ndagiyaa;N
aabilo;N par bhii ;hinaa baa;Ndhte hai;N

{108,8}

saadah purkaar hai;N ;xuubaa;N ;Gaalib
ham se paimaan-e vafaa baa;Ndhte hai;N

Some unpublished verses from the first of the two original ghazals:

{108,9x}

paa;Nv me;N jab vuh ;hinaa baa;Ndhte hai;N
mere haatho;N ko judaa baa;Ndhte hai;N

{108,10x}

;husn-e afsurdah-diliihaa rangii;N
shauq ko paa bah ;hinaa baa;Ndhte hai;N

{108,11x}

qaid me;N bhii hai asiirii aazaad
chashm-e zanjiir ko vaa baa;Ndhte hai;N

{108,12x}

shai;x jii ka((be kaa jaanaa ma((luum
aap masjid me;N gadhaa baa;Ndhte hai;N

{108,13x}

kis kaa dil zulf se bhaagaa kih asad
dast-e shaanah bah qa.zaa baa;Ndhte hai;N