Tughluqabad

Itimad ud-Daulah's tomb, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 123

11 verses (out of 14); rhyming elements: am hai ham ko
composed after 1826; Arshi #119

{123,1}

vaa;N pahu;Nch kar jo ;Gash aataa pa))e-ham hai ham ko
.sad rah aahang-e zamii;N bos-e qadam hai ham ko

{123,2}

dil ko mai;N aur mujhe dil ma;hv-e vafaa rakhtaa hai
kis qadar ;zauq-e giriftaarii-e ham hai ham ko

{123,3}

.zu((f se naqsh-e pa-e mor hai :tauq-e gardan
tire kuuche se kahaa;N :taaqat-e ram hai ham ko

{123,4}

jaan kar kiije ta;Gaaful kih kuchh ummiid bhii ho
yih nigaah-e ;Gala:t-andaaz to sam hai ham ko

{123,5}

rashk-e ham-:tar;hii-o-dard-e a;sar-e baa;Ng-e ;hazii;N
naalah-e mur;G-e sa;har te;G-e do-dam hai ham ko

{123,6}

sar u;Raane ke jo va((de ko mukarrar chaahaa
ha;Ns ke bole kih tire sar kii qasam hai ham ko

{123,7}

dil ke ;xuu;N karne kii kyaa vaj'h valekin naa-chaar
paas-e be-raunaqii-e diidah aham hai ham ko

{123,8}

tum vuh naazuk kih ;xamoshii ko fi;Gaa;N kahte ho
ham vuh ((aajiz kih ta;Gaaful bhii sitam hai ham ko

{123,9}

This verse is the beginning of a verse-set that includes {123,9-11}.

lakhna))uu aane kaa baa))i;s nahii;N khultaa ya((nii
havas-e sair-o-tamaashaa so vuh kam hai ham ko

{123,10}

maq:ta((-e silsilah-e shauq nahii;N hai yih shahr
((azm-e sair-e najaf-o-:tauf-e ;haram hai ham ko

{123,11}

liye jaatii hai kahii;N ek tavaqqu(( ;Gaalib
jaadah-e rah kashash-e kaaf-e karam hai ham ko

An unpublished verse from this ghazal:

{123,12x}

abr rotaa hai kih bazm-e :tarab aamaadah karo
barq ha;Nstii hai kih fur.sat ko))ii dam hai ham ko