Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 138

8 verses (out of 9); rhyming elements: aan hai
composed after 1816; Arshi #135

{138,1}

kyaa tang ham sitam-zadagaa;N kaa jahaan hai
jis me;N kih ek bai.zah-e mor aasmaan hai

{138,2}

hai kaa))inaat ko ;harakat tere ;zauq se
partav se aaftaab ke ;zarre me;N jaan hai

{138,3}

;haalaa;Nkih hai yih siilii-e ;xaaraa se laalah rang
;Gaafil ko mere shiishe pah mai kaa gumaan hai

{138,4}

kii us ne garm siinah-e ahl-e havas me;N jaa
aave nah kyuu;N pasand kih ;Than;Daa makaan hai

{138,5}

kyaa ;xuub tum ne ;Gair ko bosah nahii;N diyaa
bas chup raho hamaare bhii mu;Nh me;N zabaan hai

{138,6}

bai;Thaa hai jo kih saayah-e diivaar-e yaar me;N
farmaa;N-ravaa-e kishvar-e hinduustaan hai

{138,7}

hastii kaa i((tibaar bhii ;Gam ne mi;Taa diyaa
kis se kahuu;N kih daa;G jigar kaa nishaan hai

{138,8}

hai baare i((timaad-e vafaa-daarii is qadar
;Gaalib ham is me;N ;xvush hai;N kih naa-mihrbaan hai