Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 140

6 verses (out of 7); rhyming elements: aas hai
composed 1821; Arshi #137

{140,1}

sar-gashtagii me;N ((aalam-e hastii se yaas hai
taskii;N ko de naviid kih marne kii aas hai

{140,2}

letaa nahii;N mire dil-e aavaarah kii ;xabar
ab tak vuh jaantaa hai kih mere hii paas hai

{140,3}

kiije bayaa;N suruur-e tab-e ;Gam kahaa;N talak
har muu mire badan pah zabaan-e sipaas hai

{140,4}

hai vuh ;Guruur-e ;husn se begaanah-e vafaa
har-chand us ke paas dil-e ;haq-shinaas hai

{140,5}

pii jis qadar mile shab-e mahtaab me;N sharaab
is bal;Gamii mizaaj ko garmii hii raas hai

{140,6}

har yak makaan ko hai makii;N se sharaf asad
majnuu;N jo mar gayaa hai to jangal udaas hai