Tughluqabad

Red Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 148

10 verses (out of 10); rhyming elements: at hii sahii
composed after 1816; Arshi #182

{148,1}

((ishq mujh ko nahii;N va;hshat hii sahii
merii va;hshat tirii shuhrat hii sahii

{148,2}

qa:t((a kiije nah ta((alluq ham se
kuchh nahii;N hai to ((adaavat hii sahii

{148,3}

mere hone me;N hai kyaa rusvaa))ii
ay vuh majlis nahii;N ;xalvat hii sahii

{148,4}

ham bhii dushman to nahii;N hai;N apne
;Gair ko tujh se mu;habbat hii sahii

{148,5}

apnii hastii hii se ho jo kuchh ho
aagahii gar nahii;N ;Gaflat hii sahii

{148,6}

((umr har-chand kih hai barq-;xiraam
dil ke ;xuu;N karne kii fur.sat hii sahii

{148,7}

ham ko))ii tark-e vafaa karte hai;N
nah sahii ((ishq mu.siibat hii sahii

{148,8}

kuchh to de ay falak-e naa-in.saaf
aah-o-faryaad kii ru;x.sat hii sahii

{148,9}

ham bhii tasliim kii ;xuu ;Daale;Nge
be-niyaazii tirii ((aadat hii sahii

{148,10}

yaar se chhe;R chalii jaa))e asad
gar nahii;N va.sl to ;hasrat hii sahii