Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 149

5 verses (out of 13); rhyming elements: aa mujhe
composed 1816; Arshi #141

{149,1}

hai aaramiidagii me;N nikohish bajaa mujhe
.sub;h-e va:tan hai ;xandah-e dandaa;N-numaa mujhe

{149,2}

;Dhuu;N;De hai us mu;Gannii-e aatish-nafas ko jii
jis kii .sadaa ho jalvah-e barq-e fanaa mujhe

{149,3}

mastaanah :tay karuu;N huu;N rah-e vaadii-e ;xayaal
taa baaz-gasht se nah rahe mudda((aa mujhe

{149,4}

kartaa hai baskih baa;G me;N tuu be-;hijaabiyaa;N
aane lagii hai nak'hat-e gul se ;hayaa mujhe

{149,5}

khultaa kisii pah kyuu;N mire dil kaa mu((aamilah
shi((ro;N ke inti;xaab ne rusvaa kiyaa mujhe

Some unpublished verses from this ghazal:

{149,6x}

vaa;N rang'haa bah pardah-e tadbiir hai;N hanuuz
yaa;N shu((lah-e chiraa;G hai barg-e ;hinaa mujhe

{149,7x}

parvaaz'haa niyaaz-e tamaashaa-e ;husn-e dost
baal-e kushaadah hai nigah-e aashnaa mujhe

{149,8x}

az-;xvud-guzashtagii me;N ;xamoshii pah ;harf hai
mauj-e ;Gubaar-e surmah hu))ii hai .sadaa mujhe

{149, 9x}

taa chand past-fi:tratii-e :tab((-e aarzuu
yaa rab mile bulandii-e dast-e du((aa mujhe

{149,10x}

mai;N ne junuu;N se kii jo asad iltimaas-e rang
;xuun-e jigar me;N ek hii ;Go:tah diyaa mujhe