Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 151

9 verses (out of 9); rhyming elements: aa kiye
composed after 1847; Arshi #221

{151,1}

us bazm me;N mujhe nahii;N bantii ;hayaa kiye
bai;Thaa rahaa agarchih ishaare hu))aa kiye

{151,2}

dil hii to hai siyaasat-e darbaa;N se ;Dar gayaa
mai;N aur jaa))uu;N dar se tire bin .sadaa kiye

{151,3}

rakhtaa phiruu;N huu;N ;xirqah-o-sajjaadah rahn-e mai
muddat hu))ii hai da((vat-e aab-o-havaa kiye

{151,4}

be-.sarfah hii guzartii hai ho garchih ((umr-e ;xi.zr
;ha.zrat bhii kal kahe;Nge kih ham kyaa kiyaa kiye

{151,5}

maqduur ho to ;xaak se puuchhuu;N kih ay la))iim
tuu ne vuh ganj'haa-e giraa;N-maayah kyaa kiye

{151,6}

kis roz tuhmate;N nah taraashaa kiye ((aduu
kis din hamaare sar pah nah aare chalaa kiye

{151,7}

.su;hbat me;N ;Gair kii nah pa;Rii ho kahii;N yih ;xuu
dene lagaa hai bosah ba;Gair iltijaa kiye

{151,8}

.zid kii hai aur baat magar ;xuu burii nahii;N
bhuule se us ne sai;Nk;Ro;N va((de vafaa kiye

{151,9}

;Gaalib tumhii;N kaho kih milegaa javaab kyaa
maanaa kih tum kahaa kiye aur vuh sunaa kiye