Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 159

7 verses (out of 7); rhyming elements: ar mile
composed after 1847; Arshi #212

{159,1}

taskii;N ko ham nah ro))e;N jo ;zauq-e na:zar mile
;huuraan-e ;xuld me;N tirii .suurat magar mile

{159,2}

apnii galii me;N mujh ko nah kar dafn ba((d-e qatl
mere pate se ;xalq ko kyuu;N teraa ghar mile

{159,3}

saaqii-garii kii sharm karo aaj varnah ham
har shab piyaa hii karte hai;N mai jis qadar mile

{159,4}

tujh se to kuchh kalaam nahii;N lekin ay nadiim
meraa salaam kahyo agar naamah-bar mile

{159,5}

tum ko bhii ham dikhaa))e;N kih majnuu;N ne kyaa kiyaa
fur.sat kashaakash-e ;Gam-e pinhaa;N se gar mile

{159,6}

laazim nahii;N kih ;xi.zr kii ham pai-ravii kare;N
jaanaa kih ik buzurg hame;N ham-safar mile

{159,7}

ay saakinaan-e kuuchah-e dildaar dekhnaa
tum ko kahii;N jo ;Gaalib-e aashuftah-sar mile