Tughluqabad

Red Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 168

3 verses (out of 3); rhyming elements: aanii
composed 1821; Arshi #144

{168,1}

jo nah naqd-e daa;G-e dil kii kare shu((lah paasbaanii
to fusurdagii nihaa;N hai bah kamiin-e be-zabaanii

{168,2}

mujhe us se kyaa tavaqqu(( bah zamaanah-e javaanii
kabhii kuudakii me;N jis ne nah sunii mirii kahaanii

{168,3}

yuu;N hii dukh kisii ko denaa nahii;N ;xuub varnah kahtaa
kih mire ((aduu ko yaa rab mile merii zindagaanii