Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 170

7 verses (out of 7); rhyming elements: aar nahii;N hai
composed 1821; Arshi #145

{170,1}

aa kih mirii jaan ko qaraar nahii;N hai
:taaqat-e be-daad-e inti:zaar nahii;N hai

{170,2}

dete hai;N jannat ;hayaat-e dahr ke badle
nashshah bah andaazah-e ;xumaar nahii;N hai

{170,3}

giryah nikaale hai terii bazm se mujh ko
haa))e kih rone pah i;xtiyaar nahii;N hai

{170,4}

ham se ((aba;s hai gumaan-e ranjish-e ;xaa:tir
;xaak me;N ((ushshaaq kii ;Gubaar nahii;N hai

{170,5}

dil se u;Thaa lu:tf-e jalvah'haa-e ma((aanii
;Gair-e gul aa))iinah-e bahaar nahii;N hai

{170,6}

qatl kaa mere kiyaa hai ((ahd to baare
vaa))e agar ((ahd ustuvaar nahii;N hai

{170,7}

tuu ne qasam mai-kashii kii khaa))ii hai ;Gaalib
terii qasam kaa kuchh i((tibaar nahii;N hai