Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 172

3 divan verses (out of 12); rhyming elements: uu mujhe
composed 1816; Arshi #148

{172,1}

paa bah daaman ho rahaa huu;N baskih mai;N .sa;hraa-navard
;xaar-e paa hai;N jauhar-e aa))iinah-e zaanuu mujhe

{172,2}

dekhnaa ;haalat mire dil kii ham-aa;Goshii ke vaqt
hai nigaah-e aashnaa teraa sar-e har muu mujhe

{172,3}

huu;N saraapaa saaz-e aahang-e shikaayat kuchh nah puuchh
hai yihii bahtar kih logo;N me;N nah chhe;Re tuu mujhe

Some unpublished verses from this ghazal:

{172,4x}

baa((i;s-e vaa-maa;Ndagii hai ((umr-e fur.sat-juu mujhe
kar diyaa hai paa bah zanjiir-e ram-e aahuu mujhe

{172,5x}

;xaak-e fur.sat bar sar-e ;zauq-e fanaa ay inti:zaar
hai ;Gubaar-e shiishah-e saa((at ram-e aahuu mujhe

{172,6x}

saaz-e iimaa-e fanaa hai ((aalam-e piirii asad
qaamat-e ;xam se hai ;haa.sil sho;xii-e abruu mujhe