Tughluqabad

Red Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 175

7 verses (out of 7); rhyming elements: ii nah sahii
composed 1821; Arshi #149

{175,1}

nah hu))ii gar mire marne se tasallii nah sahii
imti;haa;N aur bhii baaqii ho to yih bhii nah sahii

{175,2}

;xaar-;xaar-e alam-e ;hasrat-e diidaar to hai
shauq gul-chiin-e gulistaan-e tasallii nah sahii

{175,3}

mai-parastaa;N ;xum-e mai mu;Nh se lagaa))e hii bane
ek din gar nah hu))aa bazm me;N saaqii nah sahii

{175,4}

nafas-e qais kih hai chashm-o-chiraa;G-e .sa;hraa
gar nahii;N sham((-e siyah-;xaanah-e lail;aa nah sahii

{175,5}

ek hangaame pah mauquuf hai ghar kii raunaq
nau;hah-e ;Gam hii sahii na;Gmah-e shaadii nah sahii

{175,6}

nah sataa))ish kii tamannaa nah .sile kii parvaa
gar nahii;N hai;N mire ash((aar me;N ma((nii nah sahii

{175,7}

((ishrat-e .su;hbat-e ;xuubaa;N hii ;Ganiimat samjho
nah hu))ii ;Gaalib agar ((umr-e :tabii((ii nah sahii