Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 176

7 verses (out of 7); rhyming elements: am aage
composed 1826; Arshi #192

{176,1}

((ajab nashaa:t se jallaad ke chale hai;N ham aage
kih apne saa))e se sar paa;Nv se hai do qadam aage

{176,2}

qa.zaa ne thaa mujhe chaahaa ;xaraab-e baadah-e ulfat
faqa:t ;xaraab likhaa bas nah chal sakaa qalam aage

{176,3}

;Gam-e zamaanah ne jhaa;Rii nashaa:t-e ((ishq kii mastii
vagarnah ham bhii u;Thaate the la;z;zat-e alam aage

{176,4}

;xvudaa ke vaas:te daad us junuun-e shauq kii denaa
kih us ke dar pah pahu;Nchte hai;N naamah-bar se ham aage

{176,5}

yih ((umr bhar jo pareshaaniyaa;N u;Thaa))ii hai;N ham ne
tumhaare aa))iyo ay :turrah'haa-e ;xam bah ;xam aage

{176,6}

dil-o-jigar me;N par-afshaa;N jo ek maujah-e ;xuu;N hai
ham apne za((m me;N samjhe hu))e the us ko dam aage

{176,7}

qasam janaaze pah aane kii mere khaate hai;N ;Gaalib
hameshah khaate the jo merii jaan kii qasam aage