Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 180

7 verses (out of 7); rhyming elements: aam ke
composed 1853; Arshi #231

{180,1}

;Gair le;N ma;hfil me;N bose jaam ke
ham rahe;N yuu;N tishnah-lab pai;Gaam ke

{180,2}

;xastagii kaa tum se kyaa shikvah kih yih
hathka;N;De hai;N char;x-e niilii-faam ke

{180,3}

;xa:t likhe;Nge garchih ma:tlab kuchh nah ho
ham to ((aashiq hai;N tumhaare naam ke

{180,4}

raat pii zamzam pah mai aur .sub;h-dam
dho))e dhabbe jaamah-e a;hraam ke

{180,5}

dil ko aa;Nkho;N ne pha;Nsaayaa kyaa magar
yih bhii ;halqe hai;N tumhaare daam ke

{180,6}

shaah ke hai ;Gusl-e .si;h;hat kii ;xabar
dekhiye kab din phire;N ;hammaam ke

{180,7}

((ishq ne ;Gaalib nikammaa kar diyaa
varnah ham bhii aadmii the kaam ke