Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 189

10 verses (out of 11); rhyming elements: aa chaahiye
composed after 1816; Arshi #186

{189,1}

chaahiye achchho;N ko jitnaa chaahiye
yih agar chaahe;N to phir kyaa chaahiye

{189,2}

.su;hbat-e rindaa;N se vaajib hai ;ha;zar
jaa-e mai apne ko khe;Nchaa chaahiye

{189,3}

chaahne ko tere kyaa samjhaa thaa dil
baare ab us se bhii samjhaa chaahiye

{189,4}

chaak mat kar jeb be-ayyaam-e gul
kuchh udhar kaa bhii ishaaraa chaahiye

{189,5}

dostii kaa pardah hai begaanagii
mu;Nh chhupaanaa ham se chho;Raa chaahiye

{189,6}

dushmanii ne merii khoyaa ;Gair ko
kis qadar dushman hai dekhaa chaahiye

{189,7}

apnii rusvaa))ii me;N kyaa chaltii hai sa((y
yaar hii hangaamah-aaraa chaahiye

{189,8}

mun;ha.sir marne pah ho jis kii umiid
naa-umiidii us kii dekhaa chaahiye

{189,9}

This marks the beginning of a two-verse verse-set that includes {189,9-10}.

chaahte hai;N ;xuub-ruuyo;N ko asad
aap kii .suurat to dekhaa chaahiye

{189,10}

This marks the end of a two-verse verse-set that includes {189,9-10}.

;Gaafil un mah-:tal((ato;N ke vaas:te
chaahne-vaalaa bhii achchhaa chaahiye