Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 190

10 verses (out of 7+9); rhyming elements: aa;N mujh se
composed [1816 and] 1821; Arshi #158

{190,1}

har qadam duurii-e manzil hai numaayaa;N mujh se
merii raftaar se bhaage hai bayaabaa;N mujh se

{190,2}

dars-e ((unvaan-e tamaashaa bah ta;Gaaful ;xvushtar
hai nigah rishtah-e shiiraazah-e mizhgaa;N mujh se

{190,3}

va;hshat-e aatish-e dil se shab-e tanhaa))ii me;N
.suurat-e duud rahaa saayah gurezaa;N mujh se

{190,4}

;Gam-e ((ushshaaq nah ho saadagii-aamoz-e butaa;N
kis qadar ;xaanah-e aa))iinah hai viiraa;N mujh se

{190,5}

a;sar-e aablah se jaadah-e .sa;hraa-e junuu;N
.suurat-e rishtah-e gauhar hai chiraa;Gaa;N mujh se

{190,6}

be-;xvudii bistar-e tamhiid-e faraa;Gat huujo
pur hai saa))e kii :tara;h meraa shabistaa;N mujh se

{190,7}

shauq-e diidaar me;N gar tuu mujhe gardan maare
ho nigah mi;sl-e gul-e sham((a pareshaa;N mujh se

{190,8}

bekasiihaa-e shab-e hijr kii va;hshat hay hay
saayah ;xvurshiid-e qiyaamat me;N hai pinhaa;N mujh se

{190,9}

gardish-e saa;Gar-e .sad-jalvah-e rangii;N tujh se
aa))inah-daarii-e yak diidah-e ;hairaa;N mujh se

{190,10}

nigah-e garm se ik aag ;Tapaktii hai asad
hai chiraa;Gaa;N ;xas-o-;xaashaak-e gulistaa;N mujh se

Some unpublished verses from the 1816 ghazal:

{190,11x}

bastan-e ((ahd-e mu;habbat hamah naa-daanii thaa
chashm-e nakshuudah rahaa ((uqdah-e paimaa;N mujh se

{190,12x}

aatish-afrozii-e yak shu((lah-e iimaa tujh se
chashmak-aaraa))ii-e .sad-shahr chiraa;Gaa;N mujh se