Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 191

9 verses (out of 9); rhyming elements: aa))e nah bane
composed 1852; Arshi #226

{191,1}

nuktah-chii;N hai ;Gam-e dil us ko sunaa))e nah bane
kyaa bane baat jahaa;N baat banaa))e nah bane

{191,2}

mai;N bulaataa to huu;N us ko magar ay ja;zbah-e dil
us pah ban jaa))e kuchh aisii kih bin aa))e nah bane

{191,3}

khel samjhaa hai kahii;N chho;R nah de bhuul nah jaa))e
kaash yuu;N bhii ho kih bin mere sataa))e nah bane

{191,4}

;Gair phirtaa hai liye yuu;N tire ;xa:t ko kih agar
ko))ii puuchhe kih yih kyaa hai to chhupaa))e nah bane

{191,5}

is nazaakat kaa buraa ho vuh bhale hai;N to kyaa
haath aave;N to u;Nhe;N haath lagaa))e nah bane

{191,6}

kah sake kaun kih yih jalvah-garii kis kii hai
pardah chho;Raa hai vuh us ne kih u;Thaa))e nah bane

{191,7}

maut kii raah nah dekhuu;N kih bin aa))e nah rahe
tum ko chaahuu;N kih nah aa))o to bulaa))e nah bane

{191,8}

bojh vuh sar se giraa hai kih u;Thaa))e nah u;The
kaam vuh aan pa;Raa hai kih banaa))e nah bane

{191,9}

((ishq par zor nahii;N hai yih vuh aatish ;Gaalib
kih lagaa))e nah lage aur bujhaa))e nah bane