Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 201

9 verses (out of 9); rhyming elements: ar hai kyaa kahiye
composed 1853; Arshi #227

{201,1}

diyaa hai dil agar us ko bashar hai kyaa kahiye
hu))aa raqiib to ho naamah-bar hai kyaa kahiye

{201,2}

yih .zid kih aaj nah aave aur aa))e bin nah rahe
qa.zaa se shikvah hame;N kis qadar hai kyaa kahiye

{201,3}

rahe hai yuu;N gah-o-be-gah kih kuu-e dost ko ab
agar nah kahye kih dushman kaa ghar hai kyaa kahiye

{201,4}

zahe kirishmah kih yuu;N de rakhaa hai ham ko fareb
kih bin kahe bhii u;Nhe;N sab ;xabar hai kyaa kahiye

{201,5}

samajh ke karte hai;N baazaar me;N vuh pursish-e ;haal
kih yih kahe kih sar-e rahguzar hai kyaa kahiye

{201,6}

tumhe;N nahii;N hai sar-e rishtah-e vafaa kaa ;xayaal
hamaare haath me;N kuchh hai magar hai kyaa kahiye

{201,7}

u;Nhe;N savaal pah zu((m-e junuu;N hai kyuu;N la;Riye
hame;N javaab se qa:t((-e na:zar hai kyaa kahiye

{201,8}

;hasad sazaa-e kamaal-e su;xan hai kyaa kiije
sitam bahaa-e mataa((-e hunar hai kyaa kahiye

{201,9}

kahaa hai kis ne kih ;Gaalib buraa nahii;N lekin
sivaa-e is ke kih aashuftah-sar hai kyaa kahiye