Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 219

9 verses (out of 10); rhyming elements: am nikle
composed 1853; Arshi #230

{219,1}

If you think there should be another verse in this ghazal, *here's why*.

hazaaro;N ;xvaahishe;N aisii kih har ;xvaahish pah dam nikle
bahut nikle mire armaan lekin phir bhii kam nikle

{219,2}

;Dare kyuu;N meraa qaatil kyaa rahegaa us kii gardan par
vuh ;xuu;N jo chashm-e tar se ((umr bhar yuu;N dam bah dam nikle

{219,3}

nikalnaa ;xuld se aadam kaa sunte aa))e hai;N lekin
bahut be-aabruu ho kar tire kuuche se ham nikle

{219,4}

bharam khul jaa))e :zaalim tere qaamat kii daraazii kaa
agar us :turrah-e pur-pech-o-;xam kaa pech-o-;xam nikle

{219,5}

magar likhvaa))e ko))ii us ko ;xa:t to ham se likhvaa))e
hu))ii .sub;h aur ghar se kaan par rakh kar qalam nikle

{219,6}

hu))ii is daur me;N mansuub mujh se baadah-aashaamii
phir aayaa vuh zamaanah jo jahaa;N me;N jaam-e jam nikle

{219,7}

hu))ii jin se tavaqqu(( ;xastagii kii daad paane kii
vuh ham se bhii ziyaadah ;xastah-e te;G-e sitam nikle

{219,8}

mu;habbat me;N nahii;N hai farq jiine aur marne kaa
usii ko dekh kar jiite hai;N jis kaafir pah dam nikle

{219,9}

kahaa;N mai-;xaane kaa darvaazah ;Gaalib aur kahaa;N vaa((i:z
par itnaa jaante hai;N kal vuh jaataa thaa kih ham nikle