Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 226

5 verses (out of 6+9); rhyming elements: aa;N hai
composed 1816; Arshi #154

{226,1}

hujuum-e naalah ;hairat ((aajiz-e ((ar.z-e yak-af;Gaa;N hai
;xamoshii reshah-e .sad naisitaa;N se ;xas bah dandaa;N hai

{226,2}

takalluf bar-:taraf hai jaa;N-sitaa;N-tar lu:tf-e bad-;xuuyaa;N
nigaah-e be-;hijaab-e naaz te;G-e tez-e ((uryaa;N hai

{226,3}

hu))ii yih ka;srat-e ;Gam se talaf kaifiyyat-e shaadii
kih .sub;h-e ((iid mujh ko bad-tar az chaak-e garebaa;N hai

{226,4}

dil-o-dii;n naqd laa saaqii se gar saudaa kiyaa chaahe
kih us baazaar me;N saa;Gar mataa((-e dast-gardaa;N hai

{226,5}

;Gam aa;Gosh-e balaa me;N parvarish detaa hai ((aashiq ko
chiraa;G-e raushan apnaa qulzum-e .sar.sar kaa marjaa;N hai

An unpublished verse from the first of the two original ghazals:

{226,6x}

takalluf-saaz-e rusvaa))ii hai ;Gaafil sharm-e ra((naa))ii
dil-e ;xuu;N-gashtah dar dast-e ;hinaa-aaluudah ((uryaa;N hai

An unpublished verse from the second of the two original ghazals:

{226,7x}

asad jam((iiyat-e dil dar-kinaar-e be-;xvudii ;xvush-tar
do-((aalam aagahii saamaan-e yak ;xvaab-e pareshaa;N hai