Tughluqabad

Agra Fort, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 230

11 verses (out of 12); rhyming elements: aa hai
composed 1816; Arshi #179

{230,1}

shabnam bah gul-e laalah nah ;xaalii z adaa hai
daa;G-e dil-e bedard na:zar-gaah-e ;hayaa hai

{230,2}

dil ;xuu;N-shudah-e kashmakash-e ;hasrat-e diidaar
aa))iinah bah dast-e but-e bad-mast ;hinaa hai

{230,3}

shu((le se nah hotii havas-e shu((lah ne jo kii
jii kis qadar afsurdagii-e dil pah jalaa hai

{230,4}

tim;saal me;N terii hai vuh sho;xii kih bah .sad ;zauq
aa))iinah bah andaaz-e gul aa;Gosh-kushaa hai

{230,5}

qumrii kaf-e ;xaakistar-o-bulbul qafas-e rang
ay naalah nishaan-e jigar-e so;xtah kyaa hai

{230,6}

;xuu ne tirii afsurdah kiyaa va;hshat-e dil ko
ma((shuuqii-o-be-;hau.salagii :turfah balaa hai

{230,7}

majbuurii-o-da((vaa-e giriftaarii-e ulfat
dast-e tah-e sang-aamadah paimaan-e vafaa hai

{230,8}

ma((luum hu))aa ;haal-e shahiidaan-e guzashtah
te;G-e sitam aa))iinah-e ta.sviir-numaa hai

{230,9}

ay partav-e ;xvurshiid-e jahaa;N-taab idhar bhii
saaye kii :tara;h ham pah ((ajab vaqt pa;Raa hai

{230,10}

naa-kardah gunaaho;N kii bhii ;hasrat kii mile daad
yaa rab agar in kardah gunaaho;N kii sazaa hai

{230,11}

begaanagii-e ;xalq se bedil nah ho ;Gaalib
ko))ii nahii;N teraa to mirii jaan ;xudaa hai