Aur Na Dar-Ba-Dar Phira Aur Na Aazma Mujhe

aur na dar-ba-dar phirā aur na aazmā mujhe

bas mire parda-dār bas! ab nahīñ hausla mujhe

saḳht nazar-fareb hai ā.ina-ḳhāna-e-jamāl

us kī chamak-damak na dekh, dekh bujhā bujhā mujhe

habs-e-hujūm-e-ḳhalq se ghuT ke alag huā to maiñ

qatra ba-sat.h-e-bahar thā chaaT ga.ī havā mujhe

sabr karo muhāsibo vaqt tumheñ batā.egā

dahr ko maiñ ne kyā diyā dahr se kyā milā mujhe

sirf usī ke sāmne ḳhvār kiyā thā aas ne

yaas ne fard fard par aa.ina kar diyā mujhe

tere hī misr kā malāl tere hī najd kā ḳhayāl

shahr-ba-shahr kū-ba-kū gām-ba-gām thā mujhe

kār-gah-e-baqā mujhe zāt-o-hayāt-o-kā.enāt

zāt-o-hayāt-o-kā.enāt dā.era-e-fanā mujhe

zāt-o-hayāt-o-kā.enāt be-sar-o-pā o be-sabāt

be-sar-o-pā o be-sabāt shai se umiid kyā mujhe

raat luġhāt-e-umr se maiñ ne chunā thā ek lafz

lafz bahut ajiib thā yaad nahīñ rahā mujhe

thā guzarāñ guzar gayā vaqt-e-visāl aur bas

ḳhaak bhī chhāntā phirā phir na kabhī milā mujhe

maiñ ne hañsī-ḳhushī use jaane diyā thā haañ magar

ye to muāhida na thā muḌ ke na dekhnā mujhe

shaam us aadmī kī yaad aa.ī jo ek umr ba.ad

jāniye kis azaab meñ kar ga.ī mubtalā mujhe

maiñ ne use shikast dī sīna-ba-sīna lab-ba-lab

sīna-ba-sīna lab-ba-lab us ne harā diyā mujhe

jo na sunā thā dahr se us kī zabāñ se sun liyā

ab mujhe koī kuchh kahe fikr nahīñ zarā mujhe

haiñ tirī mehrbāniyāñ bhūlī huī kahāniyāñ

bhūlī huī kahāniyāñ yaad na ab dilā mujhe

fan ko samajh liyā gayā mahz atiyya-e-falak

sa.ī-o-riyāz kā sila ḳhuub diyā gayā mujhe

mahram-e-ḳhās dekhnā so to nahīñ gayā ‘shu.ūr’

der huī sune hue koī na.ī sadā mujhe

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