Dhum Thi Apni Parsai Ki

dhuum thī apnī pārsā.ī kī

kī bhī aur kis se āshnā.ī kī

kyuuñ baḌhāte ho iḳhtilāt bahut

ham ko tāqat nahīñ judā.ī kī

muñh kahāñ tak chhupāoge ham se

tum ko aadat hai ḳhud-numā.ī kī

laag meñ haiñ lagāo kī bāteñ

sulh meñ chheḌ hai laḌā.ī kī

milte ġhairoñ se ho milo lekin

ham se bāteñ karo safā.ī kī

dil rahā pā-e-band-e-ulfat-e-dām

thī abas aarzū rihā.ī kī

dil bhī pahlū meñ ho to yaañ kis se

rakhiye ummīd dilrubā.ī kī

shahr o dariyā se baaġh o sahrā se

bū nahīñ aatī āshnā.ī kī

na milā koī ġhārat-e-īmāñ

rah ga.ī sharm pārsā.ī kī

baḳht-e-ham-dastāni-e-shaidā

tū ne āḳhir ko nā-rasā.ī kī

sohbat-e-gāh-gāhi-e-rashkī

tū ne bhī ham se bevafā.ī kī

maut kī tarah jis se Darte the

saa.at aa pahuñchī us judā.ī kī

zinda phirne kī hai havas ‘hālī’

intihā hai ye be-hayā.ī kī

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