Jo Mujhe Marghub Ho Wo Sogwari Chahiye

jo mujhe marġhūb ho vo sogvārī chāhiye

mere soyam meñ tumheñ poshāk bhārī chāhiye

taaza ho bāġh-e-tamannā ābiyārī chāhiye

aaj to ai chashm-e-tar kuchh ashk-bārī chāhiye

jab bahār aa.e to kab parhez-gārī chāhiye

sāl-bhar meñ chaar din to bāda-ḳhvārī chāhiye

dil jigar se jab maiñ kahtā huuñ nahīñ aa.egā yaar

kahte haiñ kuchh der to aur intizārī chāhiye

hoñ havās-o-hosh agar baaqī to kyā lutf-e-junūñ

dil na qaabū meñ ho vo be-aḳhtyārī chāhiye

raas aa.e tum ko mulk-e-ishq kī āb-o-havā

āshiqo har-vaqt shaġhl-e-āh-o-zārī chāhiye

vasl kī shab hai vo pahlū meñ haiñ to sone na de

haañ mire dil ab ziyāda be-qarārī chāhiye

maut bekār aatī hai marnā hamārā hai muhāl

aap kī talvār kā ik zaḳhm kaarī chāhiye

rote rote mar ga.e haiñ jo firāq-e-yār meñ

un ko bahr-e-ġhusl mayyat āb-e-jārī chāhiye

sīkhī un se dilrubā.ī aa ga.ī fasl-e-shabāb

āj-kal dil kī taraf se hoshiyārī chāhiye

sar na uTThe terī chaukhaT se na kūche se qadam

tauq bhārī chāhiye zanjīr bhārī chāhiye

ho ziyāda raushnī aur der tak baaqī rahe

merī sham-e-rūh ko mahfil tumhārī chāhiye

aap ke lāo-ni.am ne turfa dikhlāyā tilism

nā-umīdī kahtī hai ummīd-vārī chāhiye

tere chehre ke muqābil ho agar to is tarah

āftāb-e-hashr ko ā.īna-dārī chāhiye

ye tumhārī jā nahīñ āñkhoñ ke vā se haiñ ye dar

dil meñ duuñ tum ko jagah ye parda-dārī chāhiye

baḳhsh detā hai ‘rashīd’ allāh itnī baat par

kar ke isyāñ aadmī ko sharmsārī chāhiye

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