Kahne Ko Sab Fasana-E-Ghaib-O-Shuhud Tha

kahne ko sab fasāna-e-ġhaib-o-shuhūd thā

dar-parda isti.āra-e-shauq-o-numūd thā

samjhā na bul-havas kise kahte haiñ intizār

nādāñ asīr-e-kasmakash-e-der-o-zūd thā

kyā āshiqī meñ hausla-e-marg-o-zindagī

ḳhvāb o ḳhayāl marhala-e-hast-o-būd thā

sochā thā mai-kada hī sahī gosha-e-najāt

dekhā to ik hujūm-e-rusūm-o-qayūd thā

jaañ shād-kām-e-bosa-e-pā-e-sanam huī

kitnā buland tāla-e-zauq-e-sujūd thā

ye ishq thā ki jis ne diyā rañg-e-shola-tāb

aalam tamām naqsh-e-sukūt-o-jumūd thā

ai dost ab vo daur-e-ta.ammul guzar chukā

jab dāman-e-nazar pe ġhubār-e-hudūd thā

shab ham ġhazal-sarā the ‘ravish’ bazm-e-nāz meñ

sham-e-adab-shanās ke lab par durūd thā

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