Mata-O-Mal-E-Hawas Hubb-E-Al Samne Hai

matā-o-māl-e-havas hubb-e-āl sāmne hai

shikār ḳhud ko bachā dekh jaal sāmne hai

ḳhayāl-e-kohna muqayyad hai terī sochoñ meñ

rihā.ī de ki sazā yarġhamāl sāmne hai

mujhe malāl hai apnī falak-nashīnī par

yahī uruuj kī had phir zavāl sāmne hai

ragoñ meñ ḳhuun ke badle machal rahī hai aag

ziyāñ badan kā na jaañ kā vabāl sāmne hai

yahī hai kāba-e-maqsūd isī se jalva-e-arsh

uThā le chaah se qūt-e-halāl sāmne hai

vo bā-kamāl siyāq o sabāq par haavī

guzishta us kī nazar meñ ma.aal sāmne hai

sazā kī himmat-e-ālī bhī ho ga.ī paspā

hazār-hā araq-e-infi.āl sāmne hai

ḳhulūs sikka-e-uftāda jeb-e-hastī kā

uThā ke Daal de dast-e-savāl sāmne hai

hamāre sabr kī had ham pe āshkārā ho

musabbibā sabab-e-ishti.āl sāmne hai

mujhe aziiz hai sahrā-e-mumkināt kī sair

ye aur baat ki bāġh-e-muhāl sāmne hai

nazar ba-ḳhair ho ‘rāhī’ ki bū-e-gul kī tarah

chhupā hai vo magar us kā jamāl sāmne hai

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