Ye Saat-E-Rangini-E-Afkar Rahegi

ye sā.at-e-rangīnī-e-afkār rahegī

tā-umr yuuñ hī garmī-e-bāzār haigī

ḳhushbū-e-hadīs-e-lab-o-ruḳhsār rahegī

kal itnī javāñ zulf-e-shab-e-tār rahegī

dīvāngī jo be-dar-o-dīvār rahegī

galiyoñ meñ to zanjīr kī jhankār rahegī

chhat kāġhzī miTTī kī ye dīvār rahegī

bārish kī ināyat to lagātār rahegī

duniyā meñ yūñhī raunaq-e-pindār rahegī

kāñdhoñ pe mire sar hai to dastār rahegī

sūkhā huā patta to havāoñ meñ uḌegā

dhartī kī taraf shāḳh-e-samar-dār rahegī

sūraj mirī nas nas meñ pighalne lagā yaaro

phir dil pe ġham-o-dard kī yalġhār rahegī

chaTTān ke kaT jaane kā imkān bahut hai

paanī kī isī tarah jo raftār rahegī

bārish ke darīchoñ se chamakne lagī bijlī

‘saifī’ ye ghanī shab sahar-āsār rahegī

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