Saza ka hal sunaye jaza ke baat karenkhuda mila ho jinhen wo khuda ke baat karenunhen pata bhi chalen aur wo khafa bhi na hois ehatiyat se kya maza ke baat karenhamare ahad ke tahazib mein qaba hi nahiagar qaba ho to band-e-qaba ke baat karenhar ek daur ka mazahab naya khuda latakaren to hum bhi magar kis khuda ke baat karenvafashiyar kai hain koi hasin bhi to hochalo phir aj usi bevafa ke baat karen

Teri umeed tera intazar jab se haina shab ko din se shikayat na din ko shab se haikisi ka dard ho karte hain tere naam raqamgila hai jo bhi kisi se teri sabab se haihua hai jab se dil-e-nasabur beqabukalam tujhase nazar ko badi adab se haiagar sharar hai to bhadake, jo phul hai to khiletarah tarah ke talab tere rang-e-lab se haikahan gaye shab-e-furqat ke jaganevalesitara-e-sahar ham-kalam kab se hai

Chand tanha hai aasman tanhadil mila hai kahan kahan tanhabujh gai aas chup gaya tarathartharata raha dhuan tanhazindagi kya isi ko kahate hainjism tanha hai aur jan tanhahamsafar koi gar mile bhi kaheendonon chalate rahe tanha tanhajalati bujhati si raushani ke paresimata simata sa ek makan tanharah dekha karega sadiyon takchod jayenge ye jahan tanha Poet of the poem or ghazal or nazam is Meena Kumari Naaz

Sham ke sanvale chehare ko nikhara jayekyon na sagar se koi chand ubhara jayeras aaya nahi taskin ka sahil koiphir mujhe pyas ke dariya mein utara jayemeharaban teri nazar, teri adayen qatiltujh ko kis naam se ae dost pukara jayemujhko dar hai tere wade pe bharosa karakemuft mein ye dil-e-khushafaham na mara jayejisake dam se tere din-rat darakhshan the “qateel”kaise ab us ke bina waqt guzra jaye

Jo bhi guncha tere hothon par khila karta haiwo meri tangi-e-daman ka gila karta haider se aj mera sar hai tere zanon parye wo rutba hai jo shahon ko mila karta haimain to baitha hun dabaye huye tufanon kotu mere dil ke dhadakane ka gila karta hairaat yon chand ko dekha hai nadi mein raksanjaise jhumar tere mathe pe hila karta haikon kafir tujhe ilzam-e-tagaful degajo bhi karta hai muhabbat ka gila karta hai

Jite-ji kucha-e-dildar se jaya na gayaus ke divar ka sar se mere saya na gayadil ke tain aatish-e-hijran se bachaya na gayaghar jala samane par hum se bujhaya na gayakya tunak hausla the dida-o-dil apne aahek dam raz mohabbat ka chupaya na gayadil jo didar ka qayel ke bahot bhuka thais sitam-kushta se yak zakhm bhi khaya na gayashahar-e-dil aah ajab jaye thi par uske gayeaisa ujada ki kisi tarah basaya na gaya

Wo dil hi kya tere milane ke jo dua na karemain tujh ko bhool ke zinda rahun khuda na karerahega sath tera pyar zindagi banakarye aur baat meri zindagi wafa na kareye thik hai nahi marata koi judai meinkhuda kisi se kisi ko magar juda na karesuna hai usako mohabbat duayen deti haijo dil pe chot to khaye magar gila na karezamana dekh chuka hai parakh chuka hai use“qateel” jan se jaye par iltaja na kare

Tujhe qasam hai saqiya sharab la sharab deutha subu nazar mila sharab la sharab dehar ek aisa jam ho ke jis pe tera naam hotu apne naam ke pila sharab la sharab dena dil mein koi gham rahe na meri aankh naam rahehar ek dard ko mita sharab la sharab debahut hasin raat hai tera hasin sath hainashe mein kuch nasha mila sharab la sharab desurur hai khumar hai bahar hi bahar haimagar zara ae dilruba sharab la sharab de

Jab tera hukm mila tark muhabbat kar didil magar is pe wo dhadhaka ki qayamat kar ditujh se kis tarah main izhar-e-tamanna kartalafz sujha to mani ne bagavat kar dimain to samajha tha ki laut aate hain jane waletune jakar to judai meri qismat kar dimujh ko dushman ke iradon pe bhi pyar aata haiteri ulfat ne muhabbat meri aadat kar dipuch baitha hun main tujh se tere kuche ka patateri halat ne kaisi teri surat kar di

Mera dil bhi shauq se todo ek tajurba aur sahilakh khilone tod chuke ho ek khilona aur sahiraat hai gham ke aj bujha do jalta hua har ek chiragdil mein andhera ho hi chuka hai ghar mein andhera aur sahidam hai nikalata hai ik aashiq ka bheed hai aa kar dekh to lolakh tamashe dekhe honge ek nazara aur sahikhanjar le kar sochate kya ho qatl “murad” bhi kar dalodaag hain sau daman pe tumhare ek izafa aur sahi

Kaise kah dun ki mulaqat nahi hoti hairoz milate hain magar baat nahi hoti haiaap lillah na dekha karen aaina kabhidil ka aa jana badi baat nahi hoti haichup ke rota hun teri yaad mein duniya bhar sekab meri aankh se barsat nahi hoti haihal-e-dil puchane wale teri duniya mein kabhidin to hota hai magar raat nahi hoti haijab bhi milate hain to kahate hain kaise ho “shakeel”is se aage to koi baat nahi hoti hai

Khulata nahi hai hal kisi par kahe bagairpar dil ke jan lete hain dilbar kahe bagairmain kyunkar kahun tum aao ki dil ke kashish se woaayenge daude aap mere ghar kahe bagairkya tab kya majal hamari ki bosa lainlab ko tumhare lab se milakar kahe bagairbedard tu sune na sune lek dard-e-dilrehta nahi hai aashiq-e-muztar kahe bagairtaqdir ke siva nahi milta kaheen se bhidilavata ae “zafar” hai muqaddar kahe bagai

Aankhon mein bas ke dil mein sama kar chale gayekhvabida zindagi thi jaga kar chale gayechehare tak aastin wo lakar chale gayekya raz tha ki jis ko chipakar chale gayerag rag mein is tarah wo sama kar chale gayejaise mujh hi ko mujhase churakar chale gayeaaye the dil ke pyas bujhane ke vasteik aag si wo aur laga kar chale gayelab thar-thara ke rah gaye lekin wo ae “jigar”jate huye nigah milakar chale gaye 

Meri zindagi kisi aur ki, mere naam ka koi aur haimera aks hai sar-e-aina, pase aaina koi aur haimeri dhadakanon mein hai chap si, ye judai bhi hai milap simujhe kya pata, mere dil bata, mere sath kya koi aur haina gae dinon ko khabar meri, na sharik-e-hal nazar teritere des men, mere bhes men, koi aur tha koi aur haiwo meri taraf nigaran rahe, mera dhyan jane kahan rahemeri aankh mein kai suraten, mujhe chahata koi aur hai

Mera jee hai jab tak teri justaju haizaban jab talak hai yahi guftagu haikhuda jane kya hoga anjam is kamain besabar itna hun wo tund khu haitamanna hai teri agar hai tamannateri aarzoo hai, agar aarzoo haikiya sair hum ne gulzar-e-duniyagul-e-dosti mein ajab rang-o-bu haiganimat hai ye did wa did-e-yaranjahan mund gayi aankh, main hun na tu hainazar mere dil ki padi “dard” kis parjidhar dekhata hun wahi ru-ba-ru hai