Kamaran yun tha mera bakht-e-javan kal raat kojhuk raha tha mere dar pe aasaman kal raat kohusn jab tha ishq ke ghar mahaman kal raat kouth chuka tha har hijab-e-daramiyan kal raat kokash ban jati hayat-e-javidan kal raat kokis qadar mahbub thi umr-e-ravan kal raat kodil agar tanha mera tir-o-kaman ke zad pe thadil ke zad par bhi rahe tir-o-kaman kal raat koban rahi thi halqa meri zist ke girdab kakuch sunahari kuch rupahali churiyan kal raat koruk gain thi yun zamin-o-asaman ke gardishennim-shab par sham hi ka tha guman kal raat kokya khabar kyon husn ke farmaishon ke bavajudishq ne chedi na apni dastan kal raat kosubah phir lane ko hai lambi judai ka payamye bhi ik aavaz aayi nagahan kal raat ko

Sadagi par us ke mar jane ke hasrat dil mein haibas nahi chalata ki phir khanjar kaf-e-qatil mein haidekhana taqarir ke lazzat ki jo usane kahamainne yah jana ki goya yah bhi mere dil mein haigarache hai kis kis burai se wale ba in hamazikr mera mujh se behatar hai ki us mahafil mein haibas hujum-e-na umidi khak mein mil jayagiyah jo ik lazzat hamari sai-e-behasil mein hairanj-e-rah kyon khenchiye vamandagi ko ishq haiuth nahi sakata hamara jo qadam manzil mein haijalva zar-e-atash-e-dozakh hamara dil sahifitana-e-shor-e-qayamat kis ke aab-o-gil mein haihai dil-e-shorida-e-galib tilism-e-pech-o-tabraham kar apni tamanna par ki kis mushkil mein haiPoet of the poest or Ghazal or Nazam : Mirza Ghali

Jahan talak bhi ye sehra dikhai deta haimeri tarah se akela dikhai deta haina itna tez chale sar-phiri hawa se kahoshajar pe ek hi patta dikhai deta haibura na maniye logon ke aib-jui kainhen to din ka bhi saya dikhai deta haiye ek abr ka tukara kahan kahan barasetamam dasht hi pyasa dikhai deta haiwo alvida ka manzar wo bhigati palakenpas-e-gubar bhi kya kya dikhai deta haimeri nigah se chup kar kahan rahega koike ab to sang bhi shisha dikhai deta haisimat ke rah daye aakhir pahar se qad bhizamin se har koi uncha dikhai deta haiye kis maqam pe lai hai justaju terijahan se arsh bhi nicha dikhai deta haikhili hai dil mein kisi ke badan ke dhup “shakeb”har ek phul sunehara dikhai deta hai

Teri Aankhon Main Mere Dil Ka Naqsha Ho Bhi Sakta HaiJisey Dewaar Samjha Hai Woh, Rasta Ho Bhi Sakta HaiNazar Sey Door Reh Kar Bhi Kisi ki Soch Mein RehnaKisi Key Pass Rehney Ka Tareeqa Ho Bhi Sakta HaiWo Apni Sard Mohri Se Mujhe Had Mein To Rakhta HaiMera Had Sey Guzarney Ka Irada Ho Bhi Sakta HaiBhari Dunya Ka Maila Sath Ho To Kaun Sii MushkilMagar Eik Shakhs Mailey Mein Akaila Ho Bhi Sakta HaiYeh Seedhii Raah Par Chalna Kaha’n Sey Seekh Aaye Ho?Yeh Ra’sta Dostii Ka Hai Yeh Tairha Ho Bhii Sakta HaiMachalta Thokrien Khata Huaa Paani Ka Eik DharaaTeray Dil Tak Pohanchney Ka Bahana Ho Bhi Sakta HaiNikal Kar Band Kamrey Sey Zara Baazar Mein AaoAgar Tum Daikhna Chaho Tamasha Ho Bhi Sakta Hai

Jalta hun hijr-e-shahid-o-yad-e-sharab meinshauq-e-savab ne mujhe dala azab meinkahate hain tum ko hosh nahi iztarab meinsare gile tamam hue ek javab meinphaili shamim-e-yar mere ashk-e-surkh sedil ko gazab fishar hua pech-o-tab meinrehte hain jama kucha-e-janan mein khas-o-amaabad ek ghar hai jahan-e-kharab meinbadanam mere giriya-e-rusava se ho chukeab uzr kya raha nigah-e-behijab meinmatalab ke justaju ne ye kya hal kar diyahasrat bhi nahi dil-e-nakamayab meinnakamiyon se kam raha umr bhar hamenpiri mein yas hai jo havas thi shabab meinkya jalve yaad aaye ke apni khabar nahibe-bada mast hun main shab-e-mahatab meinpaiham sajud pa-e-sanam par dam-e-vida“momin” khuda ko bhool gaye iztarab mein

Zindagi mein to sabhi pyar kiya karte hainmain to mar kar bhi meri jan tujhe chahungatu mila hai to ye ehasas hua hai mujhkoye meri umr mohabbat ke liye thodi haiik zara sa gam-e-dauran ka bhi haq hai jis parmain ne wo sans bhi tere liye rakh chodi haitujh pe ho jaunga quraban tujhe chahungaapne jazbat mein nagmat rachane ke liyemain ne dhadakan ke tarah dil mein basaya hai tujhemain tasavvur bhi judai ka bhala kaise karunmain ne qismat ke lakiron se churaya hai tujhepyar ka ban ke nigehaban tujhe chahungateri har chap se jalate hain khayalon mein chiragjab bhi tu aaye jagata hua jadu aayetujh ko chu lun to phir ae jan-e-tamanna mujhkoder tak apne badan se teri khushbu aayetu baharon ka hai unawan tujhe chahunga

Aao ki koi khwab bunen kal ke vastevarana ye raat aj ke sangin daur kedas legi jan-o-dil ko kuch aise ki jan-o-dilta-umr phir na koi hasin khwab bun sakengo hum se bhagati rahi ye tez-gam umrkhvabon ke aasare pe kati hai tamam umrzulfon ke khvab, honton ke khvab, aur badan ke khwabmeraj-e-fan ke khvab, kamal-e-sukhan ke khwabtahazib-e-zindagi ke, farog-e-vatan ke khwabzindan ke khvab, kucha-e-dar-o-rasan ke khwabye khwab hi to apani javani ke pas theye khwab hi to apne amal ke asas theye khwab mar gaye hain to be-rang hai hayatyun hai ki jaise dast-e-tah-e-sang hai hayataao ki koi khwab bunen kal ke vastevarana ye raat aj ke sangin daur kedas legi jan-o-dil ko kuch aise ki jan-o-dilta-umr phir na koi hasin khwab bun saken

Tujhi se ibtada hai tu hi ik din intaha hogasada-e-saz hogi aur na saz-e-besada hogahamen malum hai hum se suno mahashar mein kya hogasab us ko dekhte honge wo hamako dekhata hogasar-e-mahashar hum aise aasiyon ka aur kya hogadar-e-jannat na va hoga dar-e-rahamat to va hogajahannum ho ki jannat jo bhi hoga faisala hogaye kya kam hai hamara aur us ka samana hoganigah-e-qahar par hi jan-o-dil sab khoye baitha hainigah-e-mehar aashiq par agar hogi to kya hogaye mana bhej dega hum ko mahashar se jahannum meinmagar jo dil pe guzaregi wo dil hi janata hogasamajhata kya hai tu divanagana-e-ishq ko zahidye ho jayenge jis janib usi janib khuda hoga“jigar” ka hath hoga hashr mein aur daman-e-hazaratshikayat ho ki shikwa jo bhi hoga baramala hoga

Wo thaka hua meri bahon mein zara so gaya tha to kya huaabhi main ne dekha hai chand bhi kisi shakh-e-gul pe jhuka huajise le gai hai abhi hawa wo varaq tha dil ke kitab kakaheen aansuon se mita hua kaheen aansuon se likha huakai mil ret ko kat kar koi mauj phul khila gaikoi ped pyas se mar raha hai nadi ke pas khada huamujhe hadason se saja saja ke bahut hasin bana diyamera dil bhi jaise dulhan ka hath ho mehandiyon se racha huawohi khat ke jis pe jagah jagah do mahakate honton ke chand thekisi bhule-bisare se taq par tah-e-gard hoga daba huavahii shahar hai wohi raste wohi ghar hai aur wohi lan bhimagar us dariche se puchana wo darakht anar ka kya huamere sath jugnu hai hamsafar magar is sharar ke bisat kyaye charag koi charag hai na jala hua na bujha hua

Khabar-e-tahayyur-e-ishq sun na junun raha na pari rahina to tu raha na to main raha, jo rahi so bekhabari rahishah-e-bekhudi ne ata kiya mujhe ab libas-e-barahanagina khirad ke bakhiyagari rahi na junun ke pardadari rahichali simt-e-gaib se ik hawa ki chaman zahur ka jal gayamagar ek shakh-e-nihal-e-gham jise dil kahen so hari rahinazar-e-tagaful-e-yar ka gila kis zaban son bayan karunki sharab-e-sad-qadah aarzoo khum-e-dil mein thi so bhari rahiwo ajab ghadi thi main jis ghadi liya dars-e-nuskha-e-ishq kaki kitab-e-aql ke taq mein jyun dhari thi tyun hi dhari rahitere josh-e-hairat-e-husn ka asar is qadar son yahan huaki na aaine mein rahi jila na pari kun jalva-gari rahikiya khak aatish-e-ishq ne dil-e-benava-e-”siraj” konna khatar raha na hazar raha magar ek bekhatari rahi

Ke wafa hum se to gair use jafa kahate hainhoti aayi hai ke achon ko bura kahate hainaj hum apni pareshani-e-khatir un sekahane jate to hain, par dekhiye kya kahate hainagale vaqton ke hain ye log, inhen kuch na kahojo may-o-nagmen ko andoharuba kahate haindil mein aa jae hai, hoti hai jo fursat gash seaur phir kon se nale ko rasa kahate hain?hai par-e-sarahad-e-idarak se apna masjudqible ko, ahal-e-nazar, qiblanuma kahate hainpa-e-afagar pe jab se tujhe raham aaya haikhar-e-rah ko tere hum mehr-e-giya kahate hainik sharar dil mein hai, us se koi ghabarayega kyaaag matalub hai hamako, jo hawa kahate haindekhiye lati hai us shokh ke nakhvat kya rangus ke har baat pe hum nam-e-khuda kahate hainvahashat-o-shefta ab marsiya kahaven shayadmar gaya “ghalib”-e-ashuftanava kahate hain

Na gubar mein na gulab mein mujhedekhanamere dard ke aab-o-tab mein mujhedekhanakisi waqt sham malal mein mujhe sochanakabhi apne dil ke kitab mein mujhe dekhanakisi dhun mein tum bhi jo bastiyon ko tyag doisi rah-e-khanakharab mein mujhe dekhanakisi raat mah-o-najum se mujhepuchanakabhi apni chashm purab mein mujhedekhanaisi dil se ho kar guzar gaye kai karavanke hijraton ke zab mein mujhedekhanamain na mil sakun bhi to kya hua ke fasana hunnai dastan naye bab mein mujhe dekhanamere khar khar saval mein mujhe dhundhanamere geet mein mere khwab mein mujhedekhanamere aansuon ne bujhai thi meri tashnagiisi bargzida sahab mein mujhedekhanawohi ik lamha did tha ke ruka rahamere roz-o-shab ke hisab mein mujhedekhanajo tadap tujhe kisi aaine mein na mil saketo phir aaine ke javab mein mujhedekhana

Tulu-e-shams-e-mufaraqat haipurani kiranen naye makanon ke aanganon mein laraz rahi hainfasil-e-shahar-e-vafa ke rozan chamakate zarron se bhar gai haingaye dinon ke aziz baten nigar subahen gulab ratenbisat-e-dil bhi ajib shay hai hazar jiten hazar matenjudaiyon ke havayen lamhon ke khush matti uda rahi haingai ruton ka malal kab takchalo ke shakhen to tutati hainchalo ke qabron pe khun rone seapani aankhen hi phutati hainye mod wo hai jahan se mere tumhare raste badal gaye hainpurani rahon ko lautana bhi hamari qatadir mein nahike raste bhi hamare qadamon ke sath aage nikal gaye haintulu-e-shams-e-mufaraqat haitum apani aankhon mein jhilmilate huye sitaron ko maut de dogai ruton ke tamam phoolon tamam kharon ko maut de donaye safar ko hayat bakhshoke pichali rahon pe sabt jitne nuqush-e-pa hainwo bar hongehawa u/daye ke tum udao 

Kat hi gai judai bhi kab yun hua ke mar gayetere bhi din guzar gaye mere bhi din guzar gayetu bhi kuch aur aur hai hum bhi kuch aur aur hainjane wo tu kidhar gaya jane wo hum kidhar gayerahon mein hi mile the hum rahen nasib ban gaintu bhi na apne ghar gaya hum bhi na apne ghar gayewo bhi gubar-e-khak tha hum bhi gubar-e-khak thewo bhi kaheen bikhar gaya hum bhi kaheen bikhar gayekoi kinar-e-ab-e-ju baitha hua hai sarnigunkashti kidhar chali gai jane kidhar bhanvar gayetere liye chale the hum tere liye thahar gayetu ne kaha to jee uthe tu ne kaha to mar gayewaqt hi kuch judai ka itna tavil ho gayadil mein tere firaq ke jitne the zakhm bhar gayebarish-e-vasl wo hui sara gubar dhul gayawo bhi nikhar nikhar gaya hum bhi nikhar nikhar gayeitane qarib ho gaye itane raqib ho gayewo bhi “adeem” dar gaya hum bhi “adeem” dar gaye

Tohamaten chand apne zimme dhar chalejis liye aaye the so hum kar chalezindagi hai ya koi tufan haihum to is jine ke hathon mar chalekya hamen kam is gulon se ae sabaek dam aaye idhar udhar chaledosto dekha tamasha yan ka sabtum raho khush hum to apne ghar chaleaah bas jee mat jala tab janiyejab koi afsun tera us par chaleshama ke manind hum is bazm meinchashm-nam aaye the daman-tar chaledhundhate hain aap se usako pareshekh sahib chod ghar bahar chalehum jahan mein aaye the tanhavalesath apne ab use lekar chalejun sharar ae hasti-e-bebud yanbare hum bhi apni bari bhar chaleek main dil resh hun vaisa hi dostzakhm kitanon ka suna hai bhar chalehum na jane paye bahar aap sewo bhi aade aa gaya jidhar chalesaqiya yan lag raha hai chal chalaojab talak bas chal sake sagar chale“dard” kuch malum hai ye log sabkis taraf se aaye the kidhar chale