gham mujhe hasrat mujhe vahashat mujhe sauda mujheek dil deke khuda ne de diya kya kya mujhehai husulearazu ka raz tarkearazumain ne duniya chod di to mil gai duniya mujhekah ki soya hun ye apne iztarabeshauq sejab wo aayen qabr par fauran jaga dena mujhesubah tak kya kya teri umeed ne tane diyeaa gaya tha shamegam ek neend ka jhonka mujheye namazeishq hai kaisa adab kisaka adabapne payenamaz par karne do sajda mujhedekhte hi dekhte duniya se main uth jaungadekhati ki dekhati rah kjayegi duniya mujhegham mujhe hasrat mujhe vahashat mujhe sauda mujheek dil deke khuda ne de diya kya kya mujhehai husulearazu ka raz tarkearazumain ne duniya chod di to mil gai duniya mujhekah ki soya hun ye apne iztarabeshauq sejab wo aayen qabr par fauran jaga dena mujhesubah tak kya kya teri umeed ne tane diyeaa gaya tha shamegam ek neend ka jhonka mujheye namazeishq hai kaisa adab kisaka adabapne payenamaz par karne do sajda mujhedekhte hi dekhte duniya se main uth jaungadekhati ki dekhati rah kjayegi duniya mujhePoet of the poem/ghazal or Nazam: Seemab Akbarabadi

gham mujhe hasrat mujhe vahashat mujhe sauda mujheek dil deke khuda ne de diya kya kya mujhehai husulearazu ka raz tarkearazumain ne duniya chod di to mil gai duniya mujhekah ki soya hun ye apne iztarabeshauq sejab wo aayen qabr par fauran jaga dena mujhesubah tak kya kya teri umeed ne tane diyeaa gaya tha shamegam ek neend ka jhonka mujheye namazeishq hai kaisa adab kisaka adabapne payenamaz par karne do sajda mujhedekhte hi dekhte duniya se main uth jaungadekhati ki dekhati rah kjayegi duniya mujhegham mujhe hasrat mujhe vahashat mujhe sauda mujheek dil deke khuda ne de diya kya kya mujhehai husulearazu ka raz tarkearazumain ne duniya chod di to mil gai duniya mujhekah ki soya hun ye apne iztarabeshauq sejab wo aayen qabr par fauran jaga dena mujhesubah tak kya kya teri umeed ne tane diyeaa gaya tha shamegam ek neend ka jhonka mujheye namazeishq hai kaisa adab kisaka adabapne payenamaz par karne do sajda mujhedekhte hi dekhte duniya se main uth jaungadekhati ki dekhati rah kjayegi duniya mujhePoet of the poem/ghazal or Nazam: Seemab Akbarabadi

ae meri hamraqs mujh ko tham lezindagi se bhag kar aaya hun maindar se larazan hun kaheen aisa na horaqsgah ke chor daravaze se aakar zindagidhundh le mujh ko nishan pa le meraaur jurmeaish karte dekh leae meri hamraqs mujh ko tham leraqs ke ye gardishenek mubaham aasiya ke daur hainkaisi sargarmi se gham ko raundata jata hun mainjee mein kehta hun ki hanraqsgah mein zindagi ke jhankane se peshtarkulfaton ka sangreza ek bhi rahane na payeae meri hamraqs mujh ko tham lezindagi mere liyeek khuni bhediye se kam nahiae hasinoajanabi aurat usi ke dar se mainho raha hun lamha lamha aur bhi tere qaribjanata hun tu meri jan bhi nahitujh se milane ka phir imkan bhi nahitu meri aarazuon ke magar tamsil haijo rahi mujh se gurezan aj takae meri hamraqs mujh ko tham leahadeparina ka main insan nahibandagi se is darodivar keho chuki hain khvahishen besozorangonatavanjism se tere lipat sakata to hunzindagi par main jhapat sakata nahiis liye ab tham leae hasinoajanabi aurat mujhe ab tham le           Poet of The Poem / Ghazal or Nazam :Noon Meem Rashid

chede main ne kabhi laborukhsar ke qissegahe gulobulbul ke hikayat ko nikharagahe kisi shahazade ke afsane sunayegahe kya duniyaeparistan ka nazaramain khoya raha jinomalaik ke jahan meinhar lahaja agarche mujhe aadam ne pukarabarason yun hi diljamieaurang ke khatirsau phul khilaye kabhi sau zakhm kharidemain likhata raha hijv bagavat manshun kemain padhata raha qasrnashinon ke qasideubhara bhi agar dil mein koi jazabaesarkashis khauf se chup tha ke koi honth na si delekin ye tilismat bhi ta der na rah payeaakhir maiominaodafochang bhi tutteyun dastogareban hua insanokhudabandnakhachir to tadape qafaserang bhi tuteis kashmakashezarraoanjum ke fiza meinkashkol to kya afsaroaurang bhi tutemain dekh raha tha mere yaron ne badhakarqatil ko pukara kabhi maqtal ko sada digahe rasnodar ke aagosh mein jhulegahe haramodair ke buniyad hila dijis aag se bharpur tha mahaul ka sinawo aag mere lauhoqalam ko bhi pila diaur aj shikasta hua har tauqetalaiab fan mera darbar ke jagir nahi haiab mera hunar hai mere jamahur ke daulatab mera junun kaifetazir nahi haiab dil pe jo guzaregi betok kahungaab mere qalam main koi zanjir nahi haiPoet of the poem/ghazal or Nazam: Ahmed Faraz

chede main ne kabhi laborukhsar ke qissegahe gulobulbul ke hikayat ko nikharagahe kisi shahazade ke afsane sunayegahe kya duniyaeparistan ka nazaramain khoya raha jinomalaik ke jahan meinhar lahaja agarche mujhe aadam ne pukarabarason yun hi diljamieaurang ke khatirsau phul khilaye kabhi sau zakhm kharidemain likhata raha hijv bagavat manshun kemain padhata raha qasrnashinon ke qasideubhara bhi agar dil mein koi jazabaesarkashis khauf se chup tha ke koi honth na si delekin ye tilismat bhi ta der na rah payeaakhir maiominaodafochang bhi tutteyun dastogareban hua insanokhudabandnakhachir to tadape qafaserang bhi tuteis kashmakashezarraoanjum ke fiza meinkashkol to kya afsaroaurang bhi tutemain dekh raha tha mere yaron ne badhakarqatil ko pukara kabhi maqtal ko sada digahe rasnodar ke aagosh mein jhulegahe haramodair ke buniyad hila dijis aag se bharpur tha mahaul ka sinawo aag mere lauhoqalam ko bhi pila diaur aj shikasta hua har tauqetalaiab fan mera darbar ke jagir nahi haiab mera hunar hai mere jamahur ke daulatab mera junun kaifetazir nahi haiab dil pe jo guzaregi betok kahungaab mere qalam main koi zanjir nahi haiPoet of the poem/ghazal or Nazam: Ahmed Faraz

aqs karne ka mila hukm jo dariyaon meinhum ne khush hoke bhanvar bandh liye paon meinun ko bhi hai kisi bhige hue manzar ke talashbund tak bo na sake jo kabhi saharaon meinae mere hamsafaron tumbhi thakehare hodhup ke tum to milavat na karo chaon meinjo bhi aata hai batata hai naya koi ilajbaat na jaye tera bimar masihaon meinhausla kis mein hai yusuf ke kharidari kaab to mahangai ke charche hai zulaikhaon meinmoderator’s note:references to yusuf and zulaikha can befound in various ghazals and nazms yusuf (joseph), son ofyaqub (jacob) was a very handsome man he was sold inmarket of egypt where he was bought by zulaikha zulaikhamarried him after her husband diedjis barahaman ne kaha hai ke ye saal acha haius ko dafnao mere hath ke rekhaon meinmoderator’s note:the first misra (line) is obviously a reference to ghalib’s“ik barhamin ne kaha hai ki ye saal acha hai”wo khuda hai kisi tute hue dil mein hogamasjidon mein use dhundho na kalisaon meinhum ko aapas mein muhabbat nahi karne deteik yahi aib hai is shahar ke danaon meinmujh se karte hain “qateel” is liye kuch log hasadkyon mere sher hain maqabul hasinaon mein  Poet of The Poem / Ghazal or Nazam :Qateel Shifai

aushan kaheen bahar ke imkan huye to haingulashan mein chak chand gareban huye to hainab bhi khizan ka raj hai lekin kaheen kaheengoshe rahechaman mein gazalkhvan huye to hainthahari huyi hai shab ke siyahi waheen magarkuch kuch sahar ke rang parafshan huye to hainin mein lahu jala ho hamara ke janodilmahafil mein kuch chirag farozan huye to hainhan kaj karo kulah ke sab kuch luta ke humab beniyazegardishedauran huye to hainahaleqafas ke subahechaman mein khulegi aankhbadesaba se vadaepaiman huye to hainhai dasht ab abhi dasht magar khunepa se “faiz”sairab chand kharemugelan huye to hainraushan kaheen bahar ke imkan huye to haingulashan mein chak chand gareban huye to hainab bhi khizan ka raj hai lekin kaheen kaheengoshe rahechaman mein gazalkhvan huye to hainthahari huyi hai shab ke siyahi waheen magarkuch kuch sahar ke rang parafshan huye to hainin mein lahu jala ho hamara ke janodilmahafil mein kuch chirag farozan huye to hainhan kaj karo kulah ke sab kuch luta ke humab beniyazegardishedauran huye to hainahaleqafas ke subahechaman mein khulegi aankhbadesaba se vadaepaiman huye to hainhai dasht ab abhi dasht magar khunepa se “faiz”sairab chand kharemugelan huye to hainPoet of The Poem / Ghazal or Nazam :Faiz Ahmed Faiz

yahin ke thi mohabbat ke sabaq ke ibtada main neyahin ke jurrateizhareharfemudd’a main neyahin dekhe the ishvenazoandazehaya main neyahin pahale suni thi dil dhadakane ke sada main neyahin kheton mein pani ke kinare yaad hai ab bhidilon mein izdahamearazu lab band rehte thenazar se guftagu hoti thi dam ulfat ka bharate thena mathe par shikan hoti, na jab tevar badalate thekhuda bhi muskura deta tha jab hum pyar karte theyahin kheton mein pani ke kinare yaad hai ab bhiwo kya aata ke goya daur mein jamesharab aatawo kya aata rangili ragani rangin rabab aatamujhe ranginiyon mein rangane wo rangin sahab aatalabon ke mein pilane jhumata masteshabab aatayahin kheton mein pani ke kinaro yaad hai ab bhihaya ke bojh se jab har qadam par lagazishen hotinfazan mein muntasar rangin badan ke larazishen hotinrababedil ke taron mein musalasil jumbishen hotinkhifaeraz ke purlutf baham koshishen hotinyahin kheton mein pani ke kinare yaad hai ab bhibalaefikrefarda hum se koson dur hoti thisururesarmadi se zindagi mamur hoti thihamari khilwatemasum rashqetur hoti thimalak jhula jhulate the gazalkhwan hur hoti thiyahin kheton mein pani ke kinare yaad hai ab bhina ab wo khet baqi hain na wo aaberawan baqimagar us aisherafta ka hai ik dhundala nishan baqiPoet of the Poem/Ghazal or Nazam: Makhdoom Mohiuddin

yahin ke thi mohabbat ke sabaq ke ibtada main neyahin ke jurrateizhareharfemudd’a main neyahin dekhe the ishvenazoandazehaya main neyahin pahale suni thi dil dhadakane ke sada main neyahin kheton mein pani ke kinare yaad hai ab bhidilon mein izdahamearazu lab band rehte thenazar se guftagu hoti thi dam ulfat ka bharate thena mathe par shikan hoti, na jab tevar badalate thekhuda bhi muskura deta tha jab hum pyar karte theyahin kheton mein pani ke kinare yaad hai ab bhiwo kya aata ke goya daur mein jamesharab aatawo kya aata rangili ragani rangin rabab aatamujhe ranginiyon mein rangane wo rangin sahab aatalabon ke mein pilane jhumata masteshabab aatayahin kheton mein pani ke kinaro yaad hai ab bhihaya ke bojh se jab har qadam par lagazishen hotinfazan mein muntasar rangin badan ke larazishen hotinrababedil ke taron mein musalasil jumbishen hotinkhifaeraz ke purlutf baham koshishen hotinyahin kheton mein pani ke kinare yaad hai ab bhibalaefikrefarda hum se koson dur hoti thisururesarmadi se zindagi mamur hoti thihamari khilwatemasum rashqetur hoti thimalak jhula jhulate the gazalkhwan hur hoti thiyahin kheton mein pani ke kinare yaad hai ab bhina ab wo khet baqi hain na wo aaberawan baqimagar us aisherafta ka hai ik dhundala nishan baqiPoet of the Poem/Ghazal or Nazam: Makhdoom Mohiuddin

gaye dinon ka surag lekar kidhar se aaya kidhar gaya woajeeb manus ajanabi tha mujhe to hairan kar gaya wokhushi ki rut ho ki gham ka mausum nazar use dhundhati hai har damwo buegul tha ki nagmaejan mere to dil mein utar gaya wowo maikade ko jaganevala wo raat ki neend udanevalana jane kya us ki jee mein aayi ki sham hote hi ghar gaya wokuch ab sambhalane lagi hai jan bhi badal chala rang aasman bhijo raat bhari thi tal gai hai jo din kada tha guzar gaya woshikastapa rah mein khada hun gaye dinon ko bula raha hunjo qafila mera hamsafar tha mislegardesafar gaya wobas ek manzil hai bulhavas ki hazar raste hain ahaledil kiye hi to hai farq mujh mein us mein guzar gaya main thahar gaya wowo jis ki shane pe hath rakh kar safar kiya tune mannzilon kateri gali se na jane q aj sar jhukaye guzar gaya wowo hijr ki raat ka sitara wo hamnafas hamsukhan hamarasada rahe us ka naam pyara suna hai kal raat mar gaya wobas ek moti si chab dikhakar bas ek mithi si dhun suna karsitaraesham ban ki aaya barangekhayalesahar gaya wona ab wo yadon ka chadhata dariya na fursaton ki udas barkhayun hi zara si kasak hai dil mein jo zakhm gahara tha bhar gaya wowo raat ka benava musafir wo tera shayar wo tera ‘nasir’teri gali tak to hum ne dekha phir na jane kidhar gaya woPoet of the poem/ghazal or Nazam:Nasir Kazmi

gaye dinon ka surag lekar kidhar se aaya kidhar gaya woajeeb manus ajanabi tha mujhe to hairan kar gaya wokhushi ki rut ho ki gham ka mausum nazar use dhundhati hai har damwo buegul tha ki nagmaejan mere to dil mein utar gaya wowo maikade ko jaganevala wo raat ki neend udanevalana jane kya us ki jee mein aayi ki sham hote hi ghar gaya wokuch ab sambhalane lagi hai jan bhi badal chala rang aasman bhijo raat bhari thi tal gai hai jo din kada tha guzar gaya woshikastapa rah mein khada hun gaye dinon ko bula raha hunjo qafila mera hamsafar tha mislegardesafar gaya wobas ek manzil hai bulhavas ki hazar raste hain ahaledil kiye hi to hai farq mujh mein us mein guzar gaya main thahar gaya wowo jis ki shane pe hath rakh kar safar kiya tune mannzilon kateri gali se na jane q aj sar jhukaye guzar gaya wowo hijr ki raat ka sitara wo hamnafas hamsukhan hamarasada rahe us ka naam pyara suna hai kal raat mar gaya wobas ek moti si chab dikhakar bas ek mithi si dhun suna karsitaraesham ban ki aaya barangekhayalesahar gaya wona ab wo yadon ka chadhata dariya na fursaton ki udas barkhayun hi zara si kasak hai dil mein jo zakhm gahara tha bhar gaya wowo raat ka benava musafir wo tera shayar wo tera ‘nasir’teri gali tak to hum ne dekha phir na jane kidhar gaya woPoet of the poem/ghazal or Nazam:Nasir Kazmi

chupake chupake rat din aansu bahana yad haihum ko ab tak aashiqi ka wo zamana yad haibahazaran iztirabosadhazaran ishtiyaqtujhase wo pahale pahal dil ka lagana yad haitujhase milate hi wo bebak ho jana meraaur tera daton mein wo ungali dabana yad haikhinch lena wo mera parde ka kona daffatanaur dupatte se tera wo munh chupana yad haijan kar sota tujhe wo qasaepabosi meraaur tera thukra ke sar wo muskurana yad haitujh ko jab tanha kabhi pana to azrahelihazhaledil baton hi baton mein jatana yad haijab siva mere tumhara koi divana na thasach kaho kya tum ko bhi wo karkhana yad haigair ke nazaron se bachakar sab ke marzi ke khilafwo tera chori chipe raton ko aana yad haiaa gaya gar vasl ke shab bhi kaheen zikrefiraqwo tera ro ro ke mujhako bhi rulana yad haidopahar ke dhup mein mere bulane ke liyewo tera kothe pe nange paon aana yad haidekhana mujhako jo bargashta to sau sau naz sejab mana lena to phir khud ruth jana yad haichori chori hum se tum aa kar mile the jis jagahmuddaten guzarin par ab tak wo thikana yad haiberukhi ke sath sunana dardedil ke dastanaur tera hathon mein wo kangan ghumana yad haivaqterukhsat alvida ka lafz kahane ke liyewo tere sukhe labon ka thartharana yad haibavajudeiddaeittaqa ‘hasrat’ mujheaj tak ahadehavas ka ye fasana yad haiPoet of the poem/ghazal or Nazam: Hasrat Mohani

chupake chupake rat din aansu bahana yad haihum ko ab tak aashiqi ka wo zamana yad haibahazaran iztirabosadhazaran ishtiyaqtujhase wo pahale pahal dil ka lagana yad haitujhase milate hi wo bebak ho jana meraaur tera daton mein wo ungali dabana yad haikhinch lena wo mera parde ka kona daffatanaur dupatte se tera wo munh chupana yad haijan kar sota tujhe wo qasaepabosi meraaur tera thukra ke sar wo muskurana yad haitujh ko jab tanha kabhi pana to azrahelihazhaledil baton hi baton mein jatana yad haijab siva mere tumhara koi divana na thasach kaho kya tum ko bhi wo karkhana yad haigair ke nazaron se bachakar sab ke marzi ke khilafwo tera chori chipe raton ko aana yad haiaa gaya gar vasl ke shab bhi kaheen zikrefiraqwo tera ro ro ke mujhako bhi rulana yad haidopahar ke dhup mein mere bulane ke liyewo tera kothe pe nange paon aana yad haidekhana mujhako jo bargashta to sau sau naz sejab mana lena to phir khud ruth jana yad haichori chori hum se tum aa kar mile the jis jagahmuddaten guzarin par ab tak wo thikana yad haiberukhi ke sath sunana dardedil ke dastanaur tera hathon mein wo kangan ghumana yad haivaqterukhsat alvida ka lafz kahane ke liyewo tere sukhe labon ka thartharana yad haibavajudeiddaeittaqa ‘hasrat’ mujheaj tak ahadehavas ka ye fasana yad haiPoet of the poem/ghazal or Nazam: Hasrat Mohani

ye kuche ye nilam ghar dilkashi keye lutate hue karawan zindagi kekahan hain, kahan hain muhafiz khudi ke?sanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?ye purpench galiyan, ye bekhab bazarye gumanam rahi, ye sikkon ke jhankarye ismat ke saude, ye saudon pe takararsanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?ta’affun se pur nimroshan ye galiyanye masali hui adhkhili zard kaliyanye bikati hui khokali rangraliyansanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?wo ujale darichon mai payal ke chanchantanaffus ke ulajhan pe tabale ke dhandhanye beruh kamaron mai khansi ke dhandhansanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?ye gunje hue qahqahe raston parye charon taraf bhid si khidakiyon parye aawazen khinchate hue aanchalon parsanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?ye phoolon ke gajare, ye pikon ke chinteye bebak nazaren, ye gustakh fiqareye dhalake badan aur ye madaquq cheharesanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?ye bhuki nigahen hasinon ke janibye badate hue hath sinon ke janiblapakate hue panv zinon ke janibsanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?yahan pir bhi aa chuke hain jawan bhitanumand bete bhi, abba miyan bhiye biwi bhi hai aur bahan bhi hai, man bhisanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?madad chahati hai ye hawwa ke betiyashoda ke hamjins radha ke betipayambar ke ummat zulaikha ke betisanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?zara mulk ke rahbaron ko bulaoye kuche ye galiyan ye manzar dikhaosanakhwanetaqdisemashriq ko laosanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?Poet of the poem/ghazal or Nazam: Sahir Ludhianvi

ye kuche ye nilam ghar dilkashi keye lutate hue karawan zindagi kekahan hain, kahan hain muhafiz khudi ke?sanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?ye purpench galiyan, ye bekhab bazarye gumanam rahi, ye sikkon ke jhankarye ismat ke saude, ye saudon pe takararsanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?ta’affun se pur nimroshan ye galiyanye masali hui adhkhili zard kaliyanye bikati hui khokali rangraliyansanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?wo ujale darichon mai payal ke chanchantanaffus ke ulajhan pe tabale ke dhandhanye beruh kamaron mai khansi ke dhandhansanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?ye gunje hue qahqahe raston parye charon taraf bhid si khidakiyon parye aawazen khinchate hue aanchalon parsanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?ye phoolon ke gajare, ye pikon ke chinteye bebak nazaren, ye gustakh fiqareye dhalake badan aur ye madaquq cheharesanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?ye bhuki nigahen hasinon ke janibye badate hue hath sinon ke janiblapakate hue panv zinon ke janibsanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?yahan pir bhi aa chuke hain jawan bhitanumand bete bhi, abba miyan bhiye biwi bhi hai aur bahan bhi hai, man bhisanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?madad chahati hai ye hawwa ke betiyashoda ke hamjins radha ke betipayambar ke ummat zulaikha ke betisanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?zara mulk ke rahbaron ko bulaoye kuche ye galiyan ye manzar dikhaosanakhwanetaqdisemashriq ko laosanakhwanetaqdisemashriq kahan hain?Poet of the poem/ghazal or Nazam: Sahir Ludhianvi