gil ka wo ruKH bahaar ke aaghaz se uTha

gil ka wo rukh bahaar ke aaghaz se utha
shoala sa andalib ki aawaz se utha
nau-dast zakhma-war ne mita di had-e-kamal
parde jale tamam dhuan saz se utha
jaise dua-e-nim-shabi ka surud ho
ek shor mai-kade mein is andaz se utha
mahzar liye junun mein sawal-o-jawab ka
parda sa ek dida-e-ghammaz se utha
baqi abhi hai tangi-o-wusat mein ek farq
is ko bhi jumbish-e-lab-e-eajaz se utha
isyan sarisht-o-paki-e-daman ki ek dalil
kya lutf husn-e-tafraqaĜ£pardaz se utha
wo shakhs tha muraqqa-e-mani ki ek zid
rang-e-hazar husn-e-junnun-saz se utha
kante zamin se aur ziyaada hue tulua
ek masala bahaar ke aaghaz se utha
banti mata-e-kashf to kya aaine ki chhut
lazzat hi kuchh ishaara-e-ham-raaz se utha
yarab tu laj rakh mere shauq-e-fuzul ki
duniya hai nind mein meri aawaz se utha
ek manzar-e-kinara-e-baam aur de gaya
partaw sa koi us ke dar-baz se utha
main kya ki mere baad bhi jo log wan gae
koi na us ki anjuman-e-naz se utha
'madni' qafas mein subh hui aur us ke baad
dil se dhuan bhi hasrat-e-parwaz se utha

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diq tujh se kitaben hain bahut karam kitabi
tu dushman-e-duzdida hai khaki ho ki aabi
alfaz ki kheti hai faqat teri chara-gah
mani ki zamin tere sab sayon ne dabi
hone ko teri asl hai sayyaad makin-gah
kahne ko faqat teri haqiqat hai sarabi
tu ne to har ek samt lagai hain surangen
parina ho farman kitaben hun nisabi
baadami ho kaghaz to maza aur hi kuchh hai
luqma hua tahrir ka har maghz shitabi
ghun sath hi gehun ke hai pista hua dekha
bargashta waraq la na saka tujh pe kharabi
kya khub hai ye majlis-e-auraq-e-kuhan bhi
viran kutub-khanon ki dimak teri loby
firdausi-o-khuldun ki kitaben hain hirasan
wo qila-e-mani tera hamla hai jawabi
parda hai khamoshi teri aahang-e-fana ki
bhaunra hai faqat kunj-e-gulistan ka rababi
tu chat gaya danish-e-kohna ki fasilen
buniyaad-e-imarat ko hai dhana teri hobby
aadad ke qalib mein hai to sifr ki taqat
safhat ke surakh ka be-nam hisabi
tarikh ke is cell mein insan ne pai
ek aadh koi mauj-e-nafs wo bhi hababi
bikte sar-e-bazar hain manind-e-zaghaal aaj
jo taza-nafas khwab-e-taghayyur the shahabi
kha jati hai ek din use sab gard-e-zamana
mitti ki wo sahnak ho ki chini ki rakabi
badli hui duniya mein taghayyur ka amal hai
tu kirm-e-kitabi nahin ek kirm-e-khalal hai

haram ka aaina barson se dhundla bhi hai hairan bhi

haram ka aaina barson se dhundla bhi hai hairan bhi
ek afsun-e-barahman hai ki paida bhi hai pinhan bhi
na ja ai nakhuda dariya ki aahista-khirami par
isi dariya mein khwabida hai mauj-e-tund jaulan bhi
kamal-e-jaan-nisari ho gai hai khak parwana
use iksir bhi kahte hain aur khak-e-pareshan bhi
wida-e-shab bhi hai aur shama par ek bankpan bhi hai
hadis-e-shauq bhi hai qissa-e-umr-e-gurezan bhi
na aai yaad teri ye bhi mausam ka taghayyur tha
ye kusht-e-shauq thi parwarda-ha-e-baad-o-baran bhi
ye duniya hai to kya ai ham-nafas tafsir-e-gham kije
wahi aadab-e-mahfil bhi wahi aadab-e-zindan bhi
shua-e-mehr hai ya iltizam-e-zakhm-o-marham hai
ye dagh-e-lala bhi hai shola-e-lal-e-badakhshan bhi