aai bahaar shorish-e-tiflan ko kya hua

aai bahaar shorish-e-tiflan ko kya hua
ahl-e-junun kidhar gae yaran ko kya hua
ghunche lahu mein tar nazar aate hain tah-ba-tah
is rashk-e-gul ko dekh gulistan ko kya hua
yaqut-e-lab tera hua kyun khat se jurm-war
zalim ye rashk-e-lal-e-badakhshan ko kya hua
us jama-zeb ghuncha-dahan ko chaman mein dekh
hairan hun main ki gul ke gareban ko kya hua
aane se tere khat ke ye kyun dil-e-girafta hai
batla ki teri zulf-e-pareshan ko kya hua
kyun gard baad se ye udata hai sar pe khak
hun main to ja-e-qais bayaban ko kya hua
rote hi tere gham mein guzarti hai us ki umr
puchha kabhi na tu ne ki 'taban' ko kya hua

aarzu hai main rakhun tere qadam par gar jabin

aarzu hai main rakhun tere qadam par gar jabin
tu uthawe naz se zalim laga thokar jabin
apne ghar mein to bahut patka pa kuchh hasil nahin
ab ke ji mein hai teri chaukhat pe roun dhar jabin
jaisi peshani teri hai ai mere khurshid-ru
chand ki hai raushni mein us se kab behtar jabin
shaikh aa jalwa khuda ka mai-kade mein hai mere
kyun ragadta hai abas kabe ke tu dar par jabin
kya karun tere qadam tak to nahin hai dastaras
naqsh-e-pa hi par tere malta hun main akasr jabin
shaikh gar shaitan se surat nahin milti teri
bas bata daghi hui hai kis tarah yaksar jabin
hai kisi ki bhi teri se aundhi peshani bhala
dekh tu ai shokh apni aaina le kar jabin
aa ke jin hathon se malta tha tere talwon ke tain
pitta hun ab unhin hathon se main akasr jabin
bujh kar naqsh-e-qadam ko tere mehrab-e-dua
mangta hun main murad-e-dil ko rakh is par jabin
chand ka mukhda hai ya aaina ya mushaf ka lauh
ya teri hai ai mere rashk-e-mah-o-akhtar jabin
saf dil 'taban' mukaddar hi kabhu hota nahin
aaina ki haigi raushan dekh le yaksar jabin