ruKH-e-hayat hai sharminda-e-jamal bahut

rukh-e-hayat hai sharminda-e-jamal bahut
jami hui hai abhi gard-e-mah-o-sal bahut
gurez-pa hai jo mujh se tera visal to kya
mera junun bhi hai aamada-e-zawal bahut
mujhe har aan ye deta hai wasl ki lazzat
wafa-shanas hai tujh se tera khayal bahut
kitab-e-zist ke har ek waraq pe raushan hain
ye teri farda-nigahi ke khad-o-khal bahut
palat gae jo parinde to phir gila kya hai
har ek shakh-e-shajar par bichhe hain jal bahut
tumhein hai naz agar apne husn-e-sarkash par
to mera ishq bhi hai ru-kash-e-jamal bahut
azan-e-subh ki har lai ki tar tut gae
farogh-e-zulmat-e-shab ka hai ye kamal bahut
kisi bhi pyas ke mare ki pyas bujh na saki
samundaron mein to aate rahe uchhaal bahut