ATHAR NAFEES Poetry

Solitude was the only companion of Kunwar Athar Ali Khan, whose pen name was Athar. He remained unmarried all his life. He was born on 22 February 1933 in Aligarh, but migrated to Pakistan in 1948. His association with Jung went on for a long time. Besides this, he worked on a number of posts of var... Read More

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at har tum ne ishq kiya kuchh tum bhi kaho kya haal hua
koī nayā ehsās milā yā sab jaisā ahv

sochte aur jagte sanson ka ek dariya hun main
apne gum-gashta kinaron ke liye bahta hun main
bes

tu mila tha aur mere haal par roya bhi tha
mere sine mein kabhi ek iztirab aisa bhi tha
jis tara

na manzil hun na manzil-ashna hun
misal-e-barg uDta phir raha hun
meri aankhon ke KHushk-o-tar m

dam-ba-dam baDh rahi hai ye kaisi sada shahr walo suno
jaise aae dabe panw sail-e-bala shahr walo

phir koi naya zaKHm naya dard ata ho
us dil ki KHabar le jo tujhe bhul chala ho
ab dil mein sar-

hum bhi badal gae teri tarz-e-ada ke sath sath
rang-e-hina ke sath sath shoKHi-e-pa ke sath sath

itne din ke baad tu aaya hai aaj
sochta hun kis tarah tujh se milun
mere andar jag uThi ek chand

farzanon ki is basti mein ek ajab saudai hai
kis ke liye ye haal hai us ka kaun aisa harjai hai

Karo Phir Se Koi Wada Kabhi Phir Na Bicharne Ka. .
Tumhe Kya Farq Parta Hai Chalo Phir Se Mukar Jan

na sham hai na sawera ajab dayar mein hun
main ek arsa-e-be-rang ke hisar mein hun
sipah-e-ghair

dil ki masarraten nai jaan ka malal hai naya
meri ghazal mein aaj phir ek sawal hai naya
ab jo k

kya baat nirali hai mujh mein kis fan mein aaKHir yakta hun
kyun mere liye tum kuDhte ho main aisa

wo ishq jo hum se ruTh gaya ab us ka haal bataen kya
koi mehr nahin koi qahr nahin phir sachcha sh

be-niyazana har ek rah se guzra bhi karo
shauq-e-nazzara jo Thahrae to Thahra bhi karo
itne shai

sau rang hai kis rang se taswir banaun
mere to kai rup hain kis rup mein aaun
kyun aa ke har ek

kabhi saya hai kabhi dhup muqaddar mera
hota rahta hai yun hi qarz barabar mera
TuT jate hain ka

sukut-e-shab se ek naghma suna hai
wahi kanon mein ab tak gunjta hai
ghanimat hai ki apne gham-z

'athar' tum ne ishq kiya kuchh tum bhi kaho kya haal hua
koi naya ehsas mila ya sab jaisa ahwal hu

wo daur qarib aa raha hai
jab dad-e-hunar na mil sakegi
us shab ka nuzul ho raha hai
jis shab

misl-e-baad-e-saba tere kuche mein ai jaan-e-jaan aae hain
chand saat rahenge chale jaenge sar-gar

lamhon ke azab sah raha hun
main apne wajud ki saza hun
zaKHmon ke gulab khil rahe hain
KHushb

saya mera saya wo
mujh mein aan samaya wo
din nikal aaya aangan mein
raat gae jab aaya wo
mer

phir koi naya zaKHm naya dard ata ho
us dil ki KHabar le jo tujhe bhul chala ho
ab dil mein sar-

raunaq-e-besh-o-kam kis ke hone se hai
mausam-e-KHushk-o-nam kis ke hone se hai
kis ka chehra ba

ai mujh ko fareb dene vaale
maiñ tujh pe yaqīn kar chukā huuñ

lamhon ke azab sah raha hun
main apne wajud ki saza hun
zaKHmon ke gulab khil rahe hain
KHushb

ATHAR NAFEES Poetry

Solitude was the only companion of Kunwar Athar Ali Khan, whose pen name was Athar. He remained unmarried all his life. He was born on 22 February 1933 in Aligarh, but migrated to Pakistan in 1948. His association with Jung went on for a long time. Besides this, he worked on a number of posts of various departments. He was a columnist as well. Though literature had completely absorbed him at Aligarh, but his poetry stretched itself up to its full length in Karachi. Ghazal was his first love, though he penned free verses too. His collection of poetry got published under the title of Kalam from Funoon in Lahore in 1975. He was bedridden for a long period before he died at last on 21 November 1980. ... Read More