Aah ko chaahiye ik umr asar hone

Aah Ko Chaahiye Ik Umr Asar Hone Tak
Kaun Jiitaa Hai Terii Zulf Ke Sar Hone Tak
Daam Har Mauj Men Hai Halqaa-E-Sadkaam-E-Nahang
Dekhen Kyaa Guzare Hai Qatare Pe Gauhar Hone Tak
[Daam = Net/trap; Mauj = Wave; Halqaa = Ring/circle]
[Sad = Hundred; Nahang = Crocodile; Gauhar = Pearl]
Aashiqii Sabr-Talab Aur Tamannaa Betaab
Dil Kaa Kyaa Rang Karuun Khuun-E-Jigar Hone Tak
[Sabr-Talab=patient]
Ham Ne Maanaa Ke Tagaaful Na Karoge Lekin
Khaak Ho Jaayenge Ham Tum Ko Khabar Hone Tak
[Tagaaful=neglect/ignore]
Partav-E-Khuur Se Hai Shabanam Ko Fanaa Kii Taaliim
Main Bhii Huun Ek Inaayat Kii Nazar Hone Tak
[Partav-E-Khuur = Sun’s Rays; Shabanam=dew]
[Fanaa = Perish; Inaayat = Favour]
Yaknazar Besh Nahiin Fursat-E-Hastii Gaafil
Garmii-E-Bazm Hai Ik Raqs-E-Sharar Hone Tak
[Besh = Excess; Gaafil = Ignorant]
[Raqs = Dance; Sharar = Flash/fire]
Gam-E-Hastii Kaa ‘Asad’ Kis Se Ho Juz Marg Ilaaj
Shammaa Har Rang Men Jalatii Hai Sahar Hone Tak
[Juz = Other Than; Marg = Death]