Table of Contents

Introduction
Historical Notes
Ghazal 1 Ghazal 2
Ghazal 3 Ghazal 4
Ghazal 5 Ghazal 6
Ghazal 7 Ghazal 8
Ghazal 9 Ghazal 10
Ghazal 11 Ghazal 12
Ghazal 13 Ghazal 14
Ghazal 15 Ghazal 16
Ghazal 17 Ghazal 18
Ghazal 19 Ghazal 20
Ghazal 21 Ghazal 22
Ghazal 23 Ghazal 24
Ghazal 25 Ghazal 26
Ghazal 27 Ghazal 28
Ghazal 29 Ghazal 30
Ghazal 31 Ghazal 32
Ghazal 33 Ghazal 34
Ghazal 35 Ghazal 36
Ghazal 37
First line index

Ghazal 26

Itís been a while since Iíve had a lover
a while since evenings were lightened by drinking

Again I am breathing in anger exhaling sparks
a long way from illumination

The heart hates what the eye tells it in all but love
where the beloved is seen as clearly as dreamed

Her balcony is empty Iím caged in memory
where in wind her hair veils her careless face

I miss the days and nights of nothing as before
when I would think of nothing and nothing else but her


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