Ab Woh Ghar Tak Viraana Tha Bas Viraana Zinda Tha

Ab Woh Ghar Tak Viraana Tha Bas Viraana Zinda Tha,
Sab Aankhen Damm Tod Chuki Thi Aur Main Tanha Zinda Tha;

Saari Gali Sunsaan Padi Thi Baad-E-Fana Ke Pehre Mein,
Hijr Ke Dalaan Aur Aangan Mein Bas Ik Saaya Zinda Tha;

Woh Dopeher Apni Rukhsat Ki Aisa Waisa Dhoka Thi,
Apne Andar Apni Laash Uthaaye Main Jhootha Zinda Tha;

Thi Woh Ghar Raatein Bhi Kahani Vaade Aur Phir Din Ginna,
Aana Tha Jaane Wale Ko Jaane Wala Zinda Tha;

Dastak Dene Wale Bhi The Dastak Sunne Wale Bhi,
Tha Abaad Mohalla Sara Har Darwaza Zinda Tha;

Peele Patton Ko Seh-Pehr Ki Vehshat Pursa Deti Thi,
Aangan Mein Ik Aundhe Ghade Par Bas Ik Kava Zinda Tha!

Mujh Ko Baigana Kar Gaye

Mujh Ko Baigana Kar Gaye Mere Din;
Mujh Se Ho Kar Guzar Gaye Mere Din;

Ab Na Koi Din Mere Ghar Jaye Ga;
Jaane Kis Ke Ghar Gaye Mere Din;

Ab Nahi Hain Mere Koi Din Raat;
Ki Mujh Hee Ko Basar Gaye Mere Din;

Saari Raatein Gayin Meri Be-Haal;
Mere Din, Be-Asar Gaye Mere Din;

Khosha Ab Intezar Hai Na Umeed;
Yaar Yaaran, Sudhar Gaye Ab Din;

Ab Main Bas Reh Geya Hun Raaton Mein;
Mar Gaye ‘Jon’ Mar Gaye Mere Din!

Shaayad Mujhe Kisi Se Mohabbat Nahi Howi

Jon Elia Poetry

Shaayad Mujhe Kisi Se Mohabbat Nahi Howi
Laikin Yaqeen Sab Ko Dilaata Raha Hun Mein

Ik Husn-e-Bemisaal Ki Tamseel Ke Lye
Parchaayion Pe Rung GIraata Raha Hun Mein

Apna Misaalya Mujhe Ab Tak Na Mil Saka
Zarron Ko Aaftaab Banaata Raha Hun Mein

Kia Mil Gaya Zameer Hunar Baich Kar ?
Itna Ke Sirf Kaam Chalaata Raha Hun Mein

Kal Dophair Ajeeb Si Ek Be-Dili Rahee
Bas Titliaan Jalaa Ke Bujhaata Raha Hun Mein

Har Baar Mere Saamnay Aati Rahi Ho Tum

Jon Elia Poetry

Har Baar Mere Saamnay Aati Rahi Ho Tum
Har Baar Tum Se Mil Ke Bicharta Raha Hun Mein

Tum Kon Ho Ye Khud Bhee Nahee Jaanti Ho Tum
Mein Kon Hun Ye Khud Bhee Nahee Jaanta Hun Mein

Tum Mujh Ko Jaan Kar Hee Padi Ho Azaab Mein
Aur Is Tarah Khud Apni Sazaa Ban Gayaa Hun Mein

Hum Rahay Per Nahee Rahay Aabaad

Jon Elia Poetry

Hum Rahay Per Nahee Rahay Aabaad
Yaad Ke Ghar Nahee Rahay Aabaad

Kitni Aankhain Howin Halaak-e-Nazar
Kitnay Manzar Nahee Rahay Aabaad

Hum Ke Ay Dil Thay Sakhan Sir Taa Paa
Hum Labon Pe Nahee Rahay Aabaad

Sheher-e-Dil Mein Ajab Mohallay Thay
In Mein Aksar Nahee Rahay Aabaad

Jaanay Kia Waaqiya Howa Kiun Loog ????
Apnay Andar Nahee Rahay Aabaad

Tum Jab Aao Gi Tou Khoya Hua Paao Gi Mujhey

Jon Elia Poetry

Tum Jab Aao Gi Tou Khoya Hua Paao Gi Mujhey
Meri Tanhaayi Mein Khwaabon Ke Siwa Kuch Bhi Nahi

Meray Kamray Ko Sajaanay Ki Tamanna Hai Tumhain ?
Meray Kamray Mein Kitaabon Ke Siwa Kuch Bhi Nahi

In Kitaabon Ne Barra Zulm Kiya Hai Mujh Par
In Mein Ik Ramz Hai Jisme Ramz Ka Maara Hua Zehen

Muzda-e-Ishrat-e-Anjaam Nahi Paa Sakta
Zindagi Mein Kabhi Aaram Nahi Paa Sakta

Kub Os Ka Visaal Chahye Tha

Jon Elia Poetry

Kub Os Ka Visaal Chahye Tha ?????
Bas Ik Khayaal Chahye Tha…………..

Kub Dil Ko Jawab Se Garz Thee ???
Honton Ko Sawaal Chahye Tha…….

Ek Chehra Saada Tha Jo Ham Ko….
Be Masl-o-Misaal Chahye Tha……..

Ik Qarb Mein Zaat-o-Zindagi Hain..
Mumkin Ko Muhaal Chahye Tha…..

Mein Kia Hun Bas Ik Malaal-e-Maazi
Os Shaks Ko Haal Chahye Tha…………

Hum Tum Jo Bichar Gaye Hain Hum Ko
Kuch Din Tou Malaal Chahye Tha………!

Dil Tha Darham Aur Barham Raaigaan

Jon Elia Poetry

Dil Tha Darham Aur Barham Raaigaan
Thay Tumhaari Zulf Ke Kham Raaigaan

Apni Saari Aarzooain Theen Faraib
Apnay Khwaabon Ka Tha Aalam Raaigaan

“Jhon” Shayad Kuch Nahee Kuch Bhi Nahee
Hai Dawaam Ik Weham Aur Dam Raaigaan

Zindagi Bas Raaigaani Hee Tou Hai
Mein Bohat Khush Hun Ke Thay Ham Raaigaan

Ham Rasaa Aur Naarsaa Kuch Bhee Nahee Thay
Yaani “Jhon” Aur Fahiya Kuch Bhee Na Thay

Nazar heraan, dil veeran, mera jee nahin lagta..

Jon Elia Poetry

Nazar heraan, dil veeran, mera jee nahin lagta,
Bichar ke tum se meri jaan, mera jee nahin lagta,

Koi bhi to nahin hai jo, pukare raah main mujh ko,
Hoon mein be-naam ik insaan, mera jee nahin lagta,

Hai aik inbwa qadmon ka rawaa’n in shahrahon per,
Nahin meri koi pehchaan, mera jee nahin lagta,

Jahan milte they hum tum aur jahan mil kar bicharte they,
Na woh dar hai, na woh dalaa’n, mera jee nahin lagta,

Hon pehchane huye chehre to jee ko aas rehti hai,
Hon chehre hijar ke anjaan, mera jee nahin lagta,

Yeh saara sheher ik dasht-e-hajoom be-niazi hai,
Yahan ka shor hai veeraan, mera jee nahin lagta,

Woh aalam hai ke jese mein koi hum’naam hoon apna,
Na hir’maan hai na woh darmaan, mera jee nahin lagta,

Kahin sar hai kahin sauda, kahin wehshat kahin sehra,
Kahin main hoon, kahin samaan, mera jee nahin lagta,

Mere hi sheher mein, mere mohahalley mein, mere ghar mein,
Bula lo tum mehmaan, mera jee nahin lagta

Main tum ko bhool jaon, bhoolne ka dukh na bhoolon ga,
Nahin hai khail yeh asaaan, mera jee nahin lagta,

Koi paimaa’n pura ho nahin sakta magar phir bhi,
Karo taaza koi paimaa’n, mera jee nahin lagta,

Kuch aesa hai ke jese mein yahan hoon aik zindgani,
Hain saare log zindaa’n baan’n, mera jee nahin lagta..

Zakham-e Umeed Bhar Gaya Kab Ka

Jon Elia Poetry

Zakham-e Umeed Bhar Gaya Kab Ka,
Qais Tou Apne Ghar Gaya Kab Ka.

Ab Tou Mu Apna Mat Dikhaao Mujhe,
Naa-siho Main Sudhar Gaya Kab Ka.

Aap Ab Poochne Ko Aaye Hain,
Dil Meri Jaan Mar Gaya Kab Ka.

Aap Ik Aur Neend Le Lijiye,
Kaafila Kooch Kar Gaya Kab Ka.

Mera Fehrist Se Nikaal Do Naam,
Main Tou Khud Se Mukar Gaya Kab Ka.