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Munshi Mohammed Ali Tashnah was an eccentric poet in Ghalib’s era who came to mushairas in a state of inebriety as well as nudity. Of all the poets present in #DilliKaAakhiriShama he was the only one who had a sense of things to come in 1845.
Aankh padti hai kahin, paanv kahin padta hai

Sab ki hai tumko khabar, apni khabar kuchh bhi nahin

Shama hai, gul bhi hai, bulbul bhi hai, parwana bhi

Raat ki raat yeh sab kuch hai, sehar kuchh bhi nahin

Hashr ki dhoom hai, sab kahte hain yun hai, yun hai

Fitna hai ek teri thokar ka , magar kuchh bhi nahin

Nesti ki hai mujhe koocha e hasti mein talaash,

Saer karta hun udhar ki jidhar kuchh bhi nahin

Ek ansoo bhi asar jab na kare Tashnah

Fayda rone se ai deeda e tar kuchh bhi nahin , kuchh bhi nahin 

( reciting this Tashna abruptly got up and left the mushaira repeating kuchh bhi nahin kuchh bhi nahin )

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