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'Prateekshaa'
Harivansh Rai Bachchan


madhur prateekShaa hee jab itanee, priy tum aate tab kyaa hotaa?

maun raat is bhaanti ki jaise, koee gat veeNaa par baj kar,
abhee-abhee soee khoee-see, sapanon men taaron par sir dhar
aur dishaaon se pratidhvaniyaa(n), jaagrat sudhiyon-see aatee hain,
kaan tumhaare taan kaheen se yadi sun paate, tab kyaa hotaa?
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'Shudra Kee Mahimaa'
Shyamanand Kishore


shuddh sonaa kyon banaayaa, prabhu, mujhe tumane,
kuchh milaavaT chaahie galahaar hone ke lie.

jo milaa tumamen bhalaa kyaa
bhinnataa kaa svaad jaane,
jo niyam men bandh gayaa
vah kyaa bhalaa apavaad jaane!

jo rahaa samakakSh, karuNaa kee milee kab chhaanh usako
kuchh giraavaT chaahie, uddhaar hone ke lie.
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