Nritya
dhoosar ret ke
Teele par
chaa(n)danee
aaee utar

saaTh kalee kaa
ghaagharaa
a(n)giyaa
ek kalee bhar

peele, laal
surkh rangon se
rangee thee
usakee choonar

vaaNee sureelee
kamar lacheelee
paa(n)v uThe jo is goree ke
kaise jhoomee ret nacheelee.
- Divya Mathur
Divya Mathur
email: divyamathur at aol dot com
Divya Mathur
email: [email protected]

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