Tuesday, August 12, 2008

खुशहाली की नई मिसाल देखिए

खुशहाली की नई मिसाल देखिए
एन-आर-आई एक जनाब देखिए

जी-हज़ूरी करते हैं औरों की लेकिन
माँ-बाप से करवाते काम देखिए

जिस फ़ौज ने मार डाले पूर्वज इनके
उसी फ़ौज में भरती संतान देखिए

बहुत घमंड है इन्हें दान पे अपने
ख़ुद खोजते सस्ती दुकान देखिए

आत्मा बेच कर धन हैं कमाते
फलता-फूलता ये व्यवसाय देखिए

बैंक बैलेंस देख के इतराते हैं लेकिन
अपना एक भी नहीं पास देखिए

नेताजी माताजी तक तो सही है
ख़ुद पर सहते नहीं कटाक्ष देखिए

जब भी पढ़ते हैं राहुल की रचना
तमतमाता हुआ रुख़सार देखिए

सिएटल,
12 अगस्त 2008

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भरती = enlisted
रुख़सार = गाल

इससे जुड़ीं अन्य प्रविष्ठियां भी पढ़ें


4 comments:

vipinkizindagi said...

bahut achchi hai.....

Yogesh said...

SHURU KE 3 SHER PADH KAR BAHUT ACCHHI LAG RAHI THI KAVITA

BUT JAISE JAISE DHEERE DHEERE NEECHE KI TARAF BADHE, TO THORI RHYMING MATCH SI NAHIN KARTI DIKHI

IS LIYE THORA MAZAA US WAJEH SE KAM SA HOTA LAGA....JAISE KATAKSH, VYAVSAYA, JAISE WORDS MATCH NAHIN KAR RAHE THE...

REST ALL IS TOO GOOD...OVERALL ITS GOOD WRITING...

Anonymous said...

I am not sure why you have to be so negative always.. All of your poems are thrashing NRI's. Sometimes you crib about loosing culture and sometimes about being away from the near ones..If you really feel what you write in poems, you shld be the one to go back to India. Please direct your poetic intelligence towards being positive rather than so negative.. The person who is already depressed in this noman's land will commit suicide reading your poetry. Once in a while such poem makes some difference but if your all poems are like this, that ain't gonna help nobody.

Quixotic said...

Thanks,

I was longing to read Hindi and was browsing through issues of " Vagarth" (http://www.bharatiyabhashaparishad.com/) one that I subscribed in India and http://www.anubhuti-hindi.org/ and http://www.sahityakunj.net/index.htm

Hindi appeals me and I miss it so i got Sadanira a brilliant 'akavita' collection by Agyey.

Now about Udhed-bun when I used to visit my village in Azamgarh, they used to say same thing about us who were living and working in Bombay. As is a child i did regret the fact and wrote a poem saying that, " itne saare ped hone ke bawjud bumbai me musjhe ek ped se gir kar ghutne chhil jaane ka nanha sukh bhi nahi mila."

But later on I managed to live and like both the places and felt I am a ghumantu but stay at one place for long time. So now that ghumantu spirit got me here....and as long as world remains big and there are ways to travel, I will leave home.....for new places.

but yes if one is staying here for material comfort and compromising then, this poetry will prick him as it will to me too...gahe-bagahe .....kabhi kabhar.....