Madhushala by Harivansh Rai Bachchan- Part 2

pyaas tujhe to, vishwa tapaakar
purna nikaloongaa haalaa,
ek paav se saaki bankar
nachoongaa lekar pyaalaa;
jivan ki madhutaa to tere
oopar kab kaa vaar chukaa,
aaj nichaavar kar doongaa mai
tujhpar jag ki madhushala.

bhavuktaa angoor lataa se
kheech kalpanaa ki haalaa,
kavi saaki bankar aayaa hai
bharkar kavitaa kaa pyaalaa;
kbhi na kan-bhar khaali hogaa
laakh piyen, do laakh piyen!
pathakgan hain peenewale,
pustak meri madhushala.

madiraalaya jaane ko ghar se
chaltaa hai peenewaalaa,
‘kis path par jaaoon ?’ asamanjas
me hai wah bholaa bhaalaa;
alag alag path batlaate sab
par mai yah batlaataa hun –
‘raah pakad tu ek chalaa chal,
paa jayegaa madhushala.’

chalne hi chalne me kitna
jivan haay, bita dala!
‘door abhi hai’, par, kahta hai
har path batlaane waalaa;
himmat hai na badhu aage ko,
saahas hai a phiru peeche;
kinkartavyavimoodh mujhe kar
door khadhee hai madhushala.

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