Conscience

Rui ka ek baksa, uski thi ek anokhee duniya,
Itne saare khwaabon ke saath,
Kahaan tha usko sukoon paana?
Kai raatein bechain, kai subahein betaab,
Kya koi sunta usse agar woh kuch kehta baje raat ke teen?

Ek din usne bhi rang apne dikhaaye,
Kho gaya jahan na pohoch sake nigaahein,
Har almaari, darwaaza, khidki kuch khaamosh,
Aakhir kahan tha mere chain ka waaris?
Jo aaraam dekar khud jaagta rehta?

Phir ek awaaz aayi bartan …

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