hasmukh amathalal

Gold Star - 44,557 Points (17/05/1947 / Vadali, Dist: - sabarkantha, Gujarat, India)

I Have Lived So Far - Poem by hasmukh amathalal

Vision is almost blurred
“No clear picture” I murmured
Wife was by the side and I whispered
“Is that you”? I gently spoke and smiled

It was not happening same way
But I found the difference anyway
The youth was slipping away from hand
Many people had departed who were real friends

I wished for more innings to play
The old age was likely to stay
For longer period than expected
I was happy and fully contended

Body takes its own course
In decaying and searching silence
Some of urges start winding
There are no more attempts in finding

Now I am unable to hold tea cup or cigarette
As it was used to be some years back or lately
Now I find it difficult to manage
I think it is effect of an age

Feet may crumble in year to come
I shall not be able to stand for welcome
Yet the spirit may not die out that easily
I have lived so far and fought gallantly


Comments about I Have Lived So Far by hasmukh amathalal

  • Gold Star - 7,710 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (10/8/2013 3:10:00 PM)

    Yet the spirit may not die out that easily
    I have lived so far and fought gallantly.
    Beautiful lines. It is the spirit that matters. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 44,557 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (10/8/2013 11:32:00 AM)

    Great poetry from a great poet.


    Olurotimi Adeola2 hours ago
    This is a must read for this disillusioned world (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 44,557 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (10/8/2013 9:48:00 AM)

    Vision is almost blurred
    “No clear picture” I murmured (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, October 9, 2013


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