hasmukh amathalal

Gold Star - 67,038 Points (17/05/1947 / Vadali, Dist: - sabarkantha, Gujarat, India)

Retirement - Poem by hasmukh amathalal

“It is time to call of the day”
Let all the professional activities die away
Gradually and slowly to be distanced
As I was offered retirement and silenced

It is time for retrospection
To look back and evaluate past action
What was needed and what was done?
The past has passed off and beautifully gone

From active life to that of isolation
No more friends and no more strong relation
Occasions visit to friends in circle
How to adjust time pass with struggle?

It was not planned in advance
As was left to future chance
“There time may be enough of time”
The time knocked in no time

Hardly any work is left in day time
Except to read magazines and new times
Everything moved with pace and urgency
Only I had slowed down the frequency

One needs to stop at given point of time
The body needs mental rest and demands in time
You place is fixed for certain activities
Use and enjoy with best of capacity


Comments about Retirement by hasmukh amathalal

  • Gold Star - 67,038 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (1/26/2014 8:53:00 PM)

    amazing use of quatrains


    Jordan Dumer12 minutes ago
    It was a very pleasurable poem about a how your life is now. Great use of the word time in the second half of the poem. I also really enjoyed the word play. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 67,038 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (1/26/2014 8:37:00 PM)

    Good choice of vocabulary, satisfying rhythmic beat.

    Liz Dan4 minutes ago
    Effectively illustrates the shift of change from employment to retirement, attempting to embrace a new mentality.4 stars.
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  • Gold Star - 67,038 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (1/26/2014 8:36:00 PM)

    very nice

    malenky malenky5 minutes ago
    good work (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 45,552 Points Gajanan Mishra (1/26/2014 8:26:00 PM)

    place is fixed, use and enjoy, I like it sir. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 67,038 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (1/26/2014 8:21:00 PM)

    “It is time to call of the day”
    Let all the professional activities die away
    Gradually and slowly to be distanced (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 26, 2014

Poem Edited: Monday, January 27, 2014


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