Treasure Island

Md. Asadullah

(11th july)

Revealed - My Patriotism


Long ago, on my
unpatriotic ways,
with anger patriots
turned ablaze.
They illtreated me
with words of abuse,
even classes on patriotism
was of no use.
One day patriotic
tonic I drank.
It made all the difference,
to be frank.
Now professor of patriotism
I've become.
To hear my lectures
many patriots come.
And before my patriotism inspires
enemies of North and West
and before my nationalism
they easily bear and digest
and before chinese
people of the North
have understood my
patriotic lecture's worth
and before their olympians
represent Nation of mine
and before we get medals
in abundance this time
and before pakistanis
decide to turn traitors at once,
inspired by my patriotic views
and my eloquence
and before Indians use golden
words for me to describe
and before my name
in history they inscribe
and before people start
giving me much respect
and before my big and
large statues they erect
and before my replicas
and dolls are put on sale
and before I start competing with
likes of Gandhi and patel
and before this poetry
becomes too patriotic to comprehend
with slogan 'Jai Hind ' this patriotic
poetry must come to an end.

Submitted: Wednesday, January 01, 2014

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This poem was written when few of my friends were questioning my patriotism.

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