Hasmukh Amathalal

Gold Star - 482,234 Points (17/05/1947 / Vadali, Dist: - sabarkantha, Gujarat, India)

Country Demands - Poem by Hasmukh Amathalal

As village boy I wondered at the changes
It was first entry in city in the young age
I was flying in the air with lots of enthusiasm
The journey had opened with colors seen from the prism

I was astonished to see so many crowds
The vehicles were passing with noise and so loud
Lots of movement with no end seemed to traffic
The city has its own movement and basic

No one can afford to make little halt of their own
People may crush you on the way if fell down
No one may take note if met with any accident
Life is to be on move with rush and movement

I was to join in service for motherland
It was mood for voluntary service and trend
I geared up for service and rushed for interview
Meanwhile had enough of time to witness city and view

I am from simple village and had no exposure
There was no one to guide me for future
Since it was call for service to motherland
I had to come out of village and opt for service to defend

It is selfless sacrifice where country demands
Blood from youth to war to a logical end
Not showing weakness in any form at any time
But shed all the differences and stand united sometimes

As villages and cities are backbones of any strong economy
Attack on frontiers can lead to chaos and turn stormy
War hysteria turns whole of masses into out cry
No one may question how long it will prolong and why?

No nation may want trouble at frontiers
For prosperity and stability they got to adhere to and believe
The principles of live and let others live with harmony
That can grant peace to millions and countries surrounded by many

I knew nothing but had only one thing in mind
Some peaceful solution is the only option left to find
The country has to be strong in all the respects
But largely depends on awareness and how masses support and act

Comments about Country Demands by Hasmukh Amathalal

  • Allemagne Roßmann (11/30/2011 7:58:00 AM)

    A poem of human displacement and adaptation....well written and very intrinsic conceptions.. (Report) Reply

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  • (11/30/2011 7:52:00 AM)

    excellent write,
    this is what we call true feelings.
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  • C. P. Sharma (11/30/2011 7:51:00 AM)

    A poem written in deep patriotic fervor. (Report) Reply

  • Jinal Oswal (11/30/2011 7:49:00 AM)

    Great! ! thanks to you :) You in a way gave us life.. with standing on the borders keeping the foes out of sight... 'Life is to be on move with rush and movement' wonderfully penned life..
    Keep Writing Sir :)
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  • Jacqui Broad (11/30/2011 7:45:00 AM)

    A perfect description of city life. It's a dog eats dog world, give me the countryside any day. There you can live at your own pace. Great poem! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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