Hasmukh Amathalal

Gold Star - 481,137 Points (17/05/1947 / Vadali, Dist: - sabarkantha, Gujarat, India)

Honesty Doesn'T Belong - Poem by Hasmukh Amathalal

Honesty doesn't belong to rich
It is not beyond anybody's reach
It is easy to profess and preach
But we always defy rules and breach

Neither can it be expected from everyone
Not can it be taken for granted from someone
No one knows when someone may stab from the back
It happens many times when something big is at the stake

Today the scenario has been completely changed
Human needs have risen many fold and remains unmanaged
This compels people to go for quick and easy money
They may attempt to reach farthest tree branch for honey

No one wants to work hard for getting fortune
They know very well that they me be thrown out of gear and tune
If not worked hard and kept always in readiness
You got to go in whole heartedly and chase

One of the American female was on tour
Her dream for sight seeing and beautiful scenes turned sour
She lost her money purse along with passport
As being new and tourist she had nothing to support

She spent day and night restless for urgent need
She was sure nothing may come back due to greed
But to her fortune the purse was spotted by vegetable vendor
Beautiful lady at heart with noble ideas to live with honor

She was illiterate but soon got the real things behind
Got hold of one hotel bill and started to find
In the hotel room the lady had wept whole night
Had lost all hopes and feared for not going everything right

Vendor woman entered room with whole purse intact
The American woman couldn't believer her eyes in fact
She was in tears and simply could meet with simple lady
Here she was with all precious things and ready

The tourist lady thanked a lot and offered some money
The vendor lady refused and asked her to pray almighty
Even though she was poor, illiterate and had not more
She would not accept it in return for favor

I consider this gesture as shining example
For simple greed one could have been put into trouble
The vendor lady showed courage and honesty
I bow my head to her for doing the almost charity

* The name of lady is Kankuben Sakrabhai Pattani

Comments about Honesty Doesn'T Belong by Hasmukh Amathalal

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (4/15/2012 6:45:00 AM)

    Sweet narration of either extremes -of deception and reception. I too bow before the vendor-woman.

    P Nasarudheen, Kasargod.Kerala
    Apr 15,2012
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (4/13/2012 10:19:00 PM)

    Khushi Raaj Bhatiya ?. Honesty is telling the truth.
    *. Honesty is straightforwardconduct.
    *. Honesty is being sincere, truthful, trustworthy, honorable, fair, genuine, and loyal with integrity.
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (4/12/2012 8:59:00 AM)

    Re: Honesty doesn't belong (Score: 1) by flowergirl on Thursday, April 12,2012 (08: 03: 55) Honesty, isn't a pratice used too much these days. Either in action, or in words. Good write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (4/12/2012 8:58:00 AM)

    Fantastic story and what an honourable lady! Thanks for sharing
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (4/12/2012 8:58:00 AM)

    Thanks for sharing this true and inspiring story! Delhi has now become the crime capital of India because of people's greed! Murder here is common within the same family because of money & property! Corruption & inflation is killing the common people! I pray to God for long life of Anna Hazare & his movement! -Raj, New Delhi
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  • (4/12/2012 8:14:00 AM)

    a exemplary incident, that is written in poetic form. Well written hasmukh amathalal (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (4/11/2012 9:47:00 PM)

    Honesty doesn’t belong to rich
    It is not beyond anybody’s reach
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

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