Hasmukh Amathalal

Gold Star - 389,843 Points (17/05/1947 / Vadali, Dist: - sabarkantha, Gujarat, India)

If Nature Survives - Poem by Hasmukh Amathalal

Once upon a time dense forest
Now stands open field with no trees to rest
No green branches and no noise of birds
It has become rare chance for melody to be heard

Where has our cuckoo gone?
Why has she deserted morning tune?
What have we done to her go in exile?
I thought she has lost her refuge for a while

The sparrows have disappeared too
Quite in numbers could be seen through
In window hole or in little hide out
They were happily seen to be heard about

They have gone too and become extinct
Probably to far off places and in interior districts
Now villages too have adopted same way
Little trees and forest is done away

You find no crows, owls or eagles
Sky is seen barren and no formation of love triangles
Nature has turned off its kind eye
Not enough of birds could be seen to fly

Deforestation is on rise and on high side
Gap is apparent and looks very wide
We are doing enough of damage to wild culture
As if we have taken out right control for future

Who to be blamed for this outrageous act?
Earth has tolerated it but so far refused to react
Of late natural calamities are on rise
It may spring anytime big surprise

Large population insects and birds stay in forest
It is their birth place and permanent refuge for rest
We need not disturb ecological balance
Let each tree cut be replaced by more to make it dense

If nature survives we survive too
In defiance we fell apart and disintegrate too
No one can survive long its absence
Nature is our mother and real essence


Comments about If Nature Survives by Hasmukh Amathalal

  • Valsa George (8/10/2012 12:42:00 AM)


    A beautiful message, loud and clear! ! ...... If we continue to exploit Nature, we have to pay a great penalty! Enjoyed reading it....... You are indeed a prolific writer! (Report) Reply

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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/8/2012 7:35:00 AM)


    Re: If nature survives (Score: 1)
    by rondo on Wednesday, August 08,2012 (08: 10: 40)
    a rhyming social write....nice work poet...now this is poetry...peace
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/8/2012 3:46:00 AM)


    Arthur Njuguna A very moving concern; one that raises serious concerns that requires our address to it. This morning I woke up early to find the birds. They are not as plenty as they used to be although part of the current reason could be the onset of drought that is now too months deep. Next I found a tree that had been felled and cut into pieces all in one ugly heap. Another home for birds and other little creatures; ants and lizards destroyed with their interest and approval not taken into consideration.
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  • (8/8/2012 12:37:00 AM)


    Hatoff to you Sir! Well written, Subject that you choose to write is awesome, very much impresed and inspired to write some thing on this brillent topic. Please do check out my collection.Probably you'll like that and do mark comment, i'll be honoured.Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/8/2012 12:13:00 AM)


    Once upon a time dense forest
    Now stands open field with no trees to rest
    No green branches and no noise of birds
    It has become rare chance for melody to be heard
    (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 8, 2012


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