Hasmukh Amathalal

Gold Star - 744,582 Points (17/05/1947 / Vadali, Dist: - sabarkantha, Gujarat, India)

Old Age Home - Poem by Hasmukh Amathalal

How much did you spend on my raising? ”
“What was your total cost for me nursing? ”
”What have you done so far for my education”
Blasted son at parent as if feeling suffocation,

I may pay each and every pie you spent on me,
You would have offered me water instead of tea,
I should have not died for the want of food,
It would have been nice and done me a good,

I will pay even for your feeding,
It causing me anger and internal bleeding,
Why should I suffer for views conceding?
Chances to stay with you are now receding,

If you prefer staying away I may arrange,
May not be so economical but soon manage,
But can’t pull on together with your presence,
Peace and calm will prevail in your absence,

I shall prefer old age home,
You may stay with ease and roam,
Life is made hell with daily bickering,
Old home age better for living and catering,

I am in state of despair,
No amount of efforts can repair,
No let up on both sides,
Wife threaten and parent confide,
Threats from both sides to commit suicide,
I am in dilemma what to do and decide,

I am fed up with unrest,
Not enough time to have even rest,
Both attempting more and try their best,
I am only on agenda waiting for test,

Which side I should take?
What decision I should make?
Should I make the reason fake?
Or end the life by jumping in lake,

I may not end life,
But please only wife,
Parent should go,
Rest I can forgo,

I may sustain criticism,
But not stand favoritism,
My conscious may not allow,
But instructions I have to follow


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  • (10/31/2009 2:47:00 AM)

    'I prefer old age home'.........So do i......... you have all the care there, and when they come for a visit they might show some affection....... great poem Hashmook (Report)Reply

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  • (10/22/2009 10:11:00 PM)

    will pay even for your feeding,
    It causing me anger and internal bleeding,
    Why should I suffer for views conceding?
    Chances to stay with you are now receding,
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  • (10/21/2009 10:52:00 PM)

    How much did you spend on my raising? ”
    “What was your total cost for me nursing? ”
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  • (10/18/2009 11:51:00 AM)

    What have you done so far for my education”
    Blasted son at parent as if feeling suffocation,
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  • (10/18/2009 11:23:00 AM)

    How much did you spend on my raising? ”
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  • (10/11/2009 4:04:00 AM)

    “How much did you spend on my raising? ”
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  • (10/10/2009 10:35:00 PM)

    “How much did you spend on my raising? ”
    “What was your total cost for me nursing? ”
    ”What have you done so far for my education”
    Blasted son at parent as if feeling suffocation,
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  • (10/10/2009 8:36:00 PM)

    How much did you spend on my raising? ”
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  • (10/10/2009 9:24:00 AM)

    How much did you spend on my raising? ”
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  • (10/10/2009 7:51:00 AM)

    How much did you spend on my raising? ”
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    ”What have you done so far for my education
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  • (9/17/2009 10:07:00 PM)

    “How much did you spend on my raising? ”
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  • (8/21/2009 8:29:00 AM)

    timely actionmay help better....10 (Report)Reply

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  • (8/19/2009 6:10:00 AM)

    it is essential as join families are breaking....10 (Report)Reply

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  • (8/18/2009 11:09:00 PM)

    it is good for old people....10 (Report)Reply

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  • (8/18/2009 10:59:00 PM)

    it is welcome step....10 (Report)Reply

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  • (8/16/2009 7:42:00 PM)

    it is very much essential....10 (Report)Reply

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  • (8/13/2009 11:45:00 PM)

    it is good arrangement....10 (Report)Reply

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  • (8/13/2009 10:54:00 PM)

    it is good arrangement....10 (Report)Reply

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  • (8/11/2009 8:51:00 AM)

    we shoul expect and rrespect it too....10 (Report)Reply

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  • (8/11/2009 8:16:00 AM)

    in fact a readl remedy....10 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 21, 2009

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 22, 2009


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