Hasmukh Amathalal

Gold Star - 383,068 Points (17/05/1947 / Vadali, Dist: - sabarkantha, Gujarat, India)

Over Decades - Poem by Hasmukh Amathalal

No one has counted dead over decades
Yet it is compulsion to resume the trade
'It is life line and must' diplomats argue
'Peace is above all with trust' we too feel it is due

How long a shell will come and hit?
To the soldiers on border and greet
Take away life for humanity to curse
What else to do when it is needed for peace?

Many more may die in future
No one is certain about it or very much sure
Borders are silent but under illusory calm
One more spark and may cause greater harm

I shall weep for centuries along with new generations
Good sense may prevail and new era may start for good relation
Not a single soul must be lost and bodies be left as unaccounted
Great amount of efforts may be pure thrust and to be amounted

I am tired of this blood shed on my surface
How can I bless all when grief is seen on the face?
Forget about calm borders but situation within
At such alarming stages that it can hardly be called as freedom's win

Soldiers die on border, farmers' suicide on local front
Whose theory we believe, digest or simply confront?
Why poor suffer for the want of two square meals?
What are we all enjoying on the name of freedom deal?

My surface may remain red crimson with blood
Sometimes I may witness deaths due to flood
When will I have little respite from my lovely children?
Can any one say including sons of soil, saints or politicians even?


Comments about Over Decades by Hasmukh Amathalal

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/25/2012 5:53:00 AM)


    EBlaq Mol it's got feeling.real feeling
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/23/2012 7:41:00 PM)


    SoldierBlue Blue War and its casualties...and the dead know only one thing...it is better to be alive....the dead shall bury the dead....and the songs continue though no one would listen...and the paranoia of patriotism means nothing to those...whom shall never grow olde....Well said Hasmukh....can appreciate it...SoldierBlue
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/23/2012 7:40:00 PM)


    Lela Northcross Wakely May you be given the strength to write what is on your heart and needed to be heard. I am thankfull to be spared this. Peace be with thee.
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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (8/23/2012 8:18:00 AM)


    My surface may remain red crimson with blood
    Sometimes I may witness deaths due to flood
    When will I have little respite from my lovely children?
    Can any one say including sons of soil, saints or politicians even?
    - always wonderful 10+
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/23/2012 5:32:00 AM)


    Good work...


    Conrad Wernett2 minutes ago
    Good story, nice flow, and not absolutely obvious. I like it!
    Comment +1
    hmmm
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/23/2012 5:32:00 AM)


    Branden Dammit2 minutes ago
    yes
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/23/2012 5:14:00 AM)


    No one has counted dead over decades
    Yet it is compulsion to resume the trade
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 23, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 23, 2012


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