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An Age Old Dream

written by: Hasmukh Mehta

 

Where are we today?
still, a long way to go
we have witnessed no upheaval
and nothing has gone well

we are where we were
still living under fear
can't venture out in open
the hell has not turned into heaven

we are strangulated
and done away as ill-fated
we are not allowed to born
and stand as torn apart

we are empowered
but not offered
the honor to live
and firmly believe

so much water has flowed in the river Ganges
yet even as of today, we have failed to manage
even though, we are painted with the gold ink on the page
our dream still remains an age-old dream

Hasmukh Mehta

Hasmukh Mehta

I am an ex-serviceman from Indian Air force. I joined Oriental Insurance Company and retired from there too in May, 2007. I have graduated from Punjab University. I hold technical qualification like Diploma in Radio/engineering. I have done English and Hindi stenography as well. I had mastered the art in Morse telephony too. I am associated with several welfare organizations and served long time as Union leader too. I am at present working as hobby writer. I write poems on various subjects and invite suggestions from all the quarters. I have written one memoir named “As I see it”. I have been awarded with 4 achievement award from the Ezinearticles for successfully meeting with their standard. I am writing on many sites so as to be associated with reader friends all over the world. I am thankful to all those who have supported me in my initial days. Recently, I am honored to receive two prestigious gold medals from Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi award and fro Late President Dr. S.Radhakrishnan gold award for contribution in the literature field.
Hasmukh Mehta

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