hasmukh amathalal

(17/05/1947 / Vadali, Dist: - sabarkantha, Gujarat, India)

Anywhere you like


You suggested to me let us meet anywhere,

A place Where HE is not there,

We then will have enough freedom,

With close quarter and ruling the wisdom,



We exchanged so many pleasantries,

Life was to level with your words and commentaries,

No distance seemed between ocean and countries,

Neither mountains, hills nor any boundaries,



We had feelings for each other,

Relation still didn't grow any further,

Eyes met and said to one another,

Let us not forget this moment and bother


I prayed HIM sincerely for your hand,

He smiled and blessings lend,

I looked at you for further acceptance,

You okayed it without any insistence


Now I have enough courage and bold strength,

I could go and meet you at any length,

Is it not necessary to see each other before we marry?

Life' as challenge was to be understood and carry,

He was hesitant for slight moment,

I too did not allow him for single movement,

Slight delay was causing me some concern,

I was not prepared for sudden and any 'U' turn,



I offered my self for holy deal,

I was there for his wounds to heal,

With only condition for him to be real,

Waited for his approval for the final seal



What word was I expecting from his mouth?

I did not care whether he was from north or south,

I wanted firm commitment and promise,

Relation was to be permanent..................



I was not here for simple game,

He was not here for charge or fame,

it was an earnest attempt to do with sincerity,

What was at stake//////////? Nothing but simple clarity


I didn't know what all I did,

conscious very clear and didn't hide,

talks very clear and nothing to confide,

sincere desire with best offer to provide

I am not sure of what others might say
I want to have perfect guy in my way
He will come and grab me for ever
I want to rest on his solder forever


He must know what I am and what does it mean?
I can offer my complete conscience and lean
I want to know definitely and precisely learn
Will there be any treachery or any ugly turn?

He can be whole and sole for me
I may consider him as holy gift from thee
Since I know he is meant for my existence
I simply don’t worry for his continued absence

See to it that it is done with all good show
Allow me the freedom to mushroom and grow
I will stand all the taste of cruel wind
I stand there alone and you may find

Submitted: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Edited: Thursday, March 25, 2010

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  • Seema Chowdhury (3/26/2010 8:00:00 AM)

    lovely, nice and descriptive poem.
    there is a lot of depth and meanings in each line.
    thanks for sharing.
    take care (Report) Reply

  • Pradyumna Jyotir (3/16/2010 3:22:00 AM)

    I offered my self for holy deal,

    I was there for his wounds to heal,

    With only condition for him to be real,

    Waited for approval for the final seal

    lovely sensitive lines.....10+ thanks for sharing.... (Report) Reply

  • Adnan Khalifeh (3/11/2010 7:06:00 AM)

    Nice one........I like most of it........Especially:
    We exchanged so many pleasantries,
    No distance seemed between ocean and countries,
    Neither mountains, hills nor any boundaries,
    Eyes met and said to one another,
    Was it not necessary before we marry?
    He was hesitant for slight moment,
    I offered my self for holy deal,
    I was there for his wounds to heal,
    With only condition for him to be real,
    Waited for approval for the final seal
    ...................
    Yours truly,
    Adnan (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (2/27/2010 11:26:00 PM)

    your words is like the open door that show a way to find love and friend..maybe u have a lot of experience yet share it with us...u always good.. (Report) Reply

  • Rinki Nandy (1/25/2010 8:49:00 PM)

    i wish it was possible to find such respect and love in this world, if only.....but in that case i won't be a poet or a member of this site even. deprivation can shape or disfigure one's face and destiny.. nice write. (Report) Reply

  • Rafique Farooqi (10/14/2009 6:58:00 AM)

    To elope with beloved is suggested as long term, life term relationship, with devotion.....well written poem (Report) Reply

  • Ewa Espling (9/27/2009 9:36:00 PM)

    ............speechless.........
    ........... one word.............
    ............wonderful........... (Report) Reply

  • Almedia Knight-Oliver (9/19/2009 10:58:00 AM)

    According to the narrator, freedom can removes barriers between two people making it possible to do things wished ': Anywhere'A true narrative well stated...10 (Report) Reply

  • Sachin Goswami (9/10/2009 11:29:00 PM)

    You suggested let us meet anywhere,
    Where HE is not seen there,
    We will have enough freedom,
    With close counter and enough wisdom, ......10 (Report) Reply

  • Twinkle Vohra (9/6/2009 9:40:00 PM)

    You suggested let us meet anywhere,
    Where HE is not seen there,
    We will have enough freedom,
    With close counter and enough wisdom, (Report) Reply

  • Deborah Cromer (8/20/2009 11:47:00 PM)

    Courage and bold strength together to form the mood. A smile is so perfect and sometimes is all we need to continue with our actions. DC (Report) Reply

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