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Poor or king

When I said I am rebel
People did not take it well
When I said “go to hell”
They kept quiet and did not tell

When I said I am holy
They did not question wholly
They followed me but with suspicion
No permission was granted from religion

When I said peace is only option
They raised many questions
Lot more confusion than solutions
No will power with resolutions

When I said I am traitor
They became my mentor
Provided everything possible with all means
I stooped below to become cheap and mean

When I tried to become terrorist?
They frowned up on and insisted
“Give no chance and hang him till death”
He has no right to have last peaceful breath

When I wanted to be an ordinary human?
Everybody were after my blood to act inhuman
No safe place for me to worship and remember
As if I was unwanted on earth to be member

I have decided to call myself as an insect
Forget about holy world and believe in self act
Think about what can be right for human being
Act as per conscience and disregard whether you are poor or king
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am an ex-serviceman from Indian Air force. I joined Oriental Insurance Company and retired from there too in May, 2007. I have been 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” and ready for publication. One interesting part of writing I would love to share with all my reader friends. I am not sure weather it may be the same case with all as I do not want to be caught in any controversy. When I sit on my personal computer, there is absolutely no thought in mind as to what is to be picked up as thought and written. These all things I leave it to the discretion of almighty to fill my mind with relevant ideas. So far I have been graced by Him and as result able to compose about 4000 poems. I have be awarded with 4 achievement award from the www.ezinearticles.com 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. more…

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