How Many Wars
March 2, 2017
How many wars were fought
Between India and Pakistan?
Except the red bloody tears
Nothing else was floated in the war
Did Nehru taste the death?
Or did his relatives die?
How many days did soldiers
Fight in the flagship of Kargil war?
Except the coffin boxes
Nothing else was found in the war
The coffin boxes were sent to the villages
Was there a corpse of Vajapayee?
Were there his relatives cadavers?
Did Mushraf become a carcass?
In the pretention of surgical strike
The sharp daggers pierce my Lords
How many gunfire did trigger to explode?
Except the shrill clarion of the eagles
Nothing else was heard in the war
Did Modi lose his last breath of life?
Did his better half sacrifice her soul?
Did Nawaz Sharif give away his life?
Dear daughter Gur Mehar Kaur
What maybe the country for the war mongers?
What maybe the Land? What maybe the Party?
Who could answer thy question
Raised in the orphaned long sigh?
Only a daughter of deceased father
Could pray for the eternal ceasefire of war
Come on daughter to the Land
Of no wars
Of no boundaries
Paint thy visionary dreams
Thou art standing in This Land
And someone else in That Land
Enhance thy heritage clan
Accompanies my daughter in thy company
I know this much, dear daughter:
"One who underwent the labour pain
Could decipher the pain of orphanhood".
Translated by D. B. Gavani
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