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Dying for rights that we are enjoying from birth

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Dying for rights that we are enjoying from birth

Freedom movement 
Egypt, Algeria, Baharin
people defying iron hand    

people on road 
for road map of democracy 
no to slavery and controls

people dying for rights
that we are enjoying 
right since birth till grave    
© Hitendra Mehta
February 2011
9th Place in Members contest –“ We Aren’t Japanese BUT please” 
Sponsored by  - Debbie Guzzi

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  1. Date: 2/25/2011 6:16:00 PM
    Congratulations on the ninth place win in the contest of debbie, Hitendra

  1. Date: 2/25/2011 10:05:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Hitendra, in Debbie's contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/24/2011 5:11:00 PM
    Congrats on your time poem scoring so well. I like the way you used "people" in each stanza..BG

  1. Date: 2/24/2011 7:10:00 AM
    Congrats Hitendra on your great big win in the Japanese contest my friend.. a super cool write luv.. hope u are doing well ...

  1. Date: 2/23/2011 10:01:00 PM
    way to go, with this very relevent choka series. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 2/23/2011 8:06:00 PM
    So true. many congrats.

  1. Date: 2/23/2011 1:06:00 PM
    Strong truths in this winning choka. Congratulations on your win in Debbie's contest!~Chris

  1. Date: 2/23/2011 10:59:00 AM
    Very true words you have penned here Hitendra!Congrats on your well deserved in the contest of Debbie!----kashinath

  1. Date: 2/22/2011 2:17:00 AM
    I feel this on as military experience has opened my eyes to alot of things ... a 7 rating=0)

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 7:14:00 PM
    a good entry for the contest, good luck, enjoyed ,...p.d.

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 11:27:00 AM
    Great message in your set, Hitendra. Truly!

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 6:45:00 AM
    Very well done!!! you have captured the headlines in this fine piece of Poetry...always Michael