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Let My Country Wake-Up and Bloom

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Let My Country Wake-Up and Bloom

Let My Country Wake up and Bloom
On the Independence Day of India                        For 15th AUGUST 2010


O Almighty God,
I pray to you today on the auspicious occasion,
Of our country’s Independence Day.

Let my country wake-up and bloom, 
Under the sky of freedom and prosperity,
While thinking, not only for the welfare of India,
But also for the well being of the entire world.

Let us show the world, that we not only believe,
In the theory of ‘The whole world is a family’
But we really care for it.

Make us more strong and benevolent,
Hard working, but generous,
Peace loving but strong enough to destroy those,
Who are trying to take the benefit of non-violence.
And are planning to spoil the peace of earth.

Give strength to my people to elect only those,
Who can show us a path of progress and humanity,
But not through the jungles of corruptions and absurdity.

Bless our people to elect only those,
Who are sincere and honest, brave and courageous?
Who may make my country a strong nation,
Give us strength to elect only those, who may
Save the Nature of this earth and may try 
To make, the entire world a beautiful place, 
To live with peace and love. 

Ravindra

Kanpur India  14th August 2010



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  1. Date: 8/19/2010 10:12:00 AM
    Your pride and your well wishes for your country and for the whole world in general is evident in this beutiful write, Ravindra. Thanks for sharing. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 10:37:00 PM
    Very forcefull words. Makes one proud to be Indian. Lovely write. Thanks for the comments.

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 8:29:00 AM
    Wonderful sentiments from a kind person, thanks always for reading me. Light & Love to you!

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 6:00:00 AM
    You have expressed what many in America are praying in the churches for elected officials that are concerned with all of mankind..Not only that but also for the welfare of the people, the land, and universe..I enjoyed reading of your work this morn...May God grant a healing of all the lands, nations, tribes, and our world be a bettter place..Sara

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 7:30:00 PM
    I really enjoyed reading this poem......It gives me hope that one day the world will be in peace there will be no more wars,muder and curroption and i loved "In the theory of ‘The whole world is a family’" That is what i wish for

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 4:11:00 PM
    This a great dedication to India and her independence! India sure seems to be blooming more and more lately....lots of work still to be done, just as in all countries; but a rising super-power jewel for sure~Chris

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 2:21:00 AM
    Ravindra, good morning! here you find me bright and early reading your poem. Enjoyed youe wonderful expression of your Country. it is like the thought of wake up and smell the coffee. Have a wonderful Sunday,..POET D

  1. Date: 8/14/2010 5:56:00 PM
    I am proud of being an Indian. I liked your thoughts how make India bloom in the last seven lines. I appreciate, Ravindra