Never quit

My life, my choice

I am tired, I am lost
I want to quit I want to halt.

Countless battles I fought
But the war is on, it never stopped.

I was born right here
In middle of battleground.
My spring, my youth
This is where I found.

I had my fun anyway
I would now simply run away.

I know many would continue to fight
Till death with full might.

So even if I quit
How it mattered.
I am just one
Weak and battered.

In any case, I had enough.
Am bored, completely done.
But would surely clap for others
When the battle is won.

Tell me why I should fight
I did not start it, right?

I just happened to be there
Bad luck, life was unfair.

But why stick, when I can decide
To enjoy music, have joy ride?

Relish, indulge, sing and dance
Life is beautiful, So much of romance.

My life, my choice….

Chapter 2: My life, their death

But then suddenly I realize
How can I simply ignore
Those who valiantly died
So that I live, to reach the exit door

They also loved the life
They could also have fled for romance
But towards the path of exit
They did not even slightly glance

I live today, I dream today
Just because they died
They were also just one… like me
But they continued the fight

They did not complain
Show any disdain
No lame excuses
No helplessness vain

They fought till end
So that I don’t die
If I don’t fight
Someone else will die

I love everyone
I love family and friend
For them I must fight
Till war comes to an end

To see all safe and sound
Is best fun without bound
War is a truth, no one can deny
Others must live, so I would happily die

I would love to fight
Until the war is over
Running away, quitting?
I would think never ever.

“My life, my choice”
Let parasites choose this way

“My life, for those who fought”
Beyond the ‘my’, till my last day.

– Sanjeev

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  • In KungfuPanda, master Oogway left for another world with the hope and mental peace that master Shifu and Tigress et al still live to carry on with keeping spirit of KungFu alive in the Valley of Peace.

    Kalam Sir, like master Oogway, must have felt similar hope while leaving for his next great journey, by observing that the Agniveers among humans are living their purpose of keeping humanity alive through their lives and efforts, and that they are capable enough of training Panda Po’s among the humans, so that in world, Aghnyaas [those that must be protected..] and adversities are ALWAYS kept at a large distance from each other.

    Forever live Kalam Sir!

  • Very beautiful. When all and we see people constantly asking you questions such as “what is it with you”,? “why cant u just work and party?” . Here is something inspirational.

  • Brilliant exhibition of your part of fight through beautiful words !! This is Karma-yoga, poetically depicted. Thank you for this.

  • May we never ever lose this mindset !

    Deviation happens sometimes from pursuit of the Ultimate.

    May we align ourselves to our true nature, and burn down the very seeds of selfishness! So that degree of deviation lessens with each effort of ours, made towards selflessness and bliss for all.


    I am Agniveer, I never quit !