Monday, June 22, 2009

Here I am...


Here I am...
Looking back in life...
when I didn't know the difference between
good or evil; truth or lie,
smiling at everyone, whoever passed by..

I played with sand, made my castle,
and cried when somebody broke it..
a small hug from mom then,
always motivated me to build the castle again..

Here I am...
Looking back in life...
when a small candy was the biggest gift,
and a doll was like a sibling..
the fights with friends lasted for five minutes,
what is ego? I didn't know..

When ambitions in life changed every second,
from doctor, to astronaut and engineer.
When I didn't need a reason to laugh,
One smile solved every problem.

Today things are the same, but i am changed,
I don't laugh without a reason,
Nor i have multiple ambitions..
I no more make castles, nor get anymore candies,
Nor i have any dolls to talk to.

But I still have the power,
Power to love unconditionally,
and live the life that of a kid,
and I have the power to rebuild my castle,
the sand is the same, the motivation is still there..

Here I am...
Looking forward to my life...

7 comments:

  1. Thats a lovely piece of work..well written and very well expressed. Those childhood days were really nice i really miss them...i think we all miss them.

    I dont think people change that much..its the circumstances that we are in...forces us to change. So i would rather say that time has changed not only itself but us too.
    U still make castles...only the form..or layout has changed, but the nature or theme of the content is nearly the same.

    nice post...u write very well....wish i could too, but never even came a percent close to it.
    keep writing!!!

    cheers...take care!!!

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  2. thanks nazish...i am an amateur dude...this is jus a random thought tht came to my mind last nite...i dont write such stuff otherwise...

    Thanks again for ur comments..

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  3. Very touching post!! Well written Poem!!

    The ambition change the life!! The childhood days are great, i invite you to read my blog. As i write about the childhood of my son. I am sure you will have fun reading it.

    Thanks!!

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  4. @ swatantra, thanks for ur comments n compliments...it means a lot:)

    @ chandana, a compliment from a poet matters a lot girl...thanks...though I m not as good as u in this genre...

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  5. very well expressed... Childhood is the phase of life where we always want to go back... but fail to realise that.. it was "we then"... n it is still "we now... we can always find a similarity in a dissimilarity.. :)

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  6. @Neha, good work.

    I had expressed my take on the same subject.
    Khoya mausam

    These are from my old collection. Working on one a new one and should be done in another few days or so..

    Veer

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