By:- rANJEETA nATH gHAI
Past my bedtime
To play a little longer.
Looked forward to each day,
Going to school meeting friends,
No matter what the weather,
Summer heat or rain
We would make the best of it.
Staying back after school.
Practising for annual day, sports days
I had set myself to enjoyment,
And THAT was an easier task
No matter the amount of homework I got
Play time was always premium.
Living each day as it came
Enthusiasm was the key
That brought power to the likes of me.
Back then and now
Priorities have changed
For greater infinite patience
With teenagers on my hands.
Now in my mind I make a plan
And wish how good it will be
To know the way
Sometimes wondering if the plan will work.
Enthusiasm today is,
Knowing what I want;
To escape from the whirlwind that is life.
Revelling in the cosmos and its mysteries
And gazing at spiral of stars lighting up
The dark midnight sky.
Enthusiasm today also is
Enjoying the power the words give to me
And the power to touch the words that I speak.
I don’t know how to get my childlike enthusiasm back…!
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©Ranjeeta Nath Ghai, atrangizindagieksafar, 2016.
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