Tag: #childhood

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A Legend: Amitabh Bachchan

Can you define a legend? Well, I can… He is none other than my favourite Amitabh Bachchan… Same as everyone in the universe, And yet so different, Even the existence is so meaningful Having the power to rebuilt From scratch; from pain Was a LEGEND Reborn again, Pushing limits Carving …
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Tiffins: Preserving The Taste Of Food

Old fashioned, I am Childhood memories, I store Nostalgia, I stir I offer solace when you are alone Bringing moments of joy And mother’s love to the fore Snuggled safely in your arms I am your pride as you masquerade Down the corridors. No more shuffling in your seats…  However …
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A Tribute: Happy Birthday Maa

Ponytails to perming. Henna to streaking Periods to childbirth. Approaching thunderstorms To fallen trees A flood of emotions Childhood memories And emotional saturation Threatening to overflow The banks of memories. I had trained myself To hold my breath Coordinating it with yours Listening to your heartbeat As I cuddled up …
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Childhood Calling

Getting caught in troubles during childhood, Hopscotching. Skipping. Jumping. Falling. I would jump and skate, Being a daredevil, Always getting bruises and scars, But that didn’t stop me from going bizarre. *** I wish today, I could behave like I did as a kid. To be out in the sea, …
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Walking With the Moon

  Breeze whispering in my ears. Puddles on the ground, Reflecting the heavens and the moon above. Potholes brimming with rainwater, Teasing; a perfect invitation for splashing around. *** A cool starless misty night. The streetlights seem ghostly, Through a misty haze. Rushing of wings; hooting owls, and, Mist doesn’t …
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A Tune So Grand

  The muffled sound of your baby breathing. Voice of your parents on the phone. Sharing thoughts with your beloved, Or screaming of kids as they play Is a tune so grand. *** In the midst of silence; at nightfall, The sky turns into a sheet of grey. Thunder, lightning …
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A Shattered Dream

Trembling and bewildered, Standing bravely in the middle of a crisis, Heart remaining the same as it is, She acts… Her woes, Obviously masked. *** Those blank expressions, Her scars she’s hidden after the incident. No one knows, She’s dying inside. No one knows, How much is weighing down on …
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Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Mistakes Reminders of failure. Sometimes voluntarily; by design Other accidental; by default; by habit. Trying hard to be perfect. Time goes by, Days turn into weeks, Weeks to months and years. ***** Unable to accept, We are but flawed creatures. Truth be told, There’s no such thing as a mistake. …
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There’s A Ghost In The Loo

Ther’s A Ghost In The Loo Once a student Ran up to me All full of tales; Out of breath And, Oh so pale…!! Ma’am, there’s a Ghost In the loo She blurted..!! I held her to me And said… Listen, girl, The is no ghost So foolish Or courageous …
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Papa: My Resilient Man (dedicated to my father)

The driving force, A significant influence, Responsible, caring, Yet strict at times, Allowing me to grow, And expand my horizons, Papa, you simply dazzle. ***** Not only mathematics or social studies, But, every aspect of my life, Be it music or dance, Compassion, tolerance, charity or benevolence, A doorway to an infinite realm of …

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