Life Rewinds


Ripples

As I stand before you today ,

I think of what I should say…

The salad days when my life had just begun?

The giggles? The tears? The laughter? The fun?

The friendships, the life lessons, the cross-my-hearts,

The picnics, the punishments or the favorite canteen tarts?

Our eager young faces, the eyes shining bright

Thinking that life is written in black and white!

The path of life we finally take, my lil friends,

Is chalked out right here in work and errands,

Chalk and duster tell you life’s small mistakes can be erased

Through teachers and books your minds n hearts are raised!

Games and sports teach you life  is a playground, so play fair

Music and craft , a reminder to take time to stand and stare!

To these hallowed hallways one day you will also return

And wonder if you could the pages of life still turn….

To revisit those carefree days when your “deadlines”

Were getting to school,  the newspaper headlines …

When “meetings” were behind the school fence

When a bday bash was a matter of a few pence!

So spend these days wisely , create a treasure trove

Of memories one can  revisit time and again for LOVE…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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12 thoughts on “Life Rewinds

  1. rajivkrishnan57 February 13, 2016 / 5:18 am

    What an immensely wonderful write. Nice to see you finding time for one of your many passions again. Do not let go of this. You have some ardent fans who look forward to your intellectually nourishing work every day.

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  2. Kaka naeayan February 13, 2016 / 7:27 am

    Aruna nice to see u back with the most powerful sword. Looking forward for more.

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  3. Saswati February 13, 2016 / 11:08 am

    And you create a mood for nostalgia. The smile and tears come together as memories rush before my eyes. How I loved it! Beautiful expression!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. asha February 13, 2016 / 8:23 pm

    Beauty aruna chechi. Brought lot of memories. Especiallly the snap you hav posted. Those vengaseri days and the beautiful kolam in nalukkettu. Loved it.

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  5. Amita February 19, 2016 / 9:15 pm

    Arre….
    Missed this one
    good u r writing again.

    Liked by 1 person

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