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Akhtar Jawad

(8-2-1945 / Gorakhpur)

A Love Letter To Sonu


Oh! my cute,
No dispute,
You are number one,
Next to none.

The nights were dark,
The days were shark,
The garden lacked flowers,
No wind, no showers.

It was first of June,
I listened to a tune,
So pleasant so cute,
It was Krishna on his flute,

Radha came to me,
I was amazed to see,
Her image and her charms,
It were you into arms.

You were like your mother,
Who in fact is a mirror,
Having all of the beauty,
Of her mother so pretty,

You became a beloved,
You are still so much loved,
By me and all,
Grown up or small.

Radha gave you to me,
I thanked God to see.
And my sentiment!
I was Krishna at that moment.

(Sonu is my first grand daughter, and daughter of my lovely daughter)

Submitted: Monday, May 05, 2014

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This is a poem on my first grand daughter, daughter of my daughter, she is a bit jealous.

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  • Kirti Sharma (5/17/2014 11:58:00 AM)

    I agree with Dharthisha.... this poem got a nice rhymin schme! ! !
    And the poem is really swet! ! Your granddaughter will love this poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • Jasbir Chatterjee (5/12/2014 11:22:00 PM)

    the title of the poem was very intriguing and goaded me on to read the whole poem...hats off to you and your skill of weaving magic with your words... (Report) Reply

  • Md Asadullah (5/12/2014 5:38:00 AM)

    I wish best for sonu, your beloved granddaughter, I pray for her bright future, This rhyming poem having characters of Hindu mythological characters is a nice gift for your little sweet granddaughter :) (Report) Reply

  • Matthias Pantaleon (5/9/2014 12:25:00 AM)

    Great rhyme! Love is a sensitive topic but you skillfully tackle with with great cratfmanship which makes it an interesting read (Report) Reply

  • Colleen Courtney (5/5/2014 5:05:00 PM)

    Oh, but it's such a beautiful poem for your loving granddaughter! Perhaps time to write one now for your daughter? (Report) Reply

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