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Mary Amrutha

Rookie - 42 Points (02/04/1995 / Ernakulam, kerala, India)

Good Bye 2013


Thanks for all the great things you gave me
Thanks for all the wonders you showed me
Thanks for the pain you gave me
which made me stronger than before
Thanks for the lessons you taught me
that I'll never forget in my life
Thanks for giving life to many beautiful ones
but still my heart cries for losing some dear ones
Thanks for giving me many new friends
Like every coin having two sides,
I love you and hate you at the same time
but I am sure that I'll miss you...

Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, December 31, 2013

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  • Rookie - 2 Points Joby John (1/15/2014 4:43:00 AM)

    I enjoyed this line Like every coin having two sides,
    I love you and hate you at the same time
    each new year is the time when we look back. keep writing.
    JOBY JOHN
    St.Thomas College pala (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,330 Points Daniel Brick (1/12/2014 4:27:00 AM)

    This is something I have learned from reading poetry for many decades: Always give an example for every general statement. You write in the beginning that the year 2013 gave great things and wonders but I want to know WHAT they are. I can't visualize wonders - it means too many things at once - but if you were to say I was hot and irritated and then the sky darkened, a huge black cloud crowned my neighborhood and the monsoon rain poured its refreshing waters over my hair, and face and all of me rejoiced. Now I KNOW what wonder means for you, and that's what I want from you as a poet - something special that I cannot experience in ice-cold Minnesota - Last week the temperature was -30 degrees below zero. It was so cold that I could barely breathe when I walked outside to my car and I had to carry my three year nephew because he was crying he was so cold. That's the experience of pain - in real, concrete, vivid language. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 812 Points Unwritten Soul (1/5/2014 10:26:00 AM)

    Nice poem Mary, but dont say goodbye to 2013, because we always having it in our age....a year added was with this year..with wisdom and lesson so dontsay goodbye 2013 just hi to 2014..this poem you did in very nice way.. :) _Soul (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,505 Points Dinesh Nair (1/4/2014 10:36:00 AM)

    That`s a nice gratitude shown. You appear to speak for all of us and this poem has a touch of reality. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,300 Points Valsa George (1/3/2014 6:28:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem Mary! Yes,2013 has come and gone giving us a mixed bag of boons and banes! Let us hope that the New Year will grant us a greater load of blessings! ! Enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

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