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Archana Kapoor Nagpal

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Through Her Eyes Only


I brought her into this world,
But she is like a mother to me,
Darkness is the only colour for me,
Though I see the beautiful world,
Through her eyes only,
Every morning she holds my hand,
She walks with me in the garden,
Tells me the beauty of nature,
I see the magical creation of God,
Through her eyes only,
She sits next to me,
Tells me how water changes its colours,
When sun’s rays fall into the pond,
How swiftly the fishes change their directions,
There is only darkness all around,
Though I can see some light of hope,
Through her eyes only,
I can smell the roses,
I can feel the intense heat of the sun,
I can listen to the mystical sound of chimes,
But I can see none of them,
She clasps her little fingers around mine,
And makes me see beyond the darkness,
I remember to live every day,
Through her eyes only,
I cannot see my child,
But she is the apple of my eye,
I live because she is in my life,
I feel my existence in this world,
Through her eyes only,
I might give up on life,
But her indomitable will,
Helps me to survive,
I fall in love with the darkness,
Because it brings me closer to my child,
And I can see a beautiful life ahead,
Through her eyes only!

Submitted: Friday, February 21, 2014

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  • Rookie - 15 Points Shraddha The Poetess (2/26/2014 11:34:00 PM)

    a veryyyyyyy beautiful as well as emotional poem.............hats offff............

    this poem should get even must get 100/10.................
    loved it...; ] also invite yu to read my poems on maa....... (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,790 Points Brian Johnston (2/21/2014 10:14:00 AM)

    What an honor to cast the first vote of 10 for this lovely poem. My eyes are full of tears. I love too that the child is female and the innocence exemplified in the simplicity of her sharing her vision of the world. Write on dear poet! (Report) Reply

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