Anita Sehgal

Rookie - 49 Points (Delhi)

Anita Sehgal Poems

81. Existence - Cinquain 6/16/2013
82. A Part Of The Whole 6/16/2012
83. A Full Circle 7/11/2012
84. Music 5/26/2012
85. A Mother's Song 4/8/2013
86. Home 8/22/2012
87. 2 Be 7/3/2012
88. Quietus 10/28/2012
89. Sleeping Beauty 8/22/2012
90. The Face 11/23/2012
91. Baby's Melody 9/19/2012
92. Once 10/3/2012
Best Poem of Anita Sehgal


Once my house was full of people
Both young and old …
of diverse opinions and myriad temperaments.
Voices and sounds echoed all around,
Doors banged and shut, activity all around…
Where is my corner of quiet, I wondered?

Once my house was full of guests,
Glasses clinked, tables over laden..
Laughter rang out …
Merry stories exchanged and news dissected,
Each sticking vociferously to his point of view, egos clashed.
Why cannot we listen more and talk less, I wondered?

Once my house was full of children
Each child in a world of his ...

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I was forever your shadow,

The laughter on my face has since died,

The spring in my step is lost,

My tears have also dried.

I no longer like to hear the songs we sang together.

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