Sumita Datta

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A Note To My Beloved Sister - Poem by Sumita Datta

I still remember the day,
When my mom told us,
Soon our new sister
Will begin to stay with us….

You stayed with us only for a year…
But the bondage that shaped among us
Had never broken
Even after so many years…

Remember those days?
We used to spend together….
I still remember, we all four sisters,
Rarely, we fought with each other…

We used to play outdoor games,
Very often indoor too…
You used to take me for a ride in your bicycle
On the back carrier along with you…

Often, I used to feel scared of you
When you used to call me…
As you were a book worm
And I didn’t like to read the books that you would give me…

Remember the day? And that snap?
That four of us went to a studio to click…
That is one of my memorable days of childhood
I still remember, every part of it…

I don’t know what all you still remember of the past?
But I am sure you did not forget that day
(At night) you discovered the baby cobra on your bed,
As that is a truth, people cannot dream, in a way…

Spending a memorable year with us…
When you left home, for your education
Though initially we missed you a lot,
But gradually, we almost lost all our connection…

After a gap of two decades,
It is You, who tried to revive the relation, sister
As a result of that, along with our family
After 20 years, we are again together…

I am grateful to Almighty, for a sis, like you,
And your love and care,
As in today’s’ world,
Such strong relation is very rare…

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Comments about A Note To My Beloved Sister by Sumita Datta

  • (7/17/2007 3:30:00 AM)

    Very touching. The poem not only reflects your poetic skill, but also reflects your love for your family. Please also convey my wishes to your sister to whom you have dedicated this poem. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 20, 2011

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