Rajesh Thankappan

Gold Star - 10,776 Points (Guwahati)

As A Child - Poem by Rajesh Thankappan

I remember still
To catch the rising sun
I once ran up the hill,
But the sun had shifted
Further away still
I stood awhile pondering
And disappointed ran downhill.

Now when in the course of life
Climbing uphill
Striving and struggling
I catch the chill
I am warmed up tenderly
By the sun that rose above the hill
That had taught me to take
Disappointment as a sanguine pill.

Topic(s) of this poem: philosophy

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Comments about As A Child by Rajesh Thankappan

  • Kanav Justa (7/11/2014 10:28:00 AM)

    , , , , , , a fabulous poem, , , nice write, , (Report) Reply

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  • Valsa George (3/31/2014 11:23:00 PM)

    A wonderful write.......The sound effect adds to the beauty of the poem! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 31, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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