Mamta Agarwal

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# As The Year Draws To An End... - Poem by Mamta Agarwal

What is it about some days
Birthday, festivals and anniversary
New Year and first of January
We wake up expectant and gay…

I ponder this foggy December
Why can’t we feel joyous and alive?
Ready to dance, sing and jive
Why it takes some dates on the calendar,

To realise we have only one life to live…
Is it because it breaks the monotony
Or for a while we feel in harmony
Is it a reminder to share and give…?

Times are rough, we try to survive,
Mind so cluttered with angst and worry
Always on the run and in a hurry,
Holidays help to release, laugh and revive…


So go ahead and ring in the New Year,
Give a thought to those who live in fear.
Hug someone who has run out of tears,
And express gratitude to all you hold dear.


Mamta
30.12.2008

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Comments about # As The Year Draws To An End... by Mamta Agarwal

  • (1/11/2009 12:29:00 PM)

    Yes, hug someone. We all need a hug. I rejoice at your sentiment. You and I
    are only four days apart in our birth. How wonderful!

    GW62
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  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (1/4/2009 10:49:00 PM)

    A poem written at the times when such true words are much needed. As the year draws to an end the poem provokes us for a new beginning. Thanks Mamta.....10. (Report)Reply

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  • Andrew Blakemore (12/31/2008 1:41:00 PM)

    Precious and thought provoking words Mamta, beautifully written. Best wishes, Andrew (Report)Reply

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  • (12/31/2008 6:16:00 AM)

    Mamtaji, write thing placed in right time...thanks/shyamal (Report)Reply

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  • Kesav Easwaran (12/31/2008 4:31:00 AM)

    'Times are rough, we try to survive,
    Mind so cluttered with angst and worry
    Always on the run and in a hurry,
    Holidays help to release, laugh and revive'…

    words true and wise...hold positivity and cheer...good poem, Mamta...10
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  • C. P. Sharma (12/31/2008 3:35:00 AM)

    Mamta, A very good poem welcoming the New Year. I would say:

    Let's 2008 review
    And 2009 preview;
    Celebrate it ha, hi, hoo,
    Let's all hatred eschew.
    A very happy new year to you
    CP
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  • (12/31/2008 2:07:00 AM)

    This gracious offering paints a portrait of your strong and beautiful character.
    Happy New Year, dear Mamta. And thank you very much for the gift of your friendship.

    Love,

    SandraX
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  • (12/30/2008 1:28:00 AM)

    I never discrete to this poet, new vision of new year days and old golden days
    let me become part of this new year, wish to hug on you lost lovely days, old December , my heartbeat, want to fun with you let me cross all limits What is it about someold festivals and anniversary

    and here again I remember that you keep.....New Year and first of January and new bloom of flowers
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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 29, 2008



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