Kavitha Krishnamurthy

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Autobiography Of A Seed - Poem by Kavitha Krishnamurthy

I was a petite seed
And no one paid any heed

Placed in a nursery
Listen to my story; it is a mixture of glee and tragedy

One day a little girl came by
Hey! I said, can you hear my cry?

I prayed to god to relieve me from here
Will my dream come true was my fear

Suddenly two gentle hands came forward
I wanted to be brave and not a coward

They sowed me in the mud
My friends sun and water gave me the food

I opened my eyes and saw the first sunshine
The world looked pretty and so fine

My life was happy and full of spirits though
I have little clashes sometimes and my friends became foe

I grew up into a tree so brawny
With my leaves so downy

Slowly I began to think that I was useless
And this thought made me restless

One day a group of kids came and swinged on my branch
My fruits were collected for a ranch

Weary travelers rested in my shade
Slowly I began to realize why I was made

If you too feel dejected like me
Take my life as an inspiration for the coming days to be

Comments about Autobiography Of A Seed by Kavitha Krishnamurthy

  • Joe Breunig (11/30/2006 11:22:00 AM)

    A delightful write; nicely done, for this is an important lesson for life. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/19/2006 7:03:00 AM)

    Hi Kavitha,
    Beautiful poem. Keep it up.

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  • (11/2/2006 10:14:00 PM)


    Like the way you place yourself in the subject lot of inspiration, , I find that i do the same
    in my poetry, keep writing you have great messages to tell.
    charles garcia

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  • (11/2/2006 9:59:00 AM)

    wow...this is a beautiful poem, kavitha...


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 2, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, November 1, 2010

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