RAJ NANDY

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**counting Blessings!

Poem by RAJ NANDY

COUNTING BLESSINGS!

During my childhood days, I had once let
a gas balloon escape, -
Into the vast expanse of the vast blue space!
It had turned into a tiny speck and melted
into infinite space!
Those were the days filled with wonder, -
And the balloon toed a child’s waking dreams,
- no wonder!
Now after many long years, I neither marvel
at the infinite,
Nor do I lament the finiteness of things!
I thank the Lord for all that I have for the
time being!
For the happiness and joy which life brings!
Not for how long I will have them!
-Raj Nandy
03 Jul 09
New Delhi


Comments about **counting Blessings! by RAJ NANDY

  • Bob Blackwell (8/14/2009 3:34:00 AM)

    Gratitude for what we have is the only way to happiness. How can you be happy if you yearn for more? Live now and enjoy all the blessings all around. Thank you Raj, for this enjoyable read. Warm regards B ob(Report)Reply

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  • Karin Anderson (sorry can't vote or comment) . (7/15/2009 9:14:00 PM)

    Raj Your theme of the balloon works so well. I wrote a poem for my daughter when at a party when one broke. 'darling balloons are for choosing and bursting and loosing. Youth and life are fleeting, just like balloons and you bring back the theme to the wisdom of your title 'Counting Blessings'.
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  • Lady Grace (7/15/2009 7:02:00 PM)

    'For the happiness and joy which life brings!
    Not for how long I will have them! ''that's true..(Report)Reply

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  • Lady Grace (7/15/2009 7:02:00 PM)

    'For the happiness and joy which life brings!
    Not for how long I will have them! ''that's true..(Report)Reply

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  • Brishti Mazumdar (7/13/2009 12:23:00 PM)

    I neither marvel
    at the infinite,
    Nor do I lament the finiteness of things!

    ....wow....good one...Again words of wisdom and experience....10+(Report)Reply

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  • Priyanka BhowmickPriyanka Bhowmick (7/3/2009 6:01:00 AM)

    a contented piece... nice one..(Report)Reply

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  • Mamta Agarwal (7/3/2009 2:22:00 AM)

    acceptance and surrender comes with age and maturity. we learn to live in the moment. beaitifuuly expressed in your poem. thanks Raj

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  • Surya . (7/3/2009 1:50:00 AM)

    contentment and surrender to the divine.is it not too early to go for this phylosophy? .nice poem
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  • Catrina Heart (7/3/2009 1:46:00 AM)

    lovely poem written! ! ! ! ! Thx for the nice enjoyable read!(Report)Reply

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  • Indira RenganathanIndira Renganathan (7/3/2009 1:34:00 AM)

    Matured and mellowed....a poem so ripe(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 3, 2009