Ashish Ram

Rookie (26-05-1984 / India)

Hide And Seek - Poem by Ashish Ram

They were playing shopkeeper's game in my parking lot,
Decorated a little corner with little dolls, little kites, little toys,
And every little thing they got,
Making innocent moves, in a round circle they sat,
An innocent shop, an innocent shopkeeper, on a little innocent..mat,
Then someone tried to imitate an innocent 'bargain',
Showing a beaded neclace, said,
'i won't pay so much for that'gold chain'! ! ! ',
The shopkeeper said, its okey, 'just give me your doll',
And the 'gold chain' is yours once and for all,
Moved I was to see, things valued for need and love not their content, The occupants of the little shop moved me with their innocent intent,
Gold, money, luxury all now seemed a little weak,
In this innocent world, where they still play hide and seek.

Comments about Hide And Seek by Ashish Ram

  • (8/23/2007 1:17:00 AM)

    Great message Ashish! Yes, there is so much more value in Love and the innocent sweet things of life...
    You captured a feeling in this poem and offered a great theme for the reader to hang on too.((Thank you))
    Take care of U
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  • (7/24/2006 5:36:00 AM)

    ...gosh..the message creeps in beautifully out of the poem!

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 20, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 18, 2010

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