Geetha Jayakumar

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It's Party At Sixty! - Poem by Geetha Jayakumar

Only one candle blown
On my 60th birthday
First time Bash on my birthday
With all my friends old and new
Welcomed me with cake, songs, dance, music.
So excited I was.

A feast of dishes welcomed all.
Which one to have first?

I looked at Colorful pickle. B.P. came rolling on me,
And said ok fine, have it, I am going to shoot now.
I saw biryani looking at me hungrily,
cholesterol peeked and said mind your health.
Variety of spicy food was decorated,
Acidity jumped into my plate
Finally I looked at the bread chicken rolls
Obesity jumped and said, want to add further weight.
Salads decorated lovely but fed up of that.
Finally I landed on a soup Which welcomed me Sweetie smile..
Relished few boiled veggies!

Last but not the least
I looked at the yummy deserts Fruits salad with ice cream
I just took a spoonful…Diabetes, obesity jumped together
You enjoy, we also enjoy to attack you..

Since a child I looked hungrily at the food.
Not a penny to afford.
My parents earned daily wages,
Even a single meal was mere,
water filled our empty stomach.
But relished what ever food we got.
Anytime if we had enough food,
we used to tell its party day today!

But today when I have everything
I cannot take even a spoonful.
That's my life today at Sixty!

Today I am Happy that am enjoying
with all my friends who were there with me
In all walks of my life!

© 2014.

Geetha Jayakumar.

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  • Lyn Paul (8/4/2016 6:28:00 PM)

    This is a 10 Dear Geetha for bringing us all the joy of your happiness. Rating failed. x (Report) Reply

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  • Lyn Paul (8/4/2016 6:25:00 PM)

    Loved reading your words Geetha, feeling the happiness in your heart with the bond of amazing friendships.
    Bless you
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/4/2016 12:54:00 PM)

    A feast of dishes! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (7/11/2013 7:31:00 AM)

    While young when we can afford to enjoy all pleasures, our wallets are empty! But once we have a fat bank balance and are surrounded by all tempting goodies and pleasures, we are not able to taste them because of health hazards! This is the unfortunate plight of man! Well penned! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 7, 2013

Poem Edited: Saturday, November 1, 2014

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