Dr. Geeta Radhakrishna Menon

Gold Star - 89,638 Points (3rd August 1950 / Mumbai)

Mother Earth, Happy Birthday! - Poem by Dr. Geeta Radhakrishna Menon

Yesterday night,
I dreamt of Mother Earth.
She looked so incredibly vast,
So radiant, wearing a colourful attire,
Shinning with lustrous jewellery.

In front of Mother Earth,
I looked like a tiny mustard seed,
So small,
So helpless,
So bewildered!

I could not open my eyes fully,
She was too bright for my naked eyes.
Yet, I managed to mutter,
In a voice hardly audible,
"Happy Birthday, Mother Earth"!

Mother Earth smiled and
Nodded with a benign expression!
She looked at me with such kind,
Compassionate expression that
I could have melted like an ice cream!


I managed to ask her:
" Have you any message for us, Mother Earth? "
In soft, mellifluous voice,
As if she is singing a song,
She said: "Yes, Of course"!

All of you are my children, I love you all!
All of you will come back into my arms.
I do not want to know which country you belong to
Or which religion you practise;
I also don't need to know whether you are black or white!

All of you are equal to me!
All you need to do is
‘Let me be'
As I,
‘Let you be'!

Topic(s) of this poem: earth, earth day, nature


Comments about Mother Earth, Happy Birthday! by Dr. Geeta Radhakrishna Menon

  • (5/16/2018 11:38:00 AM)

    A Tremendous reminder that we all belong to one common mother. This verse is one of your finest, Geeta. (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (4/29/2018 9:50:00 PM)

    Smile of Mother Earth motivates mind towards natural perception. Your dream about mother values with dignity of moral feelings. Birthday of Mother Earth is special and this outstanding poem beautifully penned has motivational power in expression. This is a special poem presented on Earth Day....10 (Report)Reply

    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon(4/30/2018 4:34:00 AM)

    Many thanks Kumarmani ji for your beautifully motivating comment.
    Your words and expression really makes it a special poem for Mother Earth.

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  • (4/28/2018 3:29:00 AM)

    A lovely reminder to all that mother earth is for everybody and that we are all equal in her eyes. Thank you Geeta for sharing this poem. (Report)Reply

    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon(4/30/2018 4:28:00 AM)

    For Mother Earth, there is no difference. She looks at all with her compassionate heart.
    Thank you Loke. Stay blessed.

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  • (4/24/2018 12:55:00 AM)

    The best message to all, on the Earth Day. (Report)Reply

    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon(4/30/2018 4:22:00 AM)

    Thank you Unni

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  • Bharati Nayak (4/24/2018 12:36:00 AM)

    All of you are my children, I love you all!
    All of you will come back into my arms.
    I do not want to know which country you belong to
    Or which religion you practise;
    I also don't need to know whether you are black or white!
    - - - - - - - -The love of mother earth so wonderfully expressed- - - - A lovely message for Earth Day! !
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    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon(4/30/2018 4:21:00 AM)

    Thank you Bharati for your kind support to Mother Earth. God bless.

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  • Rajnish Manga (4/23/2018 10:32:00 AM)

    Great message on Earth Day which is an eye-opener for the entire mankind and needs to be imbibed and carried in letter and spirit. The dream sequence reflects the concerns of the poet against man's follies. It is very timely and emotional. Thanks, Geeta ji.
    All of you are my children, I love you all!
    All of you will come back into my arms.... ‘Let me be'.... ‘Let you be'!
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    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon(4/23/2018 11:46:00 PM)

    Thank you Rajnish ji, Your fine words are like a breath of fresh breeze.
    I always felt that we human beings are meddling and prodding with Mother nature too much whereas, Mother Earth is cradling us so lovingly without interfering with our ways

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  • Robert Murray Smith (4/23/2018 4:21:00 AM)

    Geeta, a fine write. We should think more of our Mother.+++10 (Report)Reply

    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon(4/23/2018 11:48:00 PM)

    Robert, thank you for your kind words of appreciation. I value them.

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